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Can a Low Carb Diet Reduce Chronic Inflammation?

The word “inflammation” is somewhat of a trigger in today’s health and fitness world. Yet when you break it down, inflammation is just your body’s response to injury. Whether you break a leg or develop an infection, your immune system needs to initiate inflammation to begin the healing process. The problem occurs when your body…

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Can a Gluten-Free Diet Improve Brain Health?

Everyone wants to have a healthy brain that functions optimally. We all want to improve our focus, clarity, memory, and ability to learn and process new information. We also want to decrease our risk for depression, memory loss, dementia, and mood disorders. On a larger scale, our quality of life depends on our brain health….

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Women: How to Bust Through Gym Plateaus

One of the most frustrating things for my female clients is hitting a plateau in training. Even athletes with great work ethic, nutrition, and recovery can see results dry up. It’s specifically maddening when you’re leaving the gym fatigued or going to bed hungry after a long day of “dieting” but you aren’t seeing the…

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Adrenal Fatigue: 4 Foods That Are Draining Your Body

Stress is your body’s built-in survival mechanism. Our ancestors tapped into this response to fight or outrun predators, and today, our bodies are still primed to survive emergency situations. The problem is that stress today isn’t the same as stress so many years ago. Today, we get stressed from things like deadlines at work, arguments…

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Weight Gain Doesn’t Have to Be a Holiday Tradition

Few things in life are as satisfying and comforting as home-cooked holiday food. In fact, it’s so satisfying that we readily accept the weight gain and often the guilt that comes with overindulging every holiday season. Fortunately, you don’t have to accept it this year. The holidays shouldn’t be a vacation from maintaining your good…

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Top 5 Foods That Promote a Healthy Gut

It’s no secret that your gut is essential to nearly every aspect of your overall health and well-being. Known as your second brain, your gut plays a significant role in your mood, energy, and behavior. For instance, scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles, discovered that people with high levels of certain oral bacteria…

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