Nutrition

Eat to Live: Natural Ways to Increase Glutathione

Natural Ways to Increase Glutathione

Found in virtually every cell of the human body, glutathione is critical in the body’s detoxification process. Glutathione is comprised of three amino acids – glutamate, cysteine, and glycine – and is naturally produced in the body. Great for detoxification, the highest concentration of glutathione can be found in the liver, and plays several roles…

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Go Green! The Uses and Health Benefits of Chlorella

Health Benefits of Chlorella

Sourced from single-celled freshwater algae, chlorella (chlorella vulgaris and chlorella pyrenoidosa are the most common types) has been around for billions of years. Known as a nutritional powerhouse, chlorella is the perfect superfood for today’s modern world. This superfood has an extraordinarily high chlorophyll content and is quite miraculous as it helps rejuvenate, strengthen, and…

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The Spicy Tuna Roll is Not Your Friend

Sushi, introduced to the United States in the early 1900’s by Asian cultures has become a popular meal in the American Diet. Many choose sushi as the “healthier” fast food. Contrary to the burger and fries, sushi boasts vegetables, seaweed and fish. Consumers get high doses of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids, and omega-3s. In addition…

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Benefits of Manuka Honey: What Sets it Apart from Traditional Honey?

Benefits of Manuka Honey

You may be aware of the health benefits of honey, but did you know that there is another variety that contains more nutrients and is higher in antimicrobial properties? Manuka honey, while expensive, has many reasons to be celebrated. Manuka honey is native to New Zealand and is produced by bees that pollinate the flowers…

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The Biggest Killer of Collagen: How to Avoid Collagen Depletion

Avoid Collagen Depletion

A natural protein that our bodies produce, collagen is something that we depend on to keep our hair strong, bones healthy, our skin plump, our joints lubricated, and our digestive system in check. When we are young, our bodies produce ample amounts of it when we are young, but unfortunately, collagen production decreases as we…

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On a Low-Carb Keto Diet? The Best Sugar Substitutes for Keto

The Best Sugar Substitutes for Keto

When a person follows the keto diet, they cut back on processed snacks, starches, dessert, and other foods that are high in carbohydrates. Also, reducing sugar consumption is necessary, but that can be hard considering we use sweeteners in a lot of the items we consume. While using sweeteners while on the keto diet can…

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The Food You Eat: The Importance of Food Quality

The Importance of Food Quality

It’s common for a person to think if they watch what they eat they can stay healthy. However, while this is true, it goes much deeper than that. Many people don’t take into account the importance of food quality. While eating ‘healthy’ foods are important, it is also wise to consider the quality of the…

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Heart Health Benefits of Eating Cheese

It’s often easy to associate cheese with other indulgent foods that are not particularly healthy. However, when eaten in moderation alongside a balanced diet, many cheese varieties actually offer distinct health benefits like improving bone health and building muscle. Now, studies have revealed another reason to keep cheese in your diet: it is linked to…

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