Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Does Gut Health Affect Hormones?

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Gut Health and Your Hormones Hormones and gut health are hot topics. However, the medical community views these systems of the body as separate entities. Fatigue, mood swings, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS) are considered hormonal problems. Bloating, constipation, and gas are classified only as digestive issues. However, the digestive and hormonal systems impact each other […]

Learn Why Eating Taboo Foods May be Healthy for You

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There are many so-called bad foods for you that many of us are familiar with, including but not limited to eggs, red meat, and salt. However, what if we told you that these “taboo” foods are actually not bad for you? Today, we go over which taboo foods might actually be healthy for you. Do […]

Why You May Have Excessive Inflammation in Your Body

Inflammation is a natural process in the body to deal with stress whether it is mental-emotional, physical, chemical, electromagnetic, or nutritional. Inflammation is part of the body’s natural mechanism to start the healing process. If excessive inflammation is present, signs may include: excessively sore muscles chronic pain in joints inability to recover from exercise or […]

Why Is Gut Health So Important?

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Why Is the Gut So Important? The gut is home to approximately thirty trillion microorganisms. These microorganisms are approximately the equivalent to the total number of cells in your entire human body! On average, you walk around with three to four pounds of bacteria in your gut. In a healthy gut, there’s a symbiotic and […]

Nutrition Tips for Weight Loss

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What Is the Perfect Diet? There are a plethora of books proclaiming that the diet they promote is perfect for everyone. The truth is that there is no “one size fits all” diet. Each person has a unique biochemical and metabolic makeup. Metabolic typing is the best technology that takes this into account. We’ve found metabolic typing to be […]

Stay Hydrated : Is 8 to 10 Glasses of Water All You Need?

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Are you drinking enough water? If you answered yes, what is the optimal amount? Is the old standard of 8 glasses of water a day the right formula for everyone? There is not a “one size fits all” amount of water that everyone should be drinking. Some people say “drink lots of water”. But what […]

Alcohol: Should You Drink It?

Is it Healthy to Drink Alcohol? To drink or not to drink, that is the question. Are you gaining body fat around your mid-section? Do you wake up in the middle of the night or wake up feeling tired? These are questions that you must ask yourself when it comes to alcohol consumption. Many people […]