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3 Ways to Cope with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

In the midst of the post-holiday slump, you may be feeling the effects of the winter blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a common seasonal depression triggered by shorter and darker days, affects about 6% of the U.S. population, according to Norman E. Rosenthal, MD, National Institutes of Mental Health (NIH), especially those of […]

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How Gut Health May Support Weight Management

The bacteria at work in and on your body comprise a vast network that modern science is only now beginning to understand. These tiny organisms, which make up your microbiome, play a massive role in your overall health and wellness. If your gut is imbalanced, it may affect your immune system, digestion, heart […]

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Why Active People Need Natural Antioxidants

Send to Kindle If you’re active, you should consider taking an antioxidant. The extra strain of activity on your body, whether you’re simply going for a run, hiking, or lifting weights, increases your metabolic rate and results in the creation of reactive oxygen species, sometimes known as oxidants. The foil to oxidants? As you might […]

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Echinacea is the Perfect Herb for Your Seasonal Health Needs

Send to Kindle You woke up this morning and you see a change! It’s colder outside, the leaves are turning orange and brown, and more people are coughing and blowing their noses without washing their hands. Suddenly you notice every door handle, smudges on the table at your favorite coffee shop, and give a second […]

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