The Cortisol Conundrum [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Most people don’t realize how serious of an impact stress can have on both your mental and physical health. When cortisol, a key stress hormone, is out of balance, it can lead to anxiety, depression, digestive problems, heart disease, sleep problems, weight gain, memory and concentration impairment (Mayo Clinic). These are serious issues that can have […]

How to Defeat Chronic Inflammation and Pain INFOGRAPHIC

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There are more that 100 million people in the U.S. along who are living with chronic inflammation and pain. As a society we’ve made it standard practice to mask these issues by treating the symptoms instead of the actual problems. What most people don’t know is that there are a handful  of natural remedies and simple […]

10 Things To Know About A Healthy Gluten-Free Diet

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Diet plans are no stranger to buzzwords, but one word has received more attention than any other over the past several months: gluten. News outlets, health gurus, and food companies alike have chosen this highly marketable term as the linchpin of slow news days, “miracle” cures, and new product lines respectively. Of course, the problem […]

Recipes For a Full Day of Eating Gluten-Free

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While about 1% of people in the U.S. suffering from celiac diseaseandother people who cut out wheat and/or gluten have shown lower BMI levels and lower prevalence of hypertension. Still others have found relief from gastrointestinal problems. Whether you’re hosting family members or friends who avoid gluten, or you want to make gluten-free meals for […]

Why Gluten Is A Bad Thing INFOGRAPHIC

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Gluten-free products seem to be everywhere. Chances are you know at least one person who maintains a gluten-free diet due to an allergy or otherwise. But, what exactly is gluten and why is it bad for you? This infographic answers all your questions.   <i>Click image to see a larger version</i></br><a href=”http://rnblog.rockwellnutrition.com/why-gluten-is-a-bad-thing-ig”><img alt=“ A Vitamin and […]

7 Ways To Keep Your Eyes As Healthy As Your Body

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 285 million people are visually impaired worldwide — and of these cases, about 80 percent of them could have been avoided or cured. The eyes are sensitive organs, making them especially vulnerable to a variety of general diseases and injuries that affect the overall functioning of […]

5 of the Worst Food Additives

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When it comes to food, looks can be deceiving. Food processors have spent decades developing methods of increasing appeal for many types of foods. In almost every way possible (color, smell, taste, shelf life, even by using genetic modification), they have tried to make fruits and vegetables more consistent in appearance. The complexity of food […]

Effective Supplements for Active Bodies

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Most of us are deficient in nutrients. Choosing locally grown organic produce, and eating a mostly whole food diet plan is important to getting as many nutrients in their natural form as possible. Spend your money on quality foods first, but it makes good sense to take a multivitamin as a backup source of nutrients. […]

Essential Foods For Year-Round Immune Support

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We live in a harsh environment — antibiotic super-bugs run rampant and pose threats to our health. It’s important to know how to optimize your body’s immunity. The immune system helps protect against invasion by external pathogens. Given our modern state of living, our immune system defenses are constantly being challenged. Our ever-protective immune system […]