11 Strategies to Help You Through the Holidays

    The end-of-year holiday line up can be a fun time, filled with parties, gifts, good times, and family gatherings. However, it can also be difficult to stick to a diet or maintain healthy habits near the end of the year. As your schedule fills up, keep these strategies in mind to make it through the holidays without losing all your healthy habits along the way.

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    14 Swaps for Healthier Halloween Treats

    Halloween is a treat-filled holiday tradition that kicks-off the fall season. Staying healthy and avoiding food allergens shouldn't put a damper on the fun though. Try these 14 healthier Halloween treat swaps to keep the holiday enjoyable and healthy!

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    10 Ways to Support Clients with Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is the most common chronic metabolic bone disease and it often goes undiagnosed and undetected until you unexpectedly fracture a bone. The disease affects men and women and its occurrence is rising. The costs of preventing or not treating osteoporosis are high. Patients often experience extreme complications after one year of major fractures as a result of osteoporosis. 

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    The Health Benefits of The 3 Most Popular Red Fruits & Vegetables

    Despite the current green juice craze and kale being infused into almost everything, green foods aren’t the only foods that are loaded with vitamins, minerals, nutrients and disease-fighting compounds.

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    4 Hormones that Contribute to Osteoporosis in Women

    Osteoporosis literally means boneporous, from osteo (bone) and porosis (porous). Healthy bones look like honeycombs under a microscope. They have small holes and pockets of space throughout them, which make them both strong and lighter in weight. Osteoporotic bones look more like cobwebs, with much larger holes throughout them. 

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    Top 10 Cancer Fighting Antioxidant Loaded Supplements

     

    Lifestyle has effects on various aspects of the body, more than one can imagine. The risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and other heart diseases is directly linked with our daily diets and can affect the body drastically.

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    Leaky Gut Diet: 10 Foods to Heal Leaky Gut & Foods to Avoid

    If you’re in tune with the health and fitness industry, you’ll hear the phrase gut health repeated often. Why is this buzzword garnering tons of attention? Why is gut health so important?

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    Top Heart Healthy Nutrients & Functional Foods

    In recent years, functional foods have become an increasingly popular buzzword for a good reason. With the increase in unhealthy dietary habits in America, our population is experiencing an unprecedented surge in lifestyle diseases.

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    How Nutrients Affect Mood and Behavior

    The first article in this series on food and mood explains the chemical basis for how food affects our mood. In this article, we’ll talk more about specific foods and eating habits that affect your mood and the burgeoning field of Nutritional Psychology.

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    This is Your Brain on Food: The Relationship Between Diet and Mental Health

    We feel what we eat as much as we are what we eat. Our brains are the energy powerhouse for our bodies, so eat well to think and feel well. In this article, we cover: The Brain: Our Energy Powerhouse, How Foods Fuel Moods, and Changing Diet to Maintain Your Mental Health.

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