When You Need to Start Taking Your Back and Joint Pain Seriously

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Aches in your back and joints are one thing (and are very common in older individuals) but when the aches turn into pain, you should really pay more attention. Here’s what you should be on the lookout for. First, understand that pain and tenderness are two different things. Tenderness is a feeling of discomfort when…


Black-Pigmented Superfoods: A Rainbow of Benefits By Nicole Crane, B.S, NTP

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For years, health professionals have been advising others to “eat the rainbow,” advising to eat a wide variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. For many, getting those 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables is a struggle. How does one get the antioxidant, immune boosting, vitality supportive benefits of a rainbow of foods? While there is…


The Health Benefits of Soy and Soy Protein By Amanda Williams, MPH

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I strongly disagree with the unfortunate negative reports that encourage people to avoid all forms of soy in the diet. I will agree that the overuse of the highly-processed government subsidized soy (which is GMO soy) is not a healthy choice for you. However, if you are choosing an organic, non-GMO soy product, you really…


The Health Benefits of Soy, Based on Clinical Studies

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One of the most controversial foods of our time, soy has been debated between nutritionists and doctors as either being dangerous or being an incredibly powerful superfood. So, what exactly is soy? And is it good for you or not? Soy, from the soybean plant, is rich in vitamins, minerals and plant-based protein. It is…


New Study: GABA Ingredient May Help You Fall Asleep Faster

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Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) is a chemical messenger, a neurotransmitter, naturally found in the human brain and eyes. Its main function is to reduce the activity level of neurons, which, a new study says, may boost sleep – helping individuals to fall asleep faster. The Study on GABA The small study, published in the journal…