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5 Tips for Eating Healthy During a Coronavirus Quarantine

5 Tips for Eating Healthy During a Coronavirus Quarantine

Written by Charlie Smith While there’s still more to know about COVID-19, eating healthy is still a standard requirement for normal immune function. However, some of us have been reaching for chips instead of celery due to pandemic anxiety. David Taylor, a nutrition expert at Monkeyfoodz, worries that people might use mindless eating as a coping mechanism. According to him, the repetitive days can cause boredom, stress, depression, anxiety, and sadness. The subconscious could respond to these negative emotions through comfort eating. He provided the following eating tips to remain healthy during quarantine: 1. Increase Fruit and Vegetable Serving Fruits...

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What is Sympathetic Dominance & How Can it Affect My Health?

What is Sympathetic Dominance & How Can it Affect My Health?

Written by Jordan Pie, Nutritionist & GAPS Practitioner. Stress can manifest itself in different ways. While our bodies have systems in place to cope with stress, constantly feeling stressed can cause problems. Do you ever: Wake up after a restless night’s sleep feeling groggy and tired? Feel overwhelmed by all the things on your to-do list – school drop-offs, work, grocery shopping – and feel your heart racing? Get home after a hectic day at work, a trip to the gym and the busy supermarket, and fall onto the couch with a glass of wine in one hand and some chocolate...

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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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Top 10 Gut Healing Foods To Cure Leaky Gut Syndrome

Top 10 Gut Healing Foods To Cure Leaky Gut Syndrome

By Josh Schlottman If you’re looking how to heal leaky gut syndrome fast then start eating these 10 gut healing foods. There’s no doubt the Standard American Diet (SAD) causes many of the chronic health problems today. Leaky gut syndrome (intestinal permeability) is one of the biggest underlying health problems that can be difficult to diagnose. You may have leaky gut syndrome if… food allergies low energy joint pain hormonal imbalances anxiety + depression thyroid disease autoimmune disease slow metabolism Leaky gut syndrome is when your digestive tract is damaged. Eating too many bad foods creates bigger holes in your digestive...

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