Monday, May 20, 2019

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Want to keep up to date with the latest nutrition, wellness, lifestyle medicine and health news? Not so keen on digging through the thousands of scientific studies you’d need to read to understand what the latest hooplah is actually about? We completely understand where you are coming from. You’ve got a million responsibilities as it is! Luckily for you, scouring the scientific literature to understand the newest health breakthrough is right in our wheelhouse. It’s kind of our favorite thing to do, actually. So, whenever there is a viral or groundbreaking health news story, we dig into the nitty-gritty scientific data and wrap it all up in a simple, straightforward summary for you! Check out all the health trends we’ve covered below!

National Cancer Survivor’s Day: 5 Ways to Keep Fighting in Remission

National Cancer Survivor's Day
From the moment my grandpa got his cancer diagnosis, my family had our eyes on a single prize: remission. We were prepared for the countless doctor's visits, the trips to the hospital, the nerve-wracking waiting room campouts, the grocery store runs, the dinner preps, the Grandma-care-days and anything else we needed to do.  Any and...

Binaural Beats Benefits: Read this to Calm Your Mind

Binaural Beats Benefits: Need to Calm Your Mind? Read This!
Binaural beats are an auditory illusion with surprising benefits for your cognitive and emotional health.  Read on to learn about exactly what binaural beats are, how they work, and how you can use them to calm your mind! Binaural beats benefits. Even if you haven’t got a clue what they are, I know you like them...

Medical Marijuana Benefits: Cannabis for Back Pain Remedy

Medical Marijuana Benefits
Interested in using cannabis for back pain?  Before you pop over to your doctor or dispensary, make sure you know what the science actually says about using medical marijuana to manage pain!  Here, our resident nutritional anthropologist and traditional medicine expert helps you do just that! Many people see the idea of using cannabis for...

Top 20 Foods For Increased Productivity in the Workplace

20 Best Foods for Productivity at Work
On the hunt for highly-nutritious whole foods for increased productivity in the workplace to make sure you’re on top of your game at work?  You’ll want to read on for the 20 best delicious (and nutritious!) options! How are Productivity and Nutrition Linked?

What is Food Security and Why Should You Care About It?

What is Food Security
A seasoned traveler is visiting Guatemala, and after exploring the countryside, he says, “I still haven’t seen a very poor person.  Where is the hunger that everyone talks about?” This tourist is imagining the children with swollen tummies and feet that are so often shown on the news and...

101 Healthy Christmas Gift Ideas for the Ones You Truly Care About

101-Healthy-Christmas-Gift-Ideas-2018
Whether you are on the hunt for healthy Christmas gift ideas to buy for the health nut or fitness buff on your list or to tack on the end of your own letter to Santa (we just know you’ve been super good this year and your list can be extra-long!), you have come to...

The 3 Best Scientifically Supported Benefits of Coconut Oil

The 3 Best Scientifically Supported Benefits of Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fats in existence, with approximately 90% of the energy it contains derived solely from saturated fatty acids. Interestingly, it is actually for this reason that it was once demonized (quite unfairly, I might add) by many within the health community. Saturated fat was long thought...

Health Benefits of Love Making: Add Healthy Muscles to the List!

Health Benefits of Love Making
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought I'd take a step back and look at the lighter side of health for a moment or two. Yep, you guessed it!  (Or maybe you didn't?) Sex. While most of you are likely aware that sex can have a positive impact on your mental health and well-being, there...

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