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Prebiotics

It’s turtles bacteria all the way down. If you haven’t been following the tidal wave of research about probiotics, let me take a second to catch you up. Your body has more bacteria cells than “you” cells, and many of them are considered beneficial. In the gut, they help prevent food poisoning, help break down […]

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If you like probiotics, you probably know about how helpful they can be when you have a tummy ache. You can avoid it altogether if you grab some probiotics as soon as you eat something iffy, but you can really see the effect if you take a couple because your stomach starts to tense, and […]

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How things work can get a little abstract—there’s just so much going on at once how can you link one thing to another? Not everyone stay tuned into their health every single day, noting what they eat, if the exercise, how they slept, if they’re stressed. So here’s an analogy to help you visualize how […]

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We often focus on what we can see: our skin. Our weight. Even our hair and nails (which have become a symbol of beauty because they were first a symbol of health). And, actively or not, on unseen but felt tangibles that our with us all day long: our energy, our outlook on life, feeling good. […]

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Think Long-Term!

February 18, 2016

An immune boost when you’re sick can be invaluable, but cultivating good health (especially as we age) has to be a long-term strategy. The analogy of wanting to look fit works really well here—working out everyday gives great results. While you can cheat a little for an important event (like doing a few push-ups so […]

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