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Why Diet is as Important as Exercise

When it comes to overall health and wellbeing, proper nutrition and exercise are equally important. Balanced nutrition and ample amounts of activity have been documented in research to support mood and immune health, provide relief from occasional stress, help us maintain a healthy weight and much more.Our bodies were meant to be on the move. A large review of studies published in 2015 in the…

​Easy Nutrient-Rich Items We Can Grow at Home

Did you ever wish you could grow your own food? Maybe you’ve tried and failed, or you just don’t have the space. I'm going to share some easy nutrient dense items that are easy to grow and require minimal space.Broccoli Sprouts have a slight radish flavor and look like alfalfa sprouts. One 3-ounce serving contains 60 percent of the daily requirement for vitamin C and 2 grams of protein with 4 gram…

​Why We Need More Omega-3s and Less Omega-6s

Omega-6 fatty acids are found in high concentrations in many of the foods we eat in the Standard American Diet (SAD). Omega-6 oils, including corn and soybean oil, are used when making many popular foods such as French fries, crackers, potato chips, muffins, cereals, cookies, and breads. Due to the convenience, and sometimes dependency, on these types of fast foods, many of us have a very high int…

Boost your Friendly Bacteria

Our bodies are home to a mix of good and bad bacteria. Probiotics, also known as beneficial bacteria, line the digestive tract and support the body's ability to absorb nutrients. Under ideal conditions, the friendly bacteria outnumber the bad ones. But a poor diet, stress, and other factors can upset the balance. Restoring a healthy balance with supplemental probiotics helps support overall w…