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Stress and Your Heart’s Health!

The difficulty with studying the effect of stress on the heart is that stress and stressors (the things that cause stress) are subjective. Public speaking is a great example of this. For some, public speaking is exhilarating, for some it is terrifying, and some are largely indifferent to the task.  Activities or experiences that feel…

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GluDaZyme Supplements for Digestion

Why would I need supplements for digestion? There is a big difference between allergies and intolerance when it comes to food. Many of us are hyper aware of our allergies, as the reactions allergens cause are nearly immediate and often dramatic responses from the immune system (e.g. hives or anaphylaxis).  Food intolerances and sensitivities are…

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6 Tips for Better Digestion

How you eat may be just as important as WHAT you eat. Most of us have digestive trouble at times. We’re talking about heartburn, painful (and sometimes embarrassing) gas, cramping, or diarrhea. It can be a result of a food intolerance or sensitivity (see our Digestive enzyme blog post this month), or it can be…

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Elderberry Immune Support: Fact or Folklore?

If you are raising an eyebrow at the buzz around elderberry, you are not alone. It is understandable to feel skeptical of an ingredient that has been used in traditional cold remedies for hundreds of years — clearly pre-dating the practice of clinical research.  For science-minded individuals, history-of-use is often less important than data-based evidence. …

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Exercise Hormones for the Brain

A brand new study from Harvard Medical School has been published, shedding some light on the benefits of exercise and aging. We all know “exercise is good for us.”  Most people know that regular exercise is helpful for maintaining a healthy weight, and also keeps our bones and muscles strong so that we can stay…

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Omega-3 Supplements for Balancing Hormones

Maybe you think you have enough “healthy fat” in your diet, so you skip the fish oil supplement. Hear us out. Omega-3 fatty acids are unique, and unless you are actually eating fatty fish several times a week (and/or a boatload of flax), you may actually want on-board with this supplement trend. Omega-3 fatty acids…

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