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7 Natural Remedies for IBS (that really work)

If you have IBS then I don't have to tell you it's inconvenient, uncomfortable and even downright embarrassing at times, to say the least. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, causes pain, cramping and gas. People who have it may get constipated or get sudden diarrhea. Many suffer from both. IBS is a chronic condition. Once you have it, you ... Read More »

Coping with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)

If you are living with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) then you know it's not easy to deal with. PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a problem that affects women during their childbearing years. It causes irregular periods and makes the body produce too much of a male hormone that causes a lot of other problems. Doctors usually ... Read More »

5 Steps to a Positive Mindset

If you've been reading for awhile, then you know that I love supporting you with health information about food and exercise. But today I want to give you tips on something that's even more powerful than ANY of that. I'm talking about the most powerful muscle in your body: your brain! Once you get your mindset right, everything else ... Read More »

Top 4 Health Benefits of Eating Mangosteen

Have you heard about mangosteens yet? Mangosteens have been called the queen of the tropical fruits. In fact, there is a rumor that Queen Victoria offered to make anybody who could bring her one a knight. This unusual looking purple fruit comes from an evergreen tree that grows in the tropics. They're about the size of a tangerine. The ... Read More »

9 Things You Can Do to Prevent Back Pain

If you suffer from back pain you are far from alone. The number of people suffering from chronic lower back pain is on the rise. It's the second most common cause of disability among adults in the United States. Studies have shown that the U.S. economy loses 149,000,000 work days each year due to back pain, adding up to between $100 and $200 ... Read More »

How Stress Affects Every Cell in Your Body

Stress affects ALL of us at some point, for some of us EVERY day. That's why it's important to understand the effect of stress on the body. If you're under a lot of stress I urge you to read this. You have to take control, you're health depends on it! Our nervous system works in two different modes: 1. Parasympathetic (rest and ... Read More »

Overweight Despite Doing Everything Right? (7 Reasons)

First, let’s start by stating the obvious: losing weight is hard. It’s not impossible, but it’s hard. There are certain things that you need to do to make a weight loss plan work. You need to exercise. You need to choose healthy, real foods that nourish your body. You need to cut out processed foods. Plenty of people think they’re doing ... Read More »

5 Ways to Sleep Well (after a late night workout)

Getting enough sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your health but so is working out. Studies have shown that we need to get between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night. Falling short of that has been linked to illness, memory loss, weight gain and depression. Unfortunately, our busy schedules can make logging those 7 ... Read More »

Take Garlic Power to Next Level with Black Garlic

Are you a garlic lover? If so, you already know that garlic is one of the world’s most popular flavors. Related to onions, leeks, and shallots, it’s also long been known as one of the world’s healthiest foods too. Thousands of studies have backed up 100s of years of folklore to say that garlic helps prevent sickness, and cuts the symptoms of ... Read More »

Over Forty? You’re Probably Short of These Nutrients!

If you're over 40 then you've likely started to notice a lot of changes in your body. You're probably more in tune with keeping a healthy lifestyle than you were 20 years ago, but did you know that you're more at risk for being deficient in certain nutrients now? Yes, a menu that's rich in fruits, vegetables, and proteins gives you most ... Read More »