5 Tricks to Manage Your Halloween Candy

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October is all about Halloween fun! Costumes are planned. Pumpkins are being carved. Haunted houses and family-friendly spook nights are on the schedule. You may even put a few decorations out. But if you ask any kid (or kid at heart), they’ll tell you Halloween candy is the true star of season.  According to the […]

How to Go Gluten-Free & 5 Reasons It Will Make Your Gut Health Happy

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“Gluten-free” is no longer a term used only by the Celiac community. Now, gluten-free foods and diets have become popular among those with digestive problems, chronic pain and inflammation, and thyroid issues, plus those looking to simply improve their gut health. Has your doctor recommended you try a gluten-free diet? Or perhaps you are just […]

8 Mobility Exercises and Tips to Improve Joint Flexibility and Function

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Having tight and stiff joints can feel like being trapped in your own body. Here are 8 exercises to keep your joints flexible.  If you want to move with ease or achieve higher athletic goals, then it might be time to start focusing on mobility. Sometimes the key to improving your flexibility is not just […]

7 Ways to Reduce Inflammation in the Body

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Inflammation does more than make your joints hurt. It can also stop you from reaching your health goals. Here’s how to reduce inflammation in the body fast.  If you’ve ever dealt with chronic inflammation, you know that it’s not something you want to live with long-term. Thankfully, whether you’re fighting inflammation due to an autoimmune […]

How to Prevent Arthritis & Reduce Risk of Painful Joints

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According to recent reports, in the United States alone, 24% of all adults live with arthritis. Now, you might be thinking that arthritis is something you deal with when you are older or in your retirement years. But again, the facts tell a different story. More than half of those dealing with arthritis pain are […]

5 Ways a Cleanse Can “Bring Sexy Back”

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This is still one of my favorite catchy tunes. It’s a great song by Justin Timberlake, but unfortunately “Bring sexy back” isn’t as easy as belting out some lyrics to your steering wheel.  If it was as easy as singing that song, I don’t think two out of every three people in America today would […]

Eat More Greens: They Do Your Body Good

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How many times have you been told (or said to your kids) “eat your vegetables”? Probably more than you can count. While we all inherently know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for us, how they actually impact our bodies isn’t as commonly talked about. That said, here are seven great reasons to load […]

Pineapple Grilled Chicken

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This pineapple grilled chicken recipe is guaranteed to check all the boxes for kids and parents alike. Plus, it is extremely easy to make for a quick, weeknight dinner. There’s nothing more refreshing than the sweet taste of pineapple. But its mouth-watering flavors aren’t its only claim to fame. Pineapple also carries with it some […]

Everyday Aches & Pains: Is It Inflammation?

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Ever wake up with body aches and pains and wonder what you did? Inflammation could be the source! But here’s a surprising fact. Inflammation isn’t necessarily a bad thing for your body. In fact, it can be a good thing in some cases. That’s because inflammation is your body’s way of defending itself from simple […]

What is the Vagus Nerve?

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Research has found that the gut and the brain are actually connected! The information highway connecting the two is called THE VAGUS NERVE, aka Cranial Nerve X. The super-powerful nerve meanders throughout your body, connecting your brain to the rest of your organs, and transmitting information back and forth between them. As a matter of […]

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