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Nutrition and Health
Why We Need Probiotics

Why We Need Probiotics

  I’m pretty sure most people know what probiotics are.  They are the “good guys” when it comes to bacteria in your gut.  But it goes far beyond that!  Did you know that we are actually made up of more bacterial cells than the cells that make up...
How Sugar Makes You (and keeps you) Fat.

How Sugar Makes You (and keeps you) Fat.

Sweet sweet sugar. As a child, our first taste of sugar is our introduction to addiction.  Our mother’s milk and/or formula is very sweet, containing large amounts of lactose.  We become accustomed to a regular intake of sweetness from day 1.  Sugar releases the...
Adaptogens for Stress Management

Adaptogens for Stress Management

Before understanding what adaptogens are, we first have to understand the stress response.  But before we get to that, it is important to understand that stress doesn’t only consist of the times when you are yelling, and stomping your feet. These are the most...