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Featured, Inflammation, Nutrition, Wellness,

Is Your Gut Healthy? Find out with Viome

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What exactly is “gut microbiome testing”? Whenever you feel alone, realize that you are anything but, because you have literal billions of little critters living in your intestines. While your first response might be terror or disbelief, these little guys are far too small to see or feel. Beyond that, gut microflora play an important role in the development or prevention of a lot of bodily processes, such as: Metabolic function Brain function Development or prevention of coronary artery disease Potential role in autism Immune health Gastrointestinal illness, like irritable bowel syndrome Mental illness, such as anxiety and depression Potentially

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Nutrition,

How Many Calories in a Banana? The Amount & Type of Carbs in a Banana

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Bananas are among the most popular and enjoyed fruits across the world. In fact, they are a staple in some countries. They contain a lot of nutrients and carbohydrates, which is one of the reasons they are very popular among athletes. But perhaps you want to include bananas in your diet, but you’re not so sure about the number of calories in a banana. In this post, you’ll get to learn about the type and amount of carbs in a banana, the health benefits of bananas as well as how to incorporate them into your diets. How many carbs in

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Exercise, Nutrition, Products,

What is the Best Protein Powder For Lactose Intolerant People

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Did you know that close to 75% of the population in the world may be lactose intolerant? This is due to the fact that as we grow older enzymes meant to break down lactose start depleting. A joke is always made that, instead of calling the majority number of people lactose intolerant people, we should refer to the minors as lactose persistent. Whey protein powder is what most people are familiar with because it is the most common protein powder. It is mostly used by athletes, bodybuilders, and weight watchers. Unfortunately for a lactose intolerant person whey is a big

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Exercise, Nutrition,

5 Fattiest Foods for a Ketogenic Diet

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Due to the improper demonization of dietary fat as a primary cause for many diseases, our world has been fallen subject to the low-fat diet craze.  Now we are slowly but surely realizing that dietary fat has been falsely accused and actually plays a crucial role in the health of the human body.  It is important to note that not all dietary fat is created equally.  Here is your list of the top 5 fattiest foods with the most health benefits for a ketogentic diet. 1. Nuts Nuts are a great source of healthy fat.  Typically, a serving of nuts

Apple cider vinegar in jar, glass and fresh apple, healthy drink
Nutrition, Products, Wellness,

The Surprising Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Vinegar is no novel ingredient to humans.  Despite it being a common product used for cooking or various other purposes around the house, vinegar has long been touted as a natural remedy for many different conditions.  This has led to a drastic increase in the use of products like Apple cider vinegar.  Apple cider vinegar is becoming very popular in the health and nutrition industry due to some of the research coming out demonstrating its various health benefits.  Here I will touch on a few of the ways that apple cider vinegar can improve your overall health. Lower Blood Glucose

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Brain, Nootropics, Nutrition, Superfoods,

2018 Nootropics Guide for Better Mental Focus and Concentration

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Better focus, improved memory, mood enhancement, and stress management, all benefits of a group of neuroenhancers termed “Nootropics”.  This guide on nootropics will help you understand more about this type of supplement that helps enhance mental focus and concentration.  The development of nootropics began in the 60’s to combat motion sickness.  As the 70’s rolled around, drug development continued, focused on memory enhancement.  As the decades advanced, more and more studies went into more and more nootropics, to end up where we are today. So, where are we today?  To answer that we have to first look at what’s considered

Apple cider vinegar in jar, glass and fresh apple, healthy drink
Nutrition, Wellness,

5 Proven Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Vinegar is French for sour wine.  Pretty aptly named don’t you think?  Apple cider vinegar, which I guess could be considered sour apple wine, is one of those things I put in the MacGyver category of products.  Along with baking soda and coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, like MacGyver, does so much with so little.  So next time you have to keep a train from derailing, diffuse a bomb, or perhaps become stranded in France, be sure to have these three little miracle products on hand. So what is this stuff? Apple cider vinegar is a simple concoction of crushed apples

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Green Drinks, Nutrition, Products, Superfoods,

2018 Green Juice Guide: Including Organifi, SuperGreens

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Why Green Juices? What’s so grand about drinking this stuff?  To begin with, the health benefits really start adding up.  Green juices have many of the essential vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and pro- and prebiotics our bodies need to function properly.  Green juices also contain vast varieties of herbs, algae, and adaptogens that support the body’s functions including hormone balance, stress reduction, and immune response. Drinking quality green juices and powders that are meticulously formulated, conveniently packaged, and held to the highest nutritional standards, you receive a flood of health benefits in a stress-free manner.  All this makes green juices the

Amazing-Green-Alkaline
Green Drinks, Products, Superfoods,

Amazing Grass Green SuperFood Alkalize Review

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Description: Amazing Grass Green SuperFood Alkalize & Detox is a dietary supplement that is intended to restore your body’s pH and help rid the body of harmful toxins.   Summary: Amazing Grass Green SuperFood Alkalize & Detox is formulated with specific alkalizing ingredients that aid the body with restoring pH balance and 12 cleansing ingredients to aid the removal of toxins. Green SuperFood Alkalize & Detox is loaded with fruits and veggies, carefully selected herbs, spices, and the Amazing Grass proprietary blend of wheat grass, barley grass, alfalfa, spirulina, spinach, and broccoli.  Also included in this product are vitamins and

Ashwagandha plant
Inflammation, Memory, Nutrition, Superfoods,

The Amazing Benefits of Ashwagandha

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Ashwagandha is an Indian herb that commonly used in a method of medicine known as Ayurveda to promote strength.  Ashwagandha is becoming increasingly more popular in the U.S. as a health supplement.  Ashwagandha is classified as an adaptogen meaning that it is able to combat physical and chemical stress.  In fact, this herb has been used to combat stress for over 3 millenniums.   The Ashwagandha plant is native to India and North Africa.  Extracts and powders can be formed from the root of the plant so it can be taken to for various health reasons. There are many reported benefits