Why is My Hair Falling Out? Could It Be My Thyroid?

  • December 6, 2018 /

When our bodies are in balance, we are generally healthier. An imbalance in your system may lead to a domino effect of symptoms. While all are susceptible to imbalances, women especially are at risk due to the high number of changes their bodies can go through. If one of the symptoms you are experiencing is […]

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4 Phases of Fasting Benefits

  • November 29, 2018 /

The extensive list of benefits that come from fasting don’t necessarily rush in all at once. It generally occurs in phases, as your body begins to respond to the fast. Though each body is different, the general benefits from fasting is somewhat consistent. As you begin your fast, listen to your body and pay attention […]

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Intermittent Fasting

  • November 24, 2018 /

Not eating food may seem like the most basic solution to losing weight—and sometimes it is. Intermittent fasting takes this idea of not eating food and uses it to train our bodies for healthier metabolic trends. Intermittent fasting is not starvation. Starvation is involuntary, while fasting is our choice; the key between the two is […]

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Can Your Makeup Make You Sick?

  • November 15, 2018 /

For most women, putting on makeup is part of the daily routine. Few women realize, however, that their makeup could be making them sick! If you find yourself frequently sick, with reoccurring headaches, or irritated skin, it might be worth experimenting with your makeup alongside medical guidance. Your body might be telling you it’s time […]

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Cells: The Legos of Life

  • November 8, 2018 /

What is a cell? Cells are the basic building blocks of all living things—the Legos of life. Whether in humans, animals, or plants, all organisms are made up of cells. Our bodies are made up of trillions of cells. Cells are very small; most cells can only be seen through a microscope. These cells are […]

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What is the MTHFR Gene?

  • November 1, 2018 /

Understanding MTHFR Methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase. The name may sound scary but methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) is actually an extremely important enzyme in your body. The enzyme is responsible for metabolizing vitamin B9 within the body. In our body, vitamin B9 (folate) makes DNA, repairs DNA, and makes red blood cells—pretty important. Additionally, MTHFR helps our […]

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What is the Best Multivitamin? How do I choose?

  • October 25, 2018 /

Taking Care of Your Body Multivitamins act as an insurance policy for the body. They are an easy, convenient way to help you get the nutritional support you need every day. So even if you’re slacking in your diet, multivitamins are able to give you the extra push to keep you healthy. Vitamin deficiencies usually […]

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Your Genetics

  • October 18, 2018 /

The Basis for Your Body If your body was a puzzle, it would contain approximately 3 billion pieces. A puzzle that large could never be assembled in a lifetime. In the human body, however, the microscopic pieces that fit together are called DNA. Rather than piecing together a stationary artwork, DNA creates the complex, biological […]

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What Is Your Gut Telling You?

  • October 11, 2018 /

A Little About Your Gut When we think of a biome, we typically picture a community of organisms that live in a large habitat. A desert, tundra, and tropical rainforest are all good examples of a biome. What most people don’t know, however, is that their own gut is an example of a biome—a microbiome. […]

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Whole Body Wraps and How They Detox

  • October 4, 2018 /

Experiencing a Body Wrap For something that sounds more like a sushi roll than spa treatment, you’d be surprised to know just how beneficial a whole-body wrap is for your health. Body wraps use an assortment of natural ingredients to help the body and skin receive the nutrients it needs and release the toxins it […]

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