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Have you Succumbed to the Cycle of Toxic Productivity?

If you’ve become a victim of toxic productivity, you probably know it by now. Letting it strengthen its hold and claim you as a casualty is not a forgone conclusion – you can learn to stop hustling and rest.

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Top Health Food Trends to Try in 2023

Check out our list of 13 health food trends in 2023 to keep an eye out for.

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Why Can't I Lose Weight?

We explain how weight loss works and cover some of the most common reasons why people can’t lose weight no matter what they do.

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Are Growing Pains Real?

We will explore the truth about growing pains, what this phrase actually means and how to treat the associated pain and discomfort.

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Can Onion Water Cure Colds or Flu?

Onion water has been said to have many different benefits. Is it really the home remedy social media claims? We explain what you need to know.

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Kava Root: What is it and Are There Health Benefits?

With more and more kava-based products showing up, we decided to explore the effect kava root has on your brain and if there are any health benefits.

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Ways to Turn Negative Thoughts Around…Or at Least Manage Them

We are not suggesting that your thoughts need to be positive all the time, nor is that a healthy goal to set. This is about managing negative thoughts when they become disruptive, intrusive or otherwise get out of hand. We aren’t necessarily interested in flipping them from gloom and doom to sunshine and roses, but we are interested in aiming for a more neutral or realistic perspective.

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Food Choices That Impact Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common diseases Americans live with. The latest figures show about 11 percent of the population has type 2 diabetes and an additional 96 million American adults have prediabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. While there isn’t a magic food to prevent diabetes, eating the right combination of healthy carbohydrates, fats and proteins can help you in the long run.

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Are Acai Bowls Actually Healthy?

The acai bowls at your local café or neighborhood breakfast spot look pretty and seem healthy with their purple hue and scattering of fresh fruit as toppings. But are they truly healthy? This blog will explain the health benefits of acai and if you should add them to your diet.

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Benefits of an Anti-inflammatory Diet

Diet and exercise are terrific tools for managing chronic inflammation. While you may not be able to prevent chronic inflammation through diet and exercise alone, you can certainly choose foods that inhibit your body’s inflammatory response. You can also make inflammation worse by eating certain foods.

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