Author Archive | Leslie Benson

bulletproof coffee

Should You Try Bulletproof Coffee for a Low-Carb Diet?

What exactly makes coffee “bulletproof?” The term may conjure up imagery of Arabica vs. Robusta beans dressed as gunslingers of the Wild West having a showdown at Starbucks. But the term should really be renamed to something like “carb-proof coffee” or Keto Coffee, as it is otherwise known. For those of us on a low-carb […]

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cope with SAD

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 us living […]

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immune system

10 Ways to Support a Healthy Immune System

Seasonal changes and holiday stress may deplete your immune system, triggering unwanted symptoms like coughing, sneezing, itchiness, or fatigue. If you’re feeling under the weather, or if someone around you is sick, it may be a good time to reinforce your immune system. Keep reading to learn 10 simple steps you and your family can […]

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Chinese herbs

13 Chinese Herbs That Support Your Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China, rooted in the ancient philosophy of Taoism more than 2,500 years ago. Today, TCM is considered a complementary or integrative health approach to modern medicine. Here are the most common Chinese herbs you can take as dietary supplements to help fill nutritional gaps in your diet. (more…)

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aftershave

No More Beard? Try Natural Aftershave.

While the full beard has had its iconic moments in the world of fashion, men’s grooming experts believe full facial hair is a dying trend. If you’re tired of the lumberjack look, it’s time to reach for the razor. Follow a clean shave with all-natural organic aftershave and other men’s grooming essentials! Learn more here. […]

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