Recommended Foods for Healthy and Clear Skin

Recommended Foods for Healthy and Clear Skin

Your skin is the largest organ in your body, covering everything your entire body. For many people, it’s their identity, a mirror for who they are and how they feel at a given moment. Healthy skin allows you to display your inner confidence.  Have you ever wondered what foods can help keep your skin looking…

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Omega 6 vs Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega 6 vs Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Have you ever heard of Omega fatty acids?  You likely have, especially if you’re into fitness or wellness.  Omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 are all types of omega fatty acids. They’re important for your health because of their role in creating cell membranes, directing nerve impulses, and providing protection from inflammation. Let’s drill down to some…

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Do Vegans Need to Take Supplements?

Do Vegans Need to Take Supplements

There’s a lot of misinformation when it comes to being vegan. And while we’re not going to go into the science behind plant-based diets, some misconceptions do require clarification. An important question to ask is whether vegans need to take supplements. Many people don’t realize this, but vegetables alone cannot provide a person with everything…

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The 3 Best Healthy Habits to Start the New Year

The 3 Best Healthy Habits to Start the New Year

We often think of a transformation as a long and challenging process. We can get easily overwhelmed when the committed changes are too extreme. But the good news is that they don’t have to be.  Making several small changes to your life can be much more effective than taking one giant leap. It’s always easier…

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Esophageal Dysmotility

Esophageal Dysmotility

Esophageal Dysmotility, or ED for short, is a condition that causes dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, causing food to get stuck in your throat. The muscles in the esophagus don’t work well, and this makes it difficult for people with this condition to swallow. They may also have trouble talking or breathing because of the obstruction. …

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Living with Lactose Intolerance

Living with Lactose Intolerance

Have you ever drunk a café latte and had a gassy, bloated, and cramped stomach afterward? Or maybe you experienced stomach pain after having your favorite cereal? If so, it might be because of the milk, more specifically the lactose, that goes with it! You may be lactose intolerant. What is Lactose? Lactose is a…

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Curcumin and Piperine – The Perfect Combo

Curcumin and Piperine - The Perfect Combo

Turmeric, known as the Indian saffron or golden spice, has been used in India, Asia, and Middle Eastern countries for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb. Turmeric alone can already provide a long list of health benefits and it may very well be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence.  Curcumin is…

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A Closer Look at Acidophilus

A Closer Look at Acidophilus

By now you have probably heard the term “probiotics”, but do you know what these are and how they work with your digestion for a healthy gut? Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that can help your digestive system. Acidophilus (Lactobacillus acidophilus) is one known strain of probiotic that is widely used. Acidophilus is found…

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Safe Foods to Eat While Taking Antibiotics

Safe Foods to Eat While Taking Antibiotics

Antibiotics can save lives, relieve symptoms of bacterial infections, and help us recover faster. They destroy both healthy and bad bacteria in your gut while they try to eradicate bacteria in your body system. Antibiotics work by disrupting essential processes or structures in the bacterial cell. This either kills the bacteria or slows down bacterial…

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Healthy Liver, Longer Life!

Healthy Liver Longer Life

Have you ever wondered how food passes through your body? Vital nutrients from the foods you consume are ingested inside the human body, but filtration is needed to excrete the waste by-products that can be toxic. The liver is responsible for processing these harmful substances and excreting them in the form of feces. The liver…

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