Breast Health: What You Need to Know

Reading Time: 3 minutes October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is all about breast health. Most women probably don’t think too much about this day-to-day—but it’s an important topic. Breasts come in all shapes and sizes, and you can expect them to change throughout your life. Knowing what’s normal and what needs a second look can help you stay healthy and reduce your … Read More

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15 Healthy Gift Ideas for Mom

Reading Time: 3 minutes There’s never a bad time to let Mom know she’s loved and appreciated. And a great way to do so is by supporting her health and wellness! Whether you need a Mother’s Day gift, birthday gift, or just want to show her you care, here are some healthy gift ideas just about any mom will love. 1. Bluetooth Headphones Whether … Read More

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3 Unique Nutritional Needs for Women

Reading Time: 3 minutes In honor of both Women’s History Month and National Nutrition Month, we’re dedicating this week to women and their special nutritional needs! While good nutrition is fundamental for everyone, there are a few areas where females have unique requirements or considerations for their health. Here are the main three.   1. Calcium for Healthy, Strong Bones and Teeth Calcium is … Read More

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4 Ways to Better Support Your Bones

Reading Time: 2 minutes Eating and living well is the best way to nourish our bodies and avoid health concerns as we get older — and that includes the health of our bones! They form the framework of our bodies, so having strong bones is important for avoiding long-term issues, such as bone loss and fractures. What Affects Bone Health? Although bone loss is … Read More

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7 Sneaky Everyday Items that Cause Us Pain

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dealing with pain and aren’t sure why? It could be caused by something common you do every day and didn’t realize was an issue. Here are some of the top offenders and how you can modify them to reduce strain and pain over time: #1 Electronic Devices Smartphones, computers, and even e-readers can be tough on the eyes, but they’re hard on posture, … Read More

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Branching Out the Family Tree: Improving Reproductive Health

Reading Time: 2 minutes Can the reproductive system be nourished to become fertile? Every system, gland, organ and function in the body REQUIRES nutrients to be able to perform and function properly. The question is, can we feed ourselves enough so that they perform at optimal levels? The answer is yes … and no. Nourishment and support to your reproductive system can be attained through … Read More

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Are You What You Eat?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone knows about “comfort foods”. We all run to them when we’re feeling a little down, stressed or depressed. We eat what makes us feel good during those times. The truth is that we have an emotional attachment to what’s on our plate, which is why dieting is one of the hardest things to do. On a personal level for … Read More

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When You Lose, You Win: Simple steps for a healthy diet and daily routine

Reading Time: 2 minutes As summer arrives, we all become concerned about how we may look in a bathing suit. Maybe this is the time to re-examine your diet and daily routine. If you are going to eat carbohydrates, eat those that are 100% complete carbohydrates, often referred to as Complex Carbohydrates. These are foods that have fiber and nutrients; not the empty carbohydrates … Read More

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Acne, Aging and Attitude

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are in summer mode. The time of year when you want to look your very best. An important aspect of that is your facial appearance. Whether you’re dealing with acne or wrinkles, being in the sun doesn’t help either situation. Whether you choose a product with SPF 50 or a lower SPF, you need something to diminish the harsh … Read More

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Weight Loss Naturally, Part 2: The Thyroid

Reading Time: 2 minutes A causative factor in weight gain can be a sluggish or low thyroid. Often called the “master gland” or “power control center,’’ the thyroid is vital because of its interactions with other glands. It is also involved in sexual development and maturity. What the Thyroid Does The thyroid secretes two hormones that influence the rate and processes of basic body … Read More

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