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How Can I Get Enough Vitamin D?

April 16, 2018

How Can I Get EnoughVitamin D? When we think of “vitamins,” we know they’re super-important for health.  But vitamin D is special. It’s difficult to get enough vitamin D; vitamin D is, therefore, a very common deficiency. So, let’s talk about how much of this critical fat-soluble vitamin we need, and how you can get…

Will Losing Weight Help Me Eliminate Joint Pain in Springfield?

April 15, 2018

Will Losing Weight Help Me Eliminate Joint Pain in Springfield? One of the negative side effects of carrying excess weight is joint pain. It stands to reason, that your muscles, joints and ligaments would be heavily burdened by having to cart around more weight than they were designed to handle. For someone who is 50…

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Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It?

April 10, 2018

Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It? Stressed? Tired? Craving sugar? Can’t sleep? All of these can be related to the constant stress we feel in our lives. We know that stress can have a huge impact on our health and wellness in Springfield. And, since your adrenal glands produce stress hormones, adrenal fatigue (or “HPA Axis…

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The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain

March 27, 2018

The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain If there was ever a call for “digestive health,” this is it! Yes, it’s true. Your gut is considered your “second brain.” There is no denying it anymore. And because of the new scientific discoveries about the vagus nerve, the enteric nervous system, and the amazing influence…

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The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

March 23, 2018

The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too? Yes you should (end of post). But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it so healthy? And which type is best? Let’s dive into some of the fascinating research and find out. Coconut oil is a special kind of fat…

The Psychological Effects of Obesity in Springfield

March 15, 2018

The Psychological Effects of Obesity in Springfield What you see on the outside of someone who is overweight or obese in Springfield is only a small part of the equation. Much of the time, it is the psychological and social effects that are even more damaging than the physical ones. Obesity has been linked to…