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4 Reasons to Ride the Workplace Wellness Train
Wellness. It’s the million-dollar word these days. To stay viable in such a health-conscious climate, companies of all shapes and sizes are employing workplace wellness programs and initiatives. And it’s truly a win-win situation—employees get some fabulous benefits from a healthier corporate environment, and employers reap the rewards of increased efficiency and productivity. So, if you’re an employer and you don’t have a workplace wellness program in p
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Mouth Taping For A Better Night’s Sleep
Have you heard of mouth taping? Turns out it’s pretty useful outside of the usual hostage scenario. It may sound crazy, but people are taping their mouths shut at night, and they’re waking up feeling better than they’ve ever felt. Here’s the deal—mouth taping promotes nose breathing, and nose breathing is the way nature intended us to breathe. Unfortunately, over time, our modern lifestyle filled with stress and emotionally burning the candle at both ends has led to an increased
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A Functional Medicine Approach: 5 Tests You Should Request
When it comes to multi-disciplinary rehabilitation practice, functional medicine is making waves and stirring up a lot of issues that have previously flown under the radar of conventional medicine. This is because functional medicine is less concerned with a diagnosis and focuses more on the underlying imbalances or dysfunctions of the body’s biological systems. It aims to find the root causes and then help boost the natural healing mechanisms to target them. Chronic conditions (allergic, d
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Rage Against Coconut Oil?
Have you heard the latest “Presidential Advisory” on dietary fats that was released from the American Heart Association (AHA)? You know, that claim that coconut oil is unhealthy? Yeah, that’s the one. But it doesn’t stop there. The AHA also recommends replacing stable natural oils, like coconut oil, with processed vegetable oils. Thanks, AHA but 1963 called and wants its dietary guidelines back. Unsurprisingly, this news is spreading like wildfire and stirring up a cloud of confusi
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What The Health?
Before you settle in to watch What the Health—the new Netflix documentary, you might want to put your pork rinds, or vegan buttered popcorn down and read this instead. It doesn’t matter where you land on the vegan-carnivore spectrum, the film’s sweeping dietary claims are simply not scientifically sound. It’s propaganda, not science. And while its tug-on-the-heartstrings sentiments are nice, the film does little more than to misguide people to fulfill their agenda. Here ar
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Rethinking Chiropractics: How To Choose A Good Chiropractor
Joe Rogan, I heart you but come on man! What’s up with the scathing rant about chiropractor on your podcast? And SciBabe tearing the profession down in the most unintelligent, can barely make a sentence way, it just break my heart. But you did it! You got people talking, slinging claims on both sides of the fence. What it comes down to is this: There is a layer of skepticism that cloaks chiropr
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MCT Oil: It’s all the rage!
The Impact of MCT oil If you haven’t heard the hype about MCT oil by now, I’m glad you’re reading this post. There’s good reason it’s all the rage in health-conscious circles—the benefits are myriad. So what is MCT oil? MCT stands for medium-chain triglycerides. MCT oil is made up of medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs). All fats are made up of carbon and hydrogen
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Salt: The Unsung Hero of Essential Nutrients
You all know I devour podcasts on a daily basis and love learning all things movement, nutrition, and how to optimize your health. I just finished listening to a fantastic podcast—High Intensity Health featuring leading cardiovascular research scientist, doctor of pharmacy, and author of Salt Fix,
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