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Alison Bell
10 Hidden Toxic Ingredients Attacking Your Gut Health

10 Hidden Toxic Ingredients Attacking Your Gut Health

Written by MINDD Foundation No matter how healthy your diet or lifestyle may be, there are many toxic ingredients commonly added to foods that attack your gut health.And you should know that many of these toxic ingredients can be hidden in health foods, protein powders, meal replacements, beverages, grooming products, and even household cleaners! So, peek in your cupboards and check those ingredients lists for the following: The Hidden Toxic Ingredients to look out for: Artificial Colors Artificial colors are believed to affect the permeability of the gut and specialize in disturbing gut health as well as brain health. As a result,...

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Alison Bell
Improving on Perfection

Improving on Perfection

Why you should try Broth of Life’s New Fully Dissolving Bone Broth Powder If you haven’t yet tried any of our certified organic, dehydrated bone broth products, it’s safe to say your missing out. If you’re in the process of your first purchase, then GO YOU! The decision of which Broth of Life bone broth product to try first can be a tough one. Just to make things a little more interesting, we’ve decided to throw another option into the mix! We’ve listened to the feedback of our valued customers. We asked, we listened, and we have acted, resulting in...

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Alison Bell
Balancing Self-Care and Fitness

Balancing Self-Care and Fitness

Written by Dana Brown. What is self-care? It’s not an indulgence; it’s a necessity. Self-care is often the first thing we sacrifice when life explodes and the calendar overflows. If you experience constant stress, irritability, anxiousness, or poor eating or sleep habits, it’s time to recalibrate. Self-care is crucial to maintaining a balanced life because it helps to prevent overload burnout, reduces the negative effects of stress, and allows you to refocus. Everyone recharges differently. Some people meditate, while others seek nature or escape into a good book. Depending on your individual situation, you can develop a holistic self-care plan...

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Alison Bell
The Gut Brain Connection

The Gut Brain Connection

The Truth Behind ‘Gut Feelings’  Sometimes, I get a feeling in the pit of my stomach when something huge is about to take place. It’s happened ever since I was a kid. It can sometimes be caused by dread, by excitement, by nerves, happiness or sadness. For years I thought it was unique to me; this gut feeling. As it turns out, it’s a feeling; a sensation and almost a knowing that all of us have. It all comes down to the existence of a network of neurons (about 100 million) that line our guts and have resulted in the...

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