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Getting Back on Track with Your Resolutions

January 16, 2018

When you feel it’s time for a change, there’s sometimes the mentality to “go big or go home.” While that’s great in theory, resolutions to make large changes to lifestyle, diet, or fitness out of the blue often set you up for failure as they are too difficult to execute over the long term. Since your body is an interconnected machine, making a few small changes can radically change how you look and feel in 2018. Instead of the big…

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Pumpkin Seed Oil and Men’s Health

October 24, 2016
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Fall is back! Leaves, pumpkins, food, and family are all associated with autumn, and increasingly, so is men’s health. Starting in September with Prostate Cancer Awareness month and peaking in Movember, fall is as much about men’s reproductive health as it is about all things pumpkin-spiced. Pumpkin, interestingly, is also about more than Halloween jack-o-lanterns and Thanksgiving pie. It is, coincidentally, a very good tool for men’s health! In addition, pumpkin seed oil has many health benefits including helping the joints…

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Keep it Light

June 10, 2016
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Scales tipped a little too much on the side of indulgence this summer? It may be time to bring things back in balance. Thankfully, there are lots of ways to lighten up during the summer—here are three of our favorites: Focus on Fresh and Seasonal Produce Ice cream isn’t the only food synonymous with summer—there’s a cornucopia of summer fruit and vegetables available over the course of the season, perfect for fresh, healthy meals that can help you feel great.…

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Losing Weight Without Cleansing Reactions

January 10, 2016
Exercise, Losing Weight

Losing weight and feeling great? Dieters can feel as crummy as the cookies they aren’t eating. Why? Detox reactions are related to fat loss. Using diet to cleanse fat-soluble toxins may maintain our motivation and healthy weight loss. Yay! Toxins are either environmental (exogenous), or produced by the body (endogenous), and water soluble (hydrophilic) or fat soluble (lipophilic). We let go of water and water-soluble toxins more easily. Fat is so important to life, the body stubbornly retains fat (and…

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