You Are What You Eat

According to a recent exploratory study out of Clarkson University, researchers suggest microbes in our gut may play a role in certain personality traits.   The authors of the study published in the journal Nutrients said the purpose of the study was to “investigate the correlation between mental energy (ME), mental fatigue (MF), physical energy (PE),…

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Food is Medicine

It’s always fun when modern research confirms what we already knew. If you follow us, this won’t be a surprise: eating healthy may be the fastest way to lower cholesterol.  Shocking, right? A new study done by Mayo Clinic and the University of Manitoba found eating a “Step One” Foods product twice per day effectively…

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Food Guilt

The Christmas season is in full swing! And we all know that the past two years have been a rollercoaster, and we’re all ready to get back to our “normal” (whatever they may look like now) Christmas traditions.  Usually, that means family and friend gatherings and LOTS of food.  A lot of us have already…

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Making Kids Fatter

The pandemic has thrown everyone for a loop. As a result, we’re all pretty much off our game and have distracted ourselves with whatever may be in front of us. And for a lot of us, that may be mindless eating.  Unfortunately, that goes for kids as well. A new study from Pediatric Obesity found…

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Seven Hours Minimum

We all know that sleep is important for our overall health. That’s no surprise. But, a new study has found that sleeping less than seven hours a night may lead to weight gain.  In the study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers reported that nearly 20,000 American adults showed…

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Migraines & Omegas

Holy mackerel! One billion people around the world, including 12% of Americans, suffer from migraines. However, a new study may offer hope for those who suffer from migraines and are looking for dietary options that could provide relief.  We have known for a while that certain foods can trigger migraines. But, the study found that…

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Tiny Marvels

Probiotics are pretty darn cool little buggers. They are still a bit of a mystery, but they have gained a ton of attention over the last few years, and rightfully so. These tiny marvels have a profound impact on a huge number of body systems, all while living in your gut! They help take care of…

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100 Year Mystery

Researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have cracked a 100-year-old mystery! We now know what activates magnesium ions in the cell.  This revelation is significant because scientists believe it to be a springboard for innovative drugs to treat cardiovascular disease, metabolic issues like diabetes, and…

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Eat Your Fungus!

Why did the mushroom get invited to so many parties? Because he’s such a fun guy! *ahem* Do you like mushrooms? You may want to get to know them better after reading this.  A study published in Food Science & Nutrition found that adding just a half-cup of mushrooms to your diet can significantly increase…

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CoQ10 is POWERFUL!

We haven’t talked about CoEnzyme Q10 in a long while. CoQ10, also called Ubiquinone, is found in every cell of your body. CoQ10 is at play in about 95% of the energy your body produces, and its primary function is to help create adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which is cell energy. As you can imagine, the…

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