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Why Do Shorter Days Make Some of Us S.A.D.?

The further you live from the equator, the fewer waking hours you’ll have with the sunshine this winter. And, for those few precious hours the sun is out, it never quite reaches that overhead brightness we equate with summer fun. For some people, this is just a bummer, but for others, it actually triggers a…

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NAC and the Flu

Flu season is upon us. The CDC says flu hospitalizations are already the highest they’ve been in over a decade, and it’s only November. They estimate between October 1 and November 5, 2022, at least 2.8 million people in the US contracted the flu, and at least 1,300 died from it [1]. While the best…

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5 Fantastic Adrenal Supplements

Support When You’re Stressed There is some controversy around the term “adrenal fatigue” as it is hard to define or diagnose. In fact, much of Western medicine doesn’t recognize this diagnosis. However, the phenomenon of chronic stress taking a toll on the body is very real to those experiencing it. Whether or not you believe…

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How Long Does It Take for Vitamins to Work?

So, you’ve decided to start supplementing with something new. Maybe it’s calcium because you’re concerned with bone density, maybe it’s methylfolate because you’ve heard of its mood-boosting capabilities. Maybe you’ve just switched to a new multivitamin formula. Now you’re paying attention to how your body feels every day, wondering when you will start to notice…

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Estrobolome: Gut Health and Hormones

What is the Estrobolome? The word “estrobolome” hints at its meaning. You probably recognize the “estro-” of estrogen and the “-ome” from microbiome. The estrobolome is a group of microbes that can influence the estrogen balance in your body. Yes, this applies to all humans on every spectrum of sex and gender. Why is Estrogen…

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Eating for Hormone Balance

Hormone Balance Recipe: Broccoli Kimchi Fried Rice Hormones are incredibly important to your physiology. A steady flow of these tiny chemical messengers is responsible for mediating your mood, energy level, metabolism, fertility, and many of the structural changes to your body. When your hormones are imbalanced, everything feels off. This is why eating for hormone…

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How to Boost Testosterone Levels Naturally

With respect to the gender spectrum, we try avoid using terms like “men” and “women” in an exclusive, binary manner. We will, however, in this article be using biological terms “male(s)” and “female(s)” as they relate to physiology assigned at birth. With that said, this article is written for anyone interested in how to boost…

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Probiotic Foods: Kimchi for Gut Health

What is Kimchi? Kimchi has been a staple dish in Korean cuisine for at least 2000 years. While it is a generic term referring to salted and fermented vegetables, most people are familiar with a mostly cabbage kimchi that has a kick of spiciness coming from garlic, ginger, and gochugaru (Korean-style red pepper flakes). In…

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Glycine’s Benefits: Why Take a Glycine Supplement?

Glycine is a proteinogenic amino acid, which means it is among the amino acids used as building blocks for proteins. It is the simplest (and smallest) amino acid. Glycine benefits include improvements to fatigue, skin health, mental health, and inflammation. What Does Glycine Do? Glycine‘s numerous benefits make it attractive as a supplement. Glycine has…

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