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Brain, Wellness,

Why Cold Showers Are Amazing for Your Health, Body and Mind!

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If you could do one thing each morning to improve nearly every aspect of your health, would you do it? Well my cautiously courageous reader, that one thing is simply plunging yourself into a crisp icy cold shower in the grey hours of the morning. Still with me? Good! You are quite the little adventurer. This character building activity you so boldly agreed to do, does indeed have numerous health benefits at the low cost of a few gallons of water and the bravery of your soul.   Gets the Blood Moving: While you may think a cold shower would

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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