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When your weeknights are busy and you don’t have much time to prepare a full dinner, these recipes will get you through the week powered with nutrient-dense meals. The key to fast dinners is to be prepared. Stocking your pantry with pre-made sauces, curries, rice noodles, kelp noodles and he…

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Most people think any inflammation is a bad thing, but this is not necessarily true. Inflammation is part of the body’s healing process. It’s the body’s response to pathogens, damaged cells, injury, infection, or irritants. Your immune system sends white blood cells to surround and protect t…

February is National Heart Health Month so there is no better time to discuss how exercise benefits your heart. It has long been known that the heart is a muscle and thus requires exercise. The old adage “use it or lose it” applies to this muscle the same as it does to the muscles in your ar…

A savory nourishing soup is medicine for the soul these cold winter days. It has a touch of sweetness which makes it quite comforting, but still very healthy. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties and contains curcumin. Curcumin boosts levels of the brain hormone BDNF, which increases th…

I am sure if you are reading this article with any interest outside of sheer boredom, you may have asked yourself this very question. The internet, social media feeds, TV ads and magazine articles are covered with images of different people being “mindful”. Why is there always a source of li…

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Furthermore, one person dies every 36 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease.

For many of us, the holidays are filled with sugary treats, comfort meals, and perhaps a drink or two. Now that the holidays have come and gone, we may feel fatigued, have gut issues, or simply that some of our health habits have fallen by the wayside. Perhaps it is time then for a post-holi…

For many of us, the holidays are filled with sugary treats, comfort meals, and perhaps a drink or two. Now that the holidays have come and gone, we may feel fatigued, have gut issues, or simply that some of our health habits have fallen by the wayside. Perhaps it is time then for a post-holi…

As we celebrate the beginning of a new year, many people often look at making resolutions to improve their health. The best place to start is your diet or way of eating. It’s not the easiest place, but the food we take in is information to our cells, our blood, and our organs and if we take …