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Magnesium 101: What You Really Need to Know

May 26, 2020

Magnesium 101: What You Really Need to Know Magnesium is one of those nutrients we don’t hear about too much, despite the fact that it’s one of the most abundant minerals in our bodies. Moreover, it’s the fourth most abundant mineral that we have! So what role does magnesium play? Do we really need to…

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Should You Ditch Teflon For Cast Iron Pans?

May 19, 2020

Should You Ditch Teflon For Cast Iron Pans? If you’ve been on a mission to remove chemicals from your everyday environment, you’ve probably already targeted the obvious sources personal care products, household products, and pesticide- and chemical-laden foods. But, have you considered the impact your cookware can have on the food you prepare in it…

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Why Does Every Nutrition Pro Tell Me To “Heal My Leaky Gut” – How Can It Be Leaking?!

May 11, 2020

Why Does Every Nutrition Pro Tell Me To “Heal My Leaky Gut” – How Can It Be Leaking?! There’s A LOT of talk in the health world about gut health these days. You’ve probably even heard that the key to reversing a whole host of health issues, ranging from skin issues to serious autoimmune conditions,…

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How Exercise Impacts Your Energy Levels

May 4, 2020

How Exercise Impacts Your Energy Levels When you’re completely exhausted, the last thing you want to do is lace up your shoes for a workout. But if you’re tired of being tired all the time, you may want to rethink the idea of regularly exercising. Exercise is one of the most powerful tools we have…

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Life “Hacks” Of The Longest Lived People

April 27, 2020

Life “Hacks” Of The Longest Lived People Think living a long and healthy life well into your nineties or even one hundred years old is only for those lucky few who hit the genetic lottery? Think again. Lifestyle factors, i.e. the things you do everyday over the long-term – can add up to increase the…

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Goitrogens – Thyroid Blockers or Harmless?

April 21, 2020

Goitrogens – Thyroid Blockers or Harmless? Hormone health is all the rage these days. It’s almost become trendy in some ways! You may have heard about eating to balance your hunger hormones, reproductive hormones, and blood sugar hormones. But what about your thyroid hormones? You might not think much about how food relates to your…