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  • Get to Know Your Gut and Stay Healthy

    Although we can’t see the lengthy intestines that live inside our bodies, we definitely can feel the effects of a gut that’s out of order. Bloating, gassiness, and constipation, are just a few signs that the health of our gut may not be optimal. Find out why your gut’s well-being should be at the top of your health list.

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  • Natural Ways to Maintain Healthy Cholesterol

    Cholesterol… it is one of the words we really don’t like to hear as we get older but it plays a significant role in our overall health. When the body contains too much cholesterol, or cholesterol goes to inappropriate places in the body where it typically is not needed, this is when problems can arise.

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  • An Overview of the Gut-Brain Link

    It might seem funny to consider how your gut can influence your brain…but think about it—have you ever experienced a “gut feeling”? Here, you’ll get an idea of how the microbial life in your gut can influence your thoughts and actions, and what you can do to improve your gut health so you can thrive day after day. View Post
  • 5 Ingredients to Stop Inflammation and Support Joint Health

    With the best of intentions, our bodies trigger inflammatory responses. For example, after an injury or when defending from harmful bacteria. While necessary, inflammation has a darker side too.

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  • Gut feelings: what happens when you have poor digestion and how you can make it better

    Originally published on Health & Nature News How good is your gut instinct?  For many people it might seem like all their gut ever does is complain.  Nausea, diarrhea, stomach cramps, constipation, bloating, flatulence- these are never fun conditions to deal with.  On top of being unpleasant,... View Post
  • Menopause and UTIs: Why they are linked and what can be done

    UTIs are very painful and people who have them report frequency of urination, urgency, dribbling, burning or stinging with urination, cloudy or blood-tinged urine, and incomplete emptying. The good news is that they can often be prevented and treated quickly.
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  • Benefits of a (More) Plant-Based Diet for Seniors

    The benefits of a plant-based diet for seniors include increased weight loss, decreased inflammation, and a lower risk of disease. Here’s why you should try it. View Post
  • Boost Your Immune System with Exercise

    Looking for a safe and natural way to improve immune function? Learn how to boost your immune system with exercise.

    Everyone is in panic mode with the news of the spread of this new coronavirus (COVID-19). Experts agree that seniors and overweight individuals are the most at risk. While there is no cure, there is something you can do about it: boost your immune system. View Post