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  • Vitamin D - One Nutrient, Many Jobs

    All vitamins are crucial to having properly functioning organs. We all know that vitamin C helps your immune system, vitamin E assists with cell repair, and vitamin A is for eye health. There’s a whole catalogue of B vitamins that help with everything from brain functions to energy production. E... View Post
  • Eating for Anxiety

    A Guide to Calming Your Anxiety Through Nourishing Food Did you know your gut is often referred to as your second brain? Those butterflies in your stomach when you get excited, or the queasiness brought on by nerves - that is your brain talking to your gut, and your gut talking back. That’s righ... View Post
  • Alternative Sweeteners: Sweet Substitutes That Sacrifice Your Health

    The good news is, more and more people are paying attention to their health. We’re eating more veggies, moving our bodies, drinking more water, getting more sleep, stretching, meditating, journaling, saying ‘no’ more often, spending more time with our loved ones, and generally protecting our pea... View Post
  • Nightshades 101: What Are They And Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

    Being invested in your health means there’s a high probability that you’ve heard of nightshades at one point. You might have heard mixed opinions of what they are and how they interact within your body. Are you someone who should avoid them? If you’re still in the dark about this food group, we w... View Post
  • FODMAPs - What’s Upsetting Your Stomach?

    Do you constantly experience pain, bloating, or other digestive upsets after eating? Are you tired of discomfort following every meal? Perhaps you’re wondering if you have a food sensitivity. Or you know you have IBS and can’t seem to avoid the side effects of gas, bloating, and bowel issues. Y... View Post