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17 Jan

Hemp 101

The interest and use of hemp products have grown exponentially over the past several decades as the understanding of the plant’s bioactives continues to garner attention. First thing, the difference between hemp and marijuana must be established given their relation to the Cannabis industry and...

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10 Jan

Not All Supplements are Created Equally

Dietary supplementation is now commonplace in the American diet with many people concerned food alone cannot meet nutritional requirements. However, not all supplements are created equally. In order to ensure that an individual can successfully navigate the endless choices of supplements, it’s...

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06 Jan

4 Ways Melatonin Regulates the Stress Response

Acute or chronic stress can trigger an overactive sympathetic nervous system, resulting in high oxidative stress. The immune system functions at its best in the parasympathetic state so when it switches to a sympathetic state, the body is vulnerable to disease. Chronic release of hormones such...

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26 Dec

Simple 3-Step Gratitude Practice

Gratitude is more than a positive personality trait or a willy-nilly feeling. Gratitude has the power to change the lens through which we view the world, bringing us more joy, health and satisfaction. It’s easy to see the problems in life, not because we are cynical, but because we are looking...

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20 Dec

7 Tips to Reduce Stress this Holiday Season

Overwhelmed by the mounting to-do list this holiday season? You’re not alone. The holiday season comes with what seems like a never ending list of additional responsibilities. Holiday stress is a real thing - and something that you can manage if you follow a few tips and tricks. 

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12 Dec

Stress - The Mind-Body Connection Part 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of “Stress - The Mind-Body Connection”.  In Part 1, we discovered the science and psychology behind the mind-body disconnect, how hormones affect our perception of the world, how stress produces visible changes in the brain as well as enhanced emotionality, and much more....

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09 Dec

Stress - The Mind-Body Connection Part 1

Dualism states that the mind and body are separate and this theory is accepted by many despite much evidence showing an observable bidirectional relationship between the mind and body. For example, the gut microbiome sends signals to the brain, and vice versa. The heart sends signals to the...

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02 Dec

Detoxing the Brain: Sleep and Glymphatics

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), there are over 85,000 synthetic chemicals in circulation today, which is hard on the immune system and elimination pathways. The first step to properly detoxify the brain is to do everything in our power to reduce and eliminate toxins...

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22 Nov

Have Your Sugar and Eat It, Too

Our sweet tooth is more demanding than ever. As a result, food companies add a lot of refined sugar to our foods to make them more palatable. Unless you are eating  food in its natural state, odds are you are consuming some kind of added sugar, and likely more than you think. The average...

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19 Nov

9 Reasons the Lymphatic System Is the Key to Health

Gaining a clear understanding of the body's great lymphatic system unveils the pathophysiology of many diseases and a clear road to health. Microbes, viruses, inflammation, and bacteria all play a part in the progression of disease. However, the lymphatic system, when combined with the ...

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