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Pericarditis (+ 6 Natural Ways to Help Recovery)

Experiencing chest pains can be a scary feeling — especially since it’s one of the most common symptoms associated with having a heart attack. But there’s another heart condition called pericarditis that can cause ongoing chest pains, which are sometimes sharp and can make it difficult to breathe. Pericarditis (or inflammation …

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What Is Couscous? Potential Benefits & Downsides of Couscous

The more we learn about the inflammatory properties of conventional grains, the more people are seeking out healthier alternatives. Is one of those alternatives couscous — and just what is couscous? Many people confuse couscous with quinoa, as they are somewhat similar visually. However, while quinoa is a gluten-free ancient …

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Bivalve Pros & Cons: Should You Eat Mollusk?

by Rachael Link, MS, RD From banquets to oyster bars to cocktail parties and beyond, bivalve varieties like clams, mussels and scallops are popping up just about everywhere. It’s easy to understand why; not only do they have a distinct and delicious flavor, but they are also versatile enough to …

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Top 6 Supplements to Help You Remineralize Your Teeth

by Dr. Mark Burhenne, DDS When it comes to our health, we are getting much better at taking a more holistic approach. Many of us have overhauled our diets and implemented other lifestyle changes that have reduced the need to see a doctor regarding chronic health conditions, including high blood …

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Hypnotherapy: Benefits of the Power of Suggestion

Hypnotherapy — practiced in one form or another for thousands of years —  is used successfully today to treat pain, PTSD, anxiety, IBS, smoking cessation, eating disorders and much more. Proper hypnosis isn’t what you see on television or stage — it isn’t a parlor game — and it shouldn’t …

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Should Mothers Eat Their Placenta?

There are always interesting trends popping up in the health and wellness field as we “rediscover” how the goodness in nature can benefit our health. It’s hard to remember that there was a time before kale and cauliflower were in everything or when we shunned coconut oil in favor of …

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Sodium Nitrite Dangers You Can’t Afford to Ignore

by Rachael Link, MS, RD Since being classified as carcinogenic in 2015, processed meats have garnered a good amount of public interest, and emerging research has continued to link processed meat intake to more and more deadly conditions. So what is it about processed meats that makes them so detrimental …

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