Healing Mouth Ulcers with Diet and Supplements

Mouth ulcers, canker sores, or in the medical term, recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is one of the most common wounds of the mouth mucosa seen in primary care. Aphthous ulcers affect up to 25% of the general population, with 3-month recurrence rates as high as 50%. [1] They generally occur in the mouth tissue but…

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How to Recover Fast From Injuries or Surgery with Diet and Supplements

Nutrition plays a crucial role in helping your body recover from injury or surgery. You may wish to take medication to help manage the pain. Injury or surgery may also limit your movement, leading to muscle mass and strength loss. Making better food choices can help prevent secondary health issues related to your injury or…

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10 Great Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You To Change Your Habits For The New Year

Can these short snippets of motivational wisdom make you think differently about your health today? It’s time to take action! Don’t just talk about it. Don’t just dream about it. It’s time to Just Do It! Caring for your health is not a selfish act. It is your responsibility. It’s necessary to create a future…

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8 Steps To Overcoming Food Temptations And Succeeding With Your Diet:

The temptation is always close at hand when you’re trying to lose weight and become healthier. But if you plan ahead, and maintain a flexible attitude, temptations won’t stop you from reaching your goals. Check out this short video with eight recommended steps to overcoming food temptations and succeeding with your diet. Make sure you keep yourself…

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How to Prevent Modern-Day Burnout with Nutrition and Supplements

Burnout due to chronic workplace stress is nothing new. However, 2020 created a new kind of burnout because of the global pandemic. Stress and anxiety levels surged as people worldwide were forced to social distance, isolate, and quarantine. To keep businesses afloat, many companies transitioned to remote workforces. And while some people thrive in work-from-home…

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How to Manage Menopausal Symptoms Naturally

Menopause can bring about many physical changes, including hot flashes, vaginal dryness, pain during sex, heart palpitations, and sleeping disruptions. These symptoms are the result of fluctuating progesterone and estrogen levels. While many women dread this point in their lives because they fear the common symptoms associated with menopause, menopause can also be viewed as…

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Supporting People With Eating Disorders Through Nutrition

Eating disorders are common among girls between the ages of 12-20. 13.2% of girls meet the criteria for eating disorders by the age of 20. These are significant numbers.  Several factors affect the development of eating disorders. These include genetic factors, diet, stress, physical inactivity, drugs, and environmental factors [1].  A person with disturbed cognition…

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Supporting the Health of Your Lymphatic System Naturally

The Lymphatic System is a system that is part of the circulatory system and the immune system. It is an organ system with a vital role in regulating tissue pressure, immune surveillance, and the absorption of fats in the diet from the intestines. [1, 2]  The lymphatic system helps support the heart and immune systems…

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Is Hair Color Harmful For You? Here’s to making an educated choice…

I am just about to turn 50 years old, and last week I decided to stop coloring my hair with even the so-called healthy brands.  I have made this decision because of the unhealthy effects of the chemicals found, even in “healthy” hair colors, on our brain and overall health. I will bring you all…

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Managing Bipolar Disorder with Nutrition and Supplements

Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a chronic and recurrent mental disease that was once referred to as manic depressive illness. BD has a lifetime prevalence of 3-5% of the population. BD is also often associated with impaired functioning in various life areas (occupational, personal, family, social). [1-4] BD is a somatic symptom disorder, which means that…

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A Beverage That Helps You Lose Weight – that no one is talking about!

Yes, drinking this one single beverage added daily to your menu or at least a few times a week can have such a powerfully positive effect on your health and weight loss goals. This healthy drink is cheap, natural, and easy to adhere to and has been scientifically proven to help you lose weight and…

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Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Naturally With Diet and Lifestyle Modifications

The nerve condition Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common upper limb nerve diseases or dysfunctions. [1-5] Its estimated prevalence is about 4% of the population, with more women suffering from it at a ratio of 3 females to 1male. Other risk factors besides being female include obesity, diabetes, pregnancy, rheumatoid arthritis,…

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How to Gain Weight the Healthy Way

Our weight plays a vital role in our health and well-being. While most people are trying to lose weight, some people are trying to gain weight and, surprisingly, fail. Because while shedding unwanted pounds is challenging for some, so can gaining weight for those who feel they’re too skinny or underweight.  Feeling too thin can…

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Controlling High Blood Pressure Naturally with Diet and Lifestyle Changes

High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is defined as a sustained elevated arterial blood pressure measured indirectly by an inflatable cuff and pressure manometer.  Hypertension often involves many body organs, including the heart, endocrine system, kidneys, and nervous systems. Hypertension has a worldwide burden on human quality of life and the healthcare systems. Hypertension…

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Managing Hypoglycemia with Better Diet and Lifestyle Choices

Glucose is the most crucial energy source for the human body.  In most of our body cells, glucose is broken down to produce ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the energy molecule that fuels many of our cells’ processes.  Glucose is delivered to our cells from the bloodstream. Therefore we need a steady supply of glucose in the…

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