The Many Benefits of Turmeric

The Many Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice that has been used medicinally for centuries and extensive research has proven what our ancestors already knew to be true. Studies show Curcumin (the polyphenol found in Turmeric) has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal activities. (1) It’s been proven to aid in the management of oxidative and inflammatory conditions, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, anxiety, and high cholesterol. Curcumin also enhances recovery and performance in active people by reducing exercise-induced inflammation and muscle soreness…

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My Experience With Intermittent Fasting

My Experience With Intermittent Fasting

As someone who takes snacks with me everywhere I go and religiously eats before workouts, I was super skeptical at first. I thought it was a fad diet and just way too difficult to maintain. But after learning of the long list of benefits, I had to give it a try.

IF has been linked to increased life expectancy, immunity, energy, cognition and clear thinking, lower blood pressure, improved efficiency of the pancreas, weight loss, and even the ability to stave off neurodegenerative diseases.

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Overnight Oats (Husband and Kiddo Approved!)

Overnight Oats (Husband and Kiddo Approved!)

Oats are high in fiber and contain more protein and fat than most other grains, so they help you feel fuller longer. They also contain antioxidants and a very special type of fiber called Beta-Glucan. Beta Glucans are found in cereals (like oats and barley) and certain types of mushrooms. They have been shown to help lower insulin resistance and blood cholesterol, reduce the risk of obesity, boost the immune system and decrease susceptibility to infection and cancer.

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Market Must for Fighting the Flu

Market Must for Fighting the Flu

By now we’re all well aware that this has been one of the worst flu seasons on record. Usually by this time flu season has passed or at least there is an end in sight, but this year it just doesn’t seem to be letting up! So, I wanted to share with you all my go-to flu fighter that you can buy at your local grocery store, farmers market or even grow yourself!

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