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11 Largest Nutrition Lies in the Media

Every week there seems to be a new nutrition topic covered in the media; new fads, new solutions for weight loss, and new foods that are “bad” for you. Many of the claims are often discredited, upon further research, yet their impact on dietary choices remains. That is the case with several of the long-standing nutrition […]

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Oil Pulling: Research Finally Reveals What Some Have Thought All Along

A few people commented that they use coconut oil for something called Oil Pulling – which is kind of like using an oil as a mouthwash. Apparently, there are quite a few studies that support this process and a lot of people swear by it. It is claimed to whiten your teeth, make your breath fresher and lead […]

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10 Natural Immunity Essentials

My desire to stay well has much more to do with building my immune system all year-round rather than just surviving this year’s flu season. When nearly 1 of every 2 men, and 1 of every 3 women will be faced with a cancer diagnosis, it’s imperative to continuously support and build up your immune […]

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11 Essential Nutrients Your Body Needs Now

With so much information circulating out there about nutrition, it can be challenging to make sure you’re getting the nutrients you need each day. In fact, with some sources listing as many as 90 essential nutrients, following a balanced diet can quickly become overwhelming. However, getting all the nutrients you need doesn’t have to be […]

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Essential Fatty Acids: What Makes These Healthy Fats So Essential?

For decades, dietary fat has been plagued with a bad reputation as reduced-fat products hit the shelves and low-fat diets took center stage. However, dietary fat as well as essential fatty acids are two critical components of good health. Fat plays a role in just about every aspect of health, right down to the very […]

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Impressive Reasons To Eat More Plant-Based Foods!

During flu and cold season, building your immunity is very important. One way you can do this is by eating more whole, plant-based foods. Here are 4 reasons why you should start incorporating more nutrient-dense foods into your diet. 1. Plant-Based Foods Provide Energy Before the body can turn cooked food into usable fuel, it […]

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Researchers find that an egg a day can increase growth in young children

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis found that giving a child an egg a day greatly reduces their chances of becoming stunted or underweight. Moreover, babies as young as six months can benefit greatly from consuming an egg daily. For their 2015 study, which has been published in Pediatrics, the researchers went to the Cotopaxi Province […]

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The Fascinating Connections Between Gut Bacteria, Weight And Mood

From the research these days, it seems like there’s not much our gut bacteria don’t do. From affecting our risk for cancer to lengthening or shortening our lifespans to influencing our mental health, it feels like we’re quite at the mercy of the tiny organisms in our guts. The connection between gut bacteria and weight is one of the […]

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What Happened When I Gave Up Gluten, Sugar, Dairy, And Coffee

Like many people, when the new year started, I felt like it was time to turn over a new leaf and undo all of the damage from the gluttony of the holiday season. I was feeling sluggish and tired, and tasks that normally take me an hour or two suddenly consumed the entire day. Then […]

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How To Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss 1 Tablespoon At A Time

Apple Cider Vinegar is becoming more and more popular. Popping up on ingredient lists everywhere and there are very convincing reasons why! It helps you drop those pounds and fight health troubles! What is in vinegar that causes weight loss? Acetic acid is a component of vinegar that encourages your body to lose those poundsby helping […]

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