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5 Ways to Naturally Prevent Diverticulitis

If you’ve been struggling with recurrent bouts of nausea and lower abdominal pain, you might wonder whether you’re dealing with more than the flu. Unfortunately, you might be among the growing number of people with diverticulitis. Diverticulitis is the name given to a variety of conditions caused by the inflammation of small sacs called diverticula…

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4 Tips to Get the Results You Want From Your Workouts

In the words of the legendary Jack LaLanne, “Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together, and you’ve got a kingdom.” Jack knew long ago that a lifestyle consisting of sound nutritional principles, coupled with a consistent training routine, was the foundation for sustained health and a high quality of life. Every day, people…

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How Nutrition Improves Mental and Systemic Health

Mental illness affects nearly 20 percent of adults in the United States. On average, those with severe mental illness die nearly 25 years younger than their peers. Perhaps surprisingly, the most common causes of their mortality are highly preventable health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and obesity. These statistics have come as a shock to…

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5 Health Benefits Omega-3s Can Offer Athletes

When it comes to general health and athletic performance, some of the most exciting research over the past few decades has come out supporting the benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation from fish oil. While there are multiple forms of omega-3 fatty acids, the three most abundant forms are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA),…

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Hormonal Imbalance: 5 Foods That Wreak Havoc

Hormones such as estrogen, testosterone, thyroid, cortisol, and insulin are invaluable chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your overall health. The glands and organs that make up the endocrine system, including the thyroid, adrenals, pituitary, ovaries, testicles, and pancreas, are in charge of secreting and controlling these hormones, and if just one part of…

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Nutrition Tips From Washington Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins started a serious football career during his freshman year at Michigan State University — but he didn’t start thinking about nutrition until years later. We talked to Kirk about how he changed his eating habits — and incorporated Metabolic Meals — to improve his overall health and further his career….

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