7 Ways to Nip Holiday Stress in the Bud and Help Support a Healthy Stress Response

The holidays are a time to share and celebrate with family and friends, and during this festive time of year, stress levels can rise significantly. When this stress builds up, all of the body’s systems can become affected, especially when we’re pushing and pulling ourselves through stressful situations and seasonal obligations.Ultimately this can leave us…

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Probiotics FAQs

What are probiotics? Probiotics are the good bacteria responsible for keeping everything within our digestive system in check. Our body homes billions of bacteria, both good and bad. There are at least 10 times the amounts of bacteria in our bodies than there are cells. The majority of our bacteria are located in the digestive…

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8 Great Reasons to Eat More Fat

Fat – A simple three letter word that sends many dieters running towards the horizon. Hundreds of thousands of people are trying to cut fat out of their diet in a desperate bid to ‘be healthier and lose weight’’. The idea is, in a sort, correct. I mean saturated fats absolutely do clog up your…

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What’s the Scoop on Maca

What is Maca? Maca is a root vegetable that grows in the Peruvian Andes at very high altitudes. Maca belongs to the cruciferous family of plants which includes other such powerhouse foods including broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, turnips, and radishes. This powerful root vegetable from South America is most commonly used to help with stamina, energy,…

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