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Workout Wednesday: Finding Relief from Shin Splints

Send to Kindle We’ve all felt it, that nagging ache and throb that spans nearly the entire length of your shin bone after a run or quick sprint. The dreaded shin splint. If you’re a runner, you know what I’m talking about. Shin splints are a fairly common form of post-run torture that make you […]

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Could Fluoride be the Cause of My Child’s Eczema?

Send to Kindle I recently discovered that fluoride is also a huge culprit when it comes to eczema. Little did I know bath time could be causing my son’s flare ups. I was already aware of the harmful effects of fluoride. I knew this toxic waste was lurking in our water and in our food… […]

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Thanksgiving with Diabetes – 7 Healthy Ways to Handle the Holiday

Send to Kindle This time of year, we all gather with friends and family to celebrate the holidays, and pack on the pounds before we make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But for diabetics, extra weight gain isn’t the only issue. We also have to think about managing our blood sugar levels during […]

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7 Major Nutrients To Help Kids Focus & Foods to Eat

Every day we learn more about the importance of our food choices. Our bodies are constantly up against anti-nutrients, which are natural or synthetic substances that actually interfere with the absorption of any nutrients we may be getting from proper whole-foods. When our kids consume things like refined sugary treats, fast food, fried […]

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What to Remember When Running

Send to Kindle I started running regularly when I was 14. I’d get up at 5:30 a.m. and run to my grandma’s house and back. It was the equivalent of a little over two miles, which at that time, seemed like a long way to go. As I got older, I added distance. By the […]

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What You Need to Know About Electrolytes

Send to Kindle You’ve probably seen or heard the word “electrolytes” just about everywhere. Those Gatorade commercials you’re always seeing on TV? Electrolytes. The Mio Sport commercials that are little fewer and farther between? Electrolytes. And what about the Powerade commercials? Yes. Electrolytes. Sports drinks contain electrolytes. But what exactly are electrolytes, and why are […]

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Foods That Cross-React with Gluten: 24 Possibilities

Send to Kindle Whether you’re new to the gluten-free lifestyle, or have lived it for many years, you’ve likely seen at least one article on the Web that states there are foods that can cross-react with gluten while you were trying to educate yourself. I came across five while getting ready to write this post. Yes, five. […]

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Varicose Veins – Why You Get Them & What Can Help

Send to Kindle When you have varicose veins, summer is not your friend. I have varicose veins. I’m always glad to see fall arrive. Not only because I love autumn, but because I hate my legs. Yeah, I know all the psycho-babble about loving my body, but seriously, do my legs have to look like […]

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Skin Tags – What are They & How You Get Rid of Them

Send to Kindle They look weird. Sometimes they can be awkward and even a little embarrassing. But should you be worried about skin tags? If you’ve got skin tags, the first thing you should realize is they are extremely common. In almost all cases, people with skin tags have nothing to worry about. They are […]

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Workout Wednesday: Why Hydration is Beneficial to Exercise

Send to Kindle It’s really no secret that the human body is made up of between 50% and 65% water. Your brain is nearly 85% water, as is 80% of your blood. Muscles are comprised of nearly 70% water, and did you know that the balance of water and electrolytes is what determines how nearly […]

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