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  1. MACA: THE BROCCOLI FAMILY’S SECRET SUPERFOOD

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    MACA: THE BROCCOLI FAMILY’S SECRET SUPERFOOD

    Are you looking for a natural way to support your health and vitality? Look no further than maca (Lepidium meyenii)! Maca is a root vegetable belonging to the same family as broccoli (strangely enough!) and the root is edible, similar to a radish or turnip, but when roasted has a delightful caramel flavor. 

    Maca has a long history of traditional use as a natural energy booster, mood enhancer, and hormone balancer. With a unique nutrient profile and potential health benefits, it's no wonder why maca has become such a popular supplement.  

  2. Intermittent Fasting 101: A Powerful Tool for Health, Fitness, and Longevity

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    Intermittent Fasting 101: A Powerful Tool for Health, Fitness, and Longevity

    Are you curious about the latest trend in health and wellness? Have you heard about intermittent fasting but aren't sure what it is or if it's right for you? Don't worry, you're not alone! Intermittent fasting has been making waves in the wellness world, and for good reason. This method of eating involves restricting food intake for a certain period of time, followed by a period of eating normally.

    But why has it become so popular? Well, in a world where we're constantly bombarded with diets and fads that promise quick results, intermittent fasting offers a sustainable approach to healthy eating, not to mention numerous health benefits. Plus, it aligns with the growing interest in mindfulness and overall wellness. In this blog, we’ll break down what it is, how it works, and most importantly, when it might be appropriate to try. So, sit back, grab a glass of water (or tea, or coffee - we won't judge), and let's explore the world of intermittent fasting

  3. Omega-3s and Beyond – How EPA and DHA Build Optimal Health

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    Omega-3s and Beyond – How EPA and DHA Build Optimal Health

    Omega-3 fatty acids are a powerful necessity for optimal health and longevity! Omega-3s are unique types of polyunsaturated fats that are essential for many important functions in the body, from improving cell membrane composition, enhancing brain function and mood regulation to reducing inflammation and improving heart health.

    We are going to explore the benefits of two specific types of omega-3s, EPA and DHA and address why deficiencies are so common in modern diets. By the end of this blog, you'll have a better understanding of the important role that EPA and DHA play in your health, and how you can integrate these nutrients into your diet and lifestyle to support your optimal wellness and longevity. Let's dive in!

  4. Unlock the Mysteries of pH Balance and Optimal Health with the Vitality of Greens

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    Unlock the Mysteries of pH Balance and Optimal Health with the Vitality of Greens

    Are you struggling to keep your diet in balance? Do you feel like you're not getting enough fruits and veggies? If so, you're not alone. But don't worry, there's a simple solution – fermented greens! These foods and powders are not only packed with nutrients that promote pH balance, which is crucial for keeping inflammation and disease at bay, but they also offer a boost of energetic vitality that can help you feel your best. Let's take a closer look at why fermented greens are worth adding to your diet. 

  5. The Yin and Yang of Calcium and Magnesium: Understanding the Energetic Properties of Nature’s Elements

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    The Yin and Yang of Calcium and Magnesium: Understanding the Energetic Properties of Nature’s Elements

    As health-conscious consumers, we're always on the lookout for ways to improve our wellbeing. While we're familiar with the physical benefits of minerals like calcium and magnesium, did you know that these minerals also have energetic properties that can help us better understand the modern uses of these two elements?

     In traditional medicine systems like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the concept of yin and yang is used to describe the dynamic interplay of opposing energies within the body that work together to balance extremes while nourishing the body. In this blog, we'll explore the yin and yang relationship of calcium and magnesium and how they can be used to support our overall health and vitality.

  6. Does your Exercise Routine Resonate with Your Body Type?

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    Does your Exercise Routine Resonate with Your Body Type?

    If you're looking to achieve peak wellness, then you need to know about Ayurveda and its doshas. In this blog, we'll break down what Ayurveda is, what doshas are, and how they relate to your diet and exercise routine. We'll even compare and contrast doshas with body types, so you'll have all the info you need to start your wellness journey.

  7. Keep Heart Health in Rhythm with Beets

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    Keep Heart Health in Rhythm with Beets

    The heart is a vital organ that pumps blood to every corner of our body. To keep it functioning at its best, it's important to adopt a healthy lifestyle and a nutritious diet. One food that can greatly benefit heart health is beetroot. This colorful vegetable is loaded with nitrates and betalains - two powerful nutrients that can bring about some energizing changes in the health of our cardiovascular system. In this article, we'll explore how beetroot can help keep our heart ticking like a happy clock.

  8. Vitamin E’s Most Potent Family Member

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    Vitamin E’s Most Potent Family Member

    Have you ever heard of tocotrienols? This relative of vitamin E is proving to be a heart health powerhouse! Offering more antioxidant protection than vitamin E’s tocopherols, tocotrienols are being recognized as potent phytochemicals that can help cool the fire of oxidative stress. Why is that important? Oxidative stress is the driving force toward ageing, and chronic health conditions. Let’s explore how tocotrienols can nourish heart health and more!

  9. The Unassuming, Heart-Healthy Superfruit - Hawthorn Berries

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    The Unassuming, Heart-Healthy Superfruit - Hawthorn Berries

    When we consider food as medicine, hawthorn berries are an underutilized superfruit. No big surprise since it’s a member of the delicious and economically important rose family. Since the 1st century, hawthorn berries have been utilized as a heart healthy herbal medicine. Let’s take a look at the health benefits of hawthorn berries and why it should be part of your heart-happy health plan!

  10. Psyllium Fiber – Minerals, Mucilage and Might

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    Psyllium Fiber – Minerals, Mucilage and Might

    Having a healthy weight is crucial for overall wellbeing, and there’s no better place to start than with your diet. Are you looking for a way to boost your fiber intake without having to eat another bran muffin? If so, psyllium fiber may be the answer. Not only is psyllium seed and husk loaded with soluble fiber, but psyllium also contains soothing mucilage which effectively relieves bloating and constipation. 

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