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Prebiotics 101

In a nutshell, prebiotics feed our friendly gut microbes that are so important for good health. Our gut microbes are alive, and they need to eat too. Their favorite foods are called “prebiotics” and include dietary fiber and resistant starch. The same fiber that keeps us feeling full slows...

Antioxidant Foods vs. Supplements

Antioxidants are just that, they fight oxidation. The chemical process of oxidation is like rusting metal. A molecule loses electrons and creates the infamous free radicals.  Oxidation is also the reason why apples, bananas, and avocados go brown when the skin is broken, and they're exposed to air -...

Creating a Mindset for Health

So much of our health is about habits and actions, but where do these all stem from? What if we don’t have to make as many changes as we think we do? What if there was one powerful thing that makes a lot of difference? That one thing is mindset. Mindset...

What You Must Know About Vitamin K

We’ve all heard about vitamins A, B, C, D, and E.  But did you know there’s vitamin K? That’s right! Why would they skip vitamins F, G, H, I and J? Great question! That's because the "K" stands for "koagulation" which is the Danish spelling for "coagulation." Vitamin K is the...

Top Five Foods for Healthy Skin

Having healthy skin can often feel like a challenge. There are so many things that can go wrong; from dryness to redness to blemishes, the list may seem endless. Healthy skin is a reflection of your internal health. There are plenty of creams and cosmetics to put on top of...

Foods That Will Quickly Satisfy Your Appetite

Have you ever notice that some foods quickly satisfy your appetite while others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to "stop eating when you feel full" a bit tricky if you're picking foods that aren't filling. That's a phenomenon called satiety. It's the feeling...

Real Health Benefits of Exercise

Exercise can improve your health on all levels. We’re not just talking about being fitter and stronger. We’re talking about overall health and longevity. Regular exercise improves your heart health, brain health, muscle and bone health, diabetes, and arthritis. Beyond those, it also reduces stress, boosts moods, increases your energy,...