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  • How Do I Prevent and Treat Common Illnesses?

    How Do I Prevent and Treat Common Illnesses?

    Cultivating healthy habits is the best way to prevent and treat the most common illnesses. Here are ten tips to ensure you are headed down the wellness path and steer clear of the sick path. Make healthy food choices and maintain a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Incorporate exercise into your wellness routine. Manage your blood sugar levels. Eat a diet that is low in processed foods and sugar. Ensure you’re getting the appropriate amount and type of protein. Get a good night’s sleep every night (7 or more hours per night). Quit smoking and limit your alcohol intake....

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  • Vitamin D - Are you getting enough?

    Vitamin D - Are you getting enough?

    A few years ago, vitamin D rarely made news. Now, the so-called sunshine vitamin is regularly in the headlines. One reason is that recent research has found that this essential nutrient does much more than help your body absorb the calcium it needs to build and maintain strong bones. It also appears to play a role in reducing the risk of many illnesses ‚ÄĒ including common cancers, autoimmune diseases and cardiovascular disease. The other reason for this vitamin‚Äôs increasing notoriety: Studies show vitamin D deficiency is commonplace in nearly every segment of society. In fact, vitamin D levels appear lower...

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  • Stress Reset for Quality of Life

    Stress Reset for Quality of Life

    “Stressed" is a response used more frequently than ever when someone is asked how they're doing. We've embraced hectic lives that have us tied up in technology, work, and these unprecedented times on top of it all. Some individuals have come to terms with this, accepting that stressed is the new "norm" that defines their life. While one can convince themself that this is a sustainable lifestyle, they may be overlooking the dangers associated in the long run. You may be aware of several symptoms of stress; due to the way they impact your daily life. A loss or gain...

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  • Immune Bundle for Health

    Immune Bundle for Health

    While the warmer months promote the proliferation of bugs (insects), the colder months can encourage the spread of other kinds of bugs (colds/flus/viruses). Though there’s no surefire way to avoid getting sick, enhancing your immune system is a smart place to start. Vitamins, essential minerals, and other nutrients are needed by the immune system to help protect your body from billions of potentially harmful bacteria, viruses, and other germs. Some home remedies that support healthy immunity include such staples as garlic, ginger, and echinacea. But these aren’t essential for the immune system to work. Recent research has underscored the potential...

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  • Move Forward with Joy

    Move Forward with Joy

    Moving forward and finding joy or connecting to the feeling of joy gives us hope. Having a healthy lifestyle helps us heal and move forward!  Some tips to move forward from the point that we are at:   MOVE FORWARD WITH A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE… Eating a balanced diet. Choose a variety of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables. Limit processed foods, caffeine, and alcohol. Drink water! If you are a smoker, try to quit. Smoking can trigger hot flashes, weaken bones, and irritate the bladder. Incorporate regular physical activity into your daily routine. Exercise improves bone density, reduces weight gain, and elevates...

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  • Healthy Hormones for Men

    Healthy Hormones for Men

    written by Dr. Eric Thayer, DNP, FNP-BC, ARNP   Hey everyone. Stopping by to discuss some of the products offered by NLRX and New Leaf Wellness that men can find helpful to help provide not only a boost to their everyday life but provide more normality for their hormones. Yes, yes, I know men don't talk about hormones, I get it. But testosterone is a massively important hormone for men, as is a healthy balance between testosterone and estrogen. Testosterone plays a pivotal role in libido and developing and retaining muscle mass, but it also has a monumental role in...

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