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Digestion & Stress: Balancing The Scales

Did you know that one of the biggest obstacles our digestive system faces is our own stress? Stress releases a hormone called cortisol, which essentially tenses up our bodies and makes it more difficult for ‘unessential’ systems to do their work efficiently. As far as the digestive system goes, this means that when we’re stressed, […]

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Diet Choices for Hair Health

Dedication to personal health and wellness requires evaluating the content of our body’s intake, in hopes of achieving the optimal outcome: our healthiest, best selves. As we incorporate new workout routines or forms of exercise to make our bodies stronger, we often overlook the importance of the strength of a different body part: our hair. […]

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Don’t Skip That Morning Cup Of Coffee

Could a coffee a day be keeping the doctor away?  Many immediately associate coffee with caffeine and sugar, which tend to have negative connotations, however, there’s much more to it. Coffee is made from java beans which are a great source of antioxidants and are linked to mood-boosting qualities. That’s not all researchers said… “Coffee […]

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Understanding Liver Detoxification

The liver is a powerhouse organ in charge of some of the body’s most important functions. Detoxifying two quarts of blood every minute, the liver filters and cleanses all of the blood from the major abdominal organs before returning to the heart, (Hall). To maintain optimum liver health, nutritionists and dietitians often recommend liver detoxes, […]

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Skin Care Using Natural Ingredients

There are so many different types of skincare products in the world today. Many of them contain harmful chemicals or just don’t work on the skin. As individuals, we spend countless dollars buying products to keep our skin healthy and clear. Despite popular belief, many different skincare products are natural. Yep, you heard right! There […]