FODMAPs: Why You Should Consider Cutting Back (Temporarily)

Are you dealing with debilitating digestive problems that don’t seem to improve no matter what diet you try out? Maybe you’ve tried committing to the ketogenic diet or even went on the paleo path for a few months with unimpressive results. While these diets can do wonders for your health, they don’t address one of the root causes of intestinal distress- a high FODMAPs diet.… [read more]

9 Reasons You Should Give CBD Oil To Your Pets

Medical marijuana is a hot-button topic these days, and millions of people are finding that the cannabis plant holds impressive potential for their health. Are pets excluded? Treating pets with CBD oil is becoming increasingly common, and many owners are blown away by the results. Should you consider treating your pet with CBD oil? Is it even legal where you live? Let’s dive into the… [read more]

Top 8 Brain Foods For Better Memory, Focus & Mood

A sad, but true, fact of human existence is the inevitability that our minds will decline as we age. Over the course of our lives, our cognitive abilities peak, plateau, and eventually begin to dip as we reach certain age milestones; for example, processing speed begins to decrease in our late teen years, visual working memory peaks in our mid-30s, and yet our vocabulary continues… [read more]

3 Awesome Benefits Of Juicing + 10 Recipes

There has been a lot of buzz around juicing in recent years. Proponents of juicing often claim it improves mental clarity, boosts energy, assists with weight loss, and detoxifies the body. Though there is little by way of scientific evidence that a juice cleanse will kick start the metabolism, clear out toxins, or help to shed excess weight quickly, that doesn’t mean that juicing can’t… [read more]

13 Ways To Heal Knee Pain Naturally

The knee is the largest and most complicated joint in the human body, comprised of a number of ligaments and muscles. Connecting the two longest mechanical levers in the body, the thigh and the lower leg, forces are always acting on the knee joint. While the large thigh muscles give the knee strength and mobility it is the ligaments that surround the knee that provide… [read more]

7 Surprising Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Chocolate is arguably the world’s favorite sweet treat. Each year, an estimated 7.2 million metric tons of chocolate is consumed worldwide. But while confectionary chocolate has a bad reputation as sugary, addictive, and guilt-inducing – dark chocolate, with its higher cocoa content, is a true super food that you can feel good about eating. The Food Of Gods… Of the Theobroma genus, which literally translates… [read more]

6 Reasons To Add Mushroom Powder To Your Diet

Mushrooms are having a moment, and there’s a lot of reasons to consider adding them to your diet. Yet, many people avoid mushrooms because their texture turns their stomach. Informal surveys show that mushrooms are one of the most hated foods in America, but this fungal family promises you impressive health benefits, like lower cancer risk, better-controlled blood sugar, mood and energy elevation, and even… [read more]

9 Reasons To Have A Cup Of Ginger Tea

Nothing soothes the soul and body more than a steaming hot cup of ginger tea on a blustery winter day, or a tall glass of refreshing iced ginger tea to cool you off in the heat of summer. This root has been used for over 5,000 years in hundreds of countries as a remedy for many common ailments such as digestive issues, inflammation, and arthritis,… [read more]

6 Reasons Why You Should Eat Oatmeal For Breakfast

Ah, there is nothing like a piping hot bowl of oatmeal on a chilly winter morning. The warm oats fill your belly and heart, giving you the nutrients and the energy to make it till lunch. Oatmeal has long been heralded as a potent superfood but is often overshadowed by more flashy ingredients such as coconut oil and kale. While drinking a green smoothie, jam-packed with… [read more]

8 Home Remedies To Remove Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths, are calcified bits of debris that can get lodged in the crevices of your tonsils. They are made up of dead cells, mucus, bacteria, and food particles. Once trapped in the folds of your tonsils, they harden into yellowish stones. While tonsil stones may not exhibit obvious symptoms, one major indication you might have them is recurrent, foul-smelling breath.… [read more]

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