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GUT HEALTH BLOG

How to Work Out at Home—and Workout Mistakes to Avoid

You don’t need an expensive gym membership to get in shape. In fact, you can successfully work out at home. Here’s what to do (and what not to do!). Perhaps you’re the parent of young children or you’re a caregiver for your aging parents. Or, maybe you just don’t want to pay a gym to get the workout benefits you suspect you can get at home. No matter wh...

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What is Arthritis? More Importantly, What Is Good for Arthritis?

Arthritis = inflammation of the joints, with stiffness, swelling and joint pain common symptoms. Here is more about the condition, including how to manage it. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis two of the most common kinds. As noted in Healthline.com , symptoms tend to develop over time, but can ...

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Calming Strategies for Children with Autism

Children with autism can feel anxious, just like children who are developing more typically can, but those with autism may need extra help in calming down. When a child with autism experiences anxiety, the experience can be quite intense, and can unexpectedly take place during routine activities, including riding in the car or simply leaving the house, w...

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The Mental Toll of Living With Chronic Illness

If you have one or more chronic illnesses, you may be getting medical help for your physical symptoms, but what about the emotional toll it takes on you? Maybe the illness you have means you must carefully monitor what you eat, and maybe you don’t know how you’ll feel from day to day—and so you find yourself missing yet another bas...

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Millennials and Stress: Their Mental Wellness Crisis

If you’re wondering “Why are Millennials stressed?”, we’ll do a deep dive here into unique challenges faced by this generation and their mental wellness crisis. Although stress itself is not unique to this group of young adults, or to any other group of people, it is true that each generation faces stressors that can hur...

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Vigor: Physical Energy, Mental Acuity & Emotional Well-being

You might wonder, “What does vigorous mean?” and we suggest that it comes with three interlocking tiers, and we’ll share ways to boost your own vigor & vitality. It can be tempting, when pursuing vigor and well-being, to focus on your symptoms. If your physical energy is low, for example, then you think that getting more s...

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Medical Marijuana Could Be Stressing Your Brain

As more states are legalizing medical marijuana, people are talking more about pros and cons. We’d like to think we’re offering a different slant to consider. If you ask three of your closest friends what they think of medical marijuana, you’ll likely get at least six different answers. Because the concept of medical marijuana is so new, relat...

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How to Burn Fat Through Blood Sugar Balance

Discover benefits of managing blood sugar levels, including to kickstart metabolism to burn more fat, and be at your peak, physically, emotionally and mentally. In our opinion, people don’t talk enough about blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, and how its successful management plays a key role in overall good health. After all, this is yo...

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Burnout Prevention - Learn How To Kick Stress To The Curb

According to Psychology Today, burnout can be defined as a “state of chronic stress that leads to physical and emotional exhaustion” and more. Sound familiar? If a friend tells you that he or she is “feeling burned out,” you know exactly what is meant by that phrase. There’s that awful feeling of just being tired,...

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Sugar Addiction: The Scope of the Problem & What to Do

People eat too much sugar. And, once you start eating too much, you may feel cravings and withdrawal symptoms when you try to stop. Here more info – and help. Too Much Sugar! The Scope of the Problem and What To Do The reality is that people eat WAY too much sugar. The American Heart Association recommends no more than nine teaspoons per d...

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Are Essential Oils Snake Oil? Here’s Your Essential Oils Guide

Essential oils are highly concentrated distilled plant material. They’re used to heal, for aromatic soothing and more. Find more information in this guide. Essential oils are the chemicals that give each plant its specific odor and flavor, and it takes massive amounts of plant material to make these oils. It takes 220 pounds, for example, of lave...

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I Want To Lose Weight: Here's How

How often have you found yourself saying these words: “I want to lose weight!”? Or maybe you’ve heard friends and family say them. Here are strategies to help. Traditional Weight Loss Strategies Typically, if someone needs to lose weight, a certain diet and exercise plan is recommended. The specifics of what you eat, when, vary by the diet plan chose...

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Hormonal Havoc: Gut Health and Hormone Imbalance (and More!)

The brain may be the control center of the human body but hormones are the messengers that regulate all your body’s systems, from digestion to growth to sleep. End The Hormone Havoc: Lasting Results for Renewed Balance When your body’s messengers are out of whack, they can wreak havoc on your body. Hormone Imbalance Symptoms ...

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Why You Need These Health Benefits To Constantly Feel Great!

You want to feel well. We don’t blame you. But, by looking at how many people are taking prescription drugs, it’s clear that many of us don’t feel that great. According to nutrition expert Dr. Lauryn Lax , nearly three in every five American adults are taking prescription medicines. And, from that statistic, it’s safe to ...

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