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Category: Weight Loss

5 Surprising Things That Hurt Your Microbiome

  • Brain & Emotional Health
  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Diabetes
  • Gut Health
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Weight Loss

The human gut contains trillions of bacteria – also referred to as the gut flora or microbiome – and these tiny unicellular organisms play an unfathomable role in overall health. For instance, a healthy gut flora has been shown to improve gut health, heart health, brain health, weight management, and blood sugar regulation, among others. While most of these thousands

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Veggies Boost Probiotic Benefits

  • Colon Hydrotherapy
  • Gut Health
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

Taking probiotics with a Big Mac might not do you any good at all, according to an article published by the Division of Immunology at Harvard Medical School. In fact, The Western diet, very low in dietary fiber, has shifted our gut microbiota to become less diverse than more traditional diets, which is wreaking havoc on

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Exercise Your Guts Out

  • Autoimmune
  • Gut Health
  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

Exercise is good for us, yes? With its wide-range of benefits that include supporting heart, muscle and bone health, the short answer is yes. But could there be repercussions in over-exercising? For some people, yes; intense exercise can lead to leaky gut. In the literature, it is referred to as “exercise-induced gut permeability,” and the mechanism

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Want to keep your muscles strong but dread working out?

  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

Want to keep your muscles strong but dread working out? “I should go to the gym.” It’s something we all say and know we should do, but sometimes life gets in the way. However, as we get older and begin to lose strength and muscle mass, supporting our bodies becomes increasingly more important. Not feeling the

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Exercise and Improved Cognition

  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

A new study by a Massachusetts General Hospital research team found that exercise is one of the best ways to turn on neurogenesis, the process of producing new neurons. Neurogenesis takes place in the hippocampus and striatum, and is essential to learning and memory. Because beneficial effects on cognition are often blocked in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

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Sage is All the Rage

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Weight Loss

There is a laundry list of traditional foods and tasty recipes associated with the holiday season. Yet it’s the seasonings—the herbs and spices—that really make them pop. Sweet potatoes and cinnamon, for example, are a match made in heaven. And while poultry and butternut squash come alive when paired with any number of seasonings, Salvia

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7 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Dark Chocolate

  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Weight Loss

Chocoholics rejoice! The amount of evidence in favor of eating chocolate is increasing, so there’s no need to miss out. Most of the health benefits of chocolate are believed to be because of its key ingredient – cocoa. More and more studies are linking regular cocoa consumption with a slimmer waistline, improved heart health, increased

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11 Largest Nutrition Lies in the Media

  • Diabetes
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Hormone Health
  • Men and Woman's Health
  • Weight Loss

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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