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Inflammation, 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

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Inflammation, Wellness,

Hot Saunas Equal Enhanced Performance and an Overall Enhanced You

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Some like it hot, some like it not.  Whether you are a lover of saunas, or absolutely can’t stand the heat, you should know that saunas are extremely beneficial.  With the use of a sauna you can enhance your athletic performance, improve your health, and boost your overall wellbeing. Saunas are a way to hyperthermically condition your body.  You may have heard that before, but may be wondering what exactly does that mean.  To hyperthermically condition your body means you are basically making your body stronger through heat stress, and yes saunas are great for inducing heat stress. Hyperthermic conditioning or heat stress can

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Inflammation, Nutrition,

How Eating a High Fiber Diet Keeps the Gut Microbiota Happy and Healthy

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Feed Your Gut Bacteria or They Will Feed on YOU! In this article I discuss: How gut health impacts our overall health How gut bacteria plays a role in inflammation and disease How diversity is the key to a healthy gut How fiber and probiotics play a role in gut health How antibiotics affect our gut biome How birth and childhood experiences affect our gut biome Let’s begin with the idea that your gut is a rainforest.  A rainforest is full of variety, variability, and species population numbers beyond our comprehension.  The rainforest is one of the most diverse and