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Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance?

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Food intolerances or “sensitivities” can affect you in so many ways. And they’re a lot more common than most people think. I’m not talking about anaphylaxis or immediate allergic reactions that involve an immune response. Those can be serious and life-threatening.  If you have any allergies, you need to steer clear of any traces of […]

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Try a delicious smoothie for brain health.

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We never stop worrying about our kids – from the moment they are conceived until, presumably forever, we want to keep them safe from all harm.  Despite all of the outlet covers, 5 point harness systems, curfews, graduated licensing, warnings and lectures, their fate is out of our control… Our family has been fortunate – […]

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Mindfulness and Meditation … Do They Really Work?

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Well…yes, they do really work. The fact is, science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation. Before we dive in, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we say “mindfulness” and “meditation.” “Meditation” is the ancient practice of connecting the body and mind to become more self-aware and […]

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The Stress Mess: How It Messes With Your Health

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We all have some level of stress, right? It may be temporary (acute), or long-term (chronic). Acute stress usually won’t mess with your health too much. It is your body’s natural reaction to circumstances, and can even be life-saving. Then, when the “threat” (a.k.a. “stressor”) is gone, the reaction subsides, and all is well. It’s […]

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