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Mushrooms: The Underrated Superfood                

Mushrooms have been used for centuries, across many cultures as both food and medicine. A growing body of research now centers on the many benefits of mushrooms both on our physical and mental health. If you’ve only thought of mushrooms as a nice addition to a stir-fry, it’s time to learn more about these fascinating […]

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Iron Is Essential to Your Well-being: How To Get Enough

Iron is an essential mineral that helps maintain many vital functions in the body. This includes the production of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that helps transport oxygen throughout the body. Consuming enough iron is important. Without it, your body will struggle to produce enough healthy red blood cells. Iron levels impact many […]

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Hormonal Health: Why Balance Is So Important For Women

Hormonal health is all about balance - but achieving the right balance can be a challenge, particularly for women at midlife. One of the most striking examples of this dynamic is found in women whose estrogen and progesterone balance is off kilter. The wide range of resulting symptoms can be debilitating, and women can find […]

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Cortisol - Effects on Women's Health

Balance is the key element when it comes to cortisol, a hormone produced in your adrenal glands. Cortisol performs many vital functions, including: Reducing inflammation Regulating blood pressure Metabolizing glucose Assisting with circadian rhythm regulation Formulating memories Many of these tasks contribute to cortisol’s role in controlling the “flight or fight response.”  When your body […]

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Is Your Gut Health in Check?

How’s your gut health? A simple “gut check” is one of the most comprehensive ways to assess your overall well-being. Growing research points to the importance of the microbiome in a wide range of functions, from your immune system, to your weight, to your mental health and more. The term microbiome refers to the trillions […]

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Signs That Your Body Is Out of Balance

Are you feeling burnt out and overwhelmed? You’re not alone. Let’s face it: We’re all busy, dealing with endless to-do lists and struggling to balance it all. The result is often a day-to-day life that feels too hectic. We feel pulled away from the things that matter - and we may have even forgotten what […]

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Environmental Pollution in the Home: Everyday Things May be Harming Your Health

Is your home affecting your health? If you avoid obvious pollutants like cigarette smoke, you may be pretty certain your home is not toxic. And if you clean regularly, you might even be slightly offended by the suggestion! However, indoor pollutants are much more common than many people realize. The sources of many pollutants are […]

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What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health?

Let's chat about your bowel movements. Did you just cringe a bit? Let’s face it, poop isn’t anybody’s favourite topic. Nonetheless, our bowel movements hold valuable clues to our overall health. But these signs are often ignored because most of us are a bit uncomfortable talking about them - even to our healthcare providers. Your […]

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B Vitamins: Are You Getting Enough?

B vitamins are sometimes called the energy vitamins, since they help put a spring in your step and play an important role in maintaining your energy levels. In fact, they play such a key role that perhaps they should also be called the “Brisk, Bouncy, and Bright” vitamins. In actuality, there are eight different kinds […]

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5 Natural Ways to Improve Cognitive Health

Should you be concerned about your cognitive health? Consider these facts: Dementia affects between five and eight percent of adults over 60. As the average age of the population rises, that could add up to an astounding 150 million people with dementia worldwide by 2050. Dementia is more complex than most people realize. Although Alzheimer’s […]

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