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Don’t Feel Stuffed at Thanksgiving: 3 Easy Tips for a Healthier Turkey Day

Don’t Feel Stuffed at Thanksgiving: 3 Easy Tips for a Healthier Turkey Day

During the holiday season, it can be difficult to maintain your healthy living habits and daily routines. Balanced meals get replaced with pumpkin pies and sweets, and workouts at the gym get skipped for last-minute shopping trips to prep for the perfect holiday meal or to find holiday gifts. Before you know it, the holiday …

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3 Recipes to Shake Up Your Smoothies

3 Recipes to Shake Up Your Smoothies

Our doctor-formulated supplements add a refreshing boost to any smoothie. If made with healthy ingredients, smoothies can be a fantastic nutritional beverage. Ingredients commonly found in smoothies can: Prevent dehydration Provide feelings of fullness and diminish food cravings Boost the immune system Reduce stress Provide fiber and calcium Improve digestion Increase energy levels Support heart …

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A Brief Guide to Getting the Natural Antioxidants Your Body Needs

A Brief Guide to Getting the Natural Antioxidants Your Body Needs

What are polyphenols? Polyphenols, also known as micronutrients, are chemicals found in edible plants that have a positive effect on the body. It is believed that plants produce polyphenols to protect themselves from damage caused by harsh ultraviolet rays of the sun, similar to how sunscreen protects the human body (they may also be produced …

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The Anti-Nutrient: What You Need to Know About the Nutrient Blockers You’re Eating

The Anti-Nutrient: What You Need to Know About the Nutrient Blockers You’re Eating

Lectins are proteins frequently found in a variety of plant and animal-based foods and are consumed daily. As lectins have such a prominent presence in the human diet, it is important to understand them and take the necessary steps to aid your body in combating these proteins. Lectins bind specifically to common carbohydrates and certain …

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The History of Turmeric

The History of Turmeric

For nearly 4,000 years, turmeric, a flowering plant in the ginger family commonly found in Central America and India, has been used for a variety of purposes in traditional Indian culture. This multifunctioning plant has a unique and ever-evolving history. Here, we’ll explore some of the ways turmeric is used in India, and learn how …

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The Power in Beets

The Power in Beets

Perhaps one of the greatest superfoods known to mankind is the beet. Beets, which are plants whose deep purple root can be used as food and medicine, have been used for centuries around the world for their medicinal properties that promote healing and wellbeing in various ways.  Here, we’ll take a look at how beets …

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