New Year, New You: Body Revision for the Year Ahead

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The start of a new year is a time for reflection and revision. It is a call to look inward and determine what changes need to be made in order to live your best life possible. It can be helpful to rethink your relationships, work and creative…

Is Hormone Replacement Dangerous?

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Getting Down to the Bottom of Synthetic vs. Natural HormonesWhat Are Hormones, Exactly?Natural hormones are our body’s best motivators, snapping our organs into action where we need it most. Hormones play an important role in our…

What can I Do About Hair Loss?

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What Is Hair Loss?Hair loss, or shedding, is a natural part of the hairlife cycle.Then again, if you’re a woman noticing bald spots or excessive shedding, you could be dealing with more serious hair loss issues.Regular HairLoss:Between…

What Is Gut Health?

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Your gut, also known as your gastrointestinal (GI) system, is one of the foundational building blocks in your body. Did you know there are approximately 100 million nerve endings lining your gut wall? No wonder our gut is referred to as our…

How do I beat the Winter Blues?

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Beating the Winter BluesTry as we may to keep a positive outlook on life, there’s no denying that our environment affects the way we feel. As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, many of us find ourselves struggling to stay…

What is Insulin Resistance?

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The Facts About Insulin ResistanceAccording to Everyday Health, your body “breaks down carbs into glucose, or sugar, which is then released into your bloodstream [for energy].” In order for glucose to be properly absorbed, you need healthy…

Why are Probiotics important?

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Understanding ProbioticsBacteria gets a bad rap. As children, we are taught to vigorously wash our hands, scrubbing away any bacteria that may be living on them. This practice is wise, and can often prevent us from getting sick. However,…

Could you have leaky gut syndrome?

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Getting Real About Leaky Gut SyndromeWhile a healthy intestine allows proper absorption of nutrients into the bloodstream, a damaged intestine doesn't produce enzymes essential in protecting your immune system. Leaky gut syndrome, also known…

Hormones 101

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Hormones are our body’s most underrated helpers. The importance of hormones is often overlooked, but they play an integral role in mood, libido, our immune system and more. When your hormones are imbalanced, the other areas of your life might…

Do I have a Gluten Sensitivity?

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Gluten-Related Health IssuesGluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. A gluten allergy or intolerance means that your digestive system has an allergic reaction to gluten. Celiac disease in an autoimmune disorder that triggers your…