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You’re Doing a Great Job. Celebrate Every Decision Toward A Healthier You

You’re Doing a Great Job. Celebrate Every Decision Toward A Healthier You

Celebrate Every Small Lifestyle Change Toward Improving Your Health   We often look at “getting healthy” as this momentous task. From cardio to daily greens to mindfulness, there’s a zillion steps you can take in the right direction, but which ones make the most impact on you?  We’re lucky to live in a time when wellness is a popular pursuit, but every day we learn something new that we can be doing to achieve pristine wellness. What a picturesque life we would live if we could meditate 20 minutes a day, sustain a daily (and challenging) workout regimen, turn off...

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How to Make the Holidays Fun AND Healthy This Year

How to Make the Holidays Fun AND Healthy This Year

You Don’t Have to Sacrifice Health During the Holidays: Healthy Holiday Tips   The holidays are a weird time for our health goals. And by “weird”, we mean “difficult”. There’s celebration all around us, and the general vibe is to shelve our health in order to have fun and enjoy the season.  When we give in to the all-or-nothing mentality and put sleep, vegetables, and proper hydration on hold, we end up feeling guilty, groggy, and a little bloated. That doesn’t sound fun at all. But why do fun and health have to be opposites? Why can’t we make healthier...

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Use These Substitutes To Make Your Favorite Holiday Treats Good For Your Gut

Use These Substitutes To Make Your Favorite Holiday Treats Good For Your Gut

Make Holiday Treats Gut-Healthy With These Festive Alternatives  We’re all excited about the holiday season and, of course, the delicious food that goes along with it. But many of us are feeling forced and obligated to eat and enjoy all of those traditional family treats despite our gut health goals whispering in the back of our minds. This year, there’s no need to feel guilty about splurging on something you enjoy or telling Grandma you can’t eat a third helping of her cherry pie because you're on board for gut health—we have a solution to make those holiday eating decisions easy for...

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The Stress Of The Holidays: Can Stress Cause Stomach Pain and Bloating?

The Stress Of The Holidays: Can Stress Cause Stomach Pain and Bloating?

How Holiday Stress Could Be Causing Your Seasonal Bloating Pumpkin pies are being prepped, Thanksgiving plans are being made, and holiday shopping has begun—the holiday season is officially here!  With one holiday after another, shopping lists growing daily, family in town, and driving in the snowy and rainy weather, there’s no doubt that the holidays are filled with fun and stress. Yes, families can be stressful and so can financial situations and lists full of this and that, but many of the things we put into our bodies during the holidays are stressors too. Grandma’s recipes, our favorite baked goods,...

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