Each day thousands across the globe hit the gym and eat their carefully chosen foods in order to feel good and perform at their best.  We all know that exercise is great for us and years of evidence support this. Exercising is good for our health – period. The endorphin rush that comes with a […]

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It’s on every dining table, we sprinkle it on our food and it’s lurking in just about every packaged food. While it’s no news flash these tiny white crystals impact almost everything from water retention, brittle bones to blood pressure, you may be wondering how you can avoid the stuff. Here are 5 ways. EAT […]

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Is stress taking a toll on your body? The signs of stress are not always obvious, so it’s important to watch for these warnings. 1. YOU HAVE A SWEET TOOTH Persistent stress triggers the adrenal glands to work overtime pumping out stress hormones, which in turn ramps up our appetite, making you more likely to […]

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