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METABOLISM – WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO I MANAGE IT?

WHAT IS METABOLISM? Metabolism is defined as all the chemical processes in your body that cause food to be broken down and used for energy and growth. Some people complain that they have either a fast or slow metabolism and blame it on their genetics. Although genetics may contribute slightly, there are many other lifestyle

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Natural Remedies for Sunburn

We all know that it is important to spend time in the sun. It feels good and provides us with vitamin D that is so necessary for our health. The problem, however, is that too much sun exposure combined with not having enough protection can cause painful sunburns. When it comes to protection and sunscreens,

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SOY – Uses & Benefits

Soy is everywhere these days, but depending on who you ask , you will receive different responses as to whether it is a healthy or harmful food .  Soybeans are a complete protein source and provide more protein than any other legume. Because of their bland flavor and high nutrient content, soybeans can be made

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ARE KETO DIETS SUSTAINABLE?

What exactly is the Keto diet? The Keto diet has been very trendy the last few years . The Ketogenic diet is designed to help you lose weight and fat within the body by eating mostly fat, some protein, and very little carbs. The premise is “eat fat to lose fat “ . The goal

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How to Deal with Seasonal Allergies

With spring in the air, many people are likely stressing about the upcoming allergy season. By definition, allergies are your body’s reaction to allergens, a sign that the immune system is working overtime. Allergens are particles your body considers foreign, which forces your immune system to respond to it – sometimes too much of a

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What is acid reflux?

We often hear the expression that “we are what we eat”, but I beg to differ. We are really “what we digest”. This is the reason that “diets” often fail. Everyone is different and digests their food differently. Digestive issues are very common. This is because digestion is a huge job for our bodies. We have

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Common Causes of Food Poisoning

Food poisoning is usually caused by different bacteria found in food, water, and crops. There are many different bacteria unfortunately, that can be lurking in something that you bring home or eat at a restaurant. Let’s take a look at the most common forms of bacteria, which are Salmonella. Listeria, and Campylobacter. Salmonella is found

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Get a Little Closer… What Bad Breath Says About Your Health

Although a sensitive topic, bad breath should not be ignored and looked at as bad, or not important. It is necessary to deal with, as it not only affects the person with the symptoms, but also those around them. There is nothing worse than having people either step back, or sadly, away all together because

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