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The Dangers of Artificial Sweeteners

Suppose you’re trying to reduce your sugar intake but are craving a soda. Grabbing a “diet” version is okay, right? Not really. The artificial sweeteners in most diet and sugar-free foods and beverages can harm your health and physiological functioning. Understanding what’s in sugar substitutes

The Dangers of Microplastics and How to Avoid Them

You might have heard about the massive amounts of microplastics in our oceans. While this ecological threat may seem far away, the impact of microplastics is closer than you may think. This article discusses what microplastics are, where they’re found, and what you can do

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The Impacts of Blood Sugar on Your Health

Blood sugar is a vital substance that influences your energy levels and is crucial to your overall well-being. This article explores the connections between blood sugar and your health. Understanding its influence makes it easier to stay healthy and avoid serious complications. What Is Blood

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Firefly: A Breakthrough in Photobiomodulated Light Therapy

Imagine you could regrow your hair, treat chronic pain, or solve your digestive problems without addictive drugs or invasive medical procedures. With photobiomodulated light therapy, all this and more is possible. This blog post unravels the science, applications, and potential of harnessing low-intensity light for

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Nurturing Your Gut Microbiome

You probably know that your body is filled with many bacteria and other tiny organisms. Although there are disease-causing bacteria that you want to avoid, others help the body perform important functions and even prevent illness. The innumerable bacteria in your gut are essential for

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Utilizing vSELs in Regenerative Medical Treatments

If you are at risk for hypertension (high blood pressure), deep vein thrombosis, or severe varicose veins, very small embryonic-like stem cells (vSELs) may be the medical solution you need. vSELs can prove to be invaluable in the areas of vascular-related disorders and tissue engineering.

What Is B Complex and Why Do I Need It?

There is no magic pill that miraculously promotes multiple aspects of our health. However, if anything remotely resembles such a thing, it would be B complex vitamins, one of the wonders of holistic health. Maintaining proper nutrition is the most important thing we can do

Achieving Healthy Aging the Natural Way

Researchers predict that by 2050, life expectancy for women will be almost 90, and for men, it will be close to 86. However, living longer does not necessarily guarantee good health or provide a high quality of life. With age come the typical declines in

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What’s the Big Deal About Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

You have likely heard or read a lot about incorporating omega-3 fatty acids into your diet. From boosting brain power to reducing inflammation, omega-3s provide many benefits. It is possible that few nutrients have been scientifically investigated as much as omega-3 fatty acids. If you

What Exactly Is Integrative Medicine?

Are you tired of being treated by doctors who only seem to see you as your disease or condition? Do you long for care that considers other factors besides physical health, like nutrition and emotional well-being? If prescription drugs and traditional medicine are not making

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What Happens During Nutritional Counseling?

Maintaining proper nutrition can be overwhelming even when you enjoy good health. But when trying to manage a chronic condition with diet, there can be a lot of uncertainty. That is why pursuing nutritional counseling can help. At Blatman Health and Wellness Center, you can

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Unexpected Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Our society is at once fitness-crazed and extremely sedentary. It’s not great. Instagram is reflecting images of abs and 8% body fat while reality is reflecting 6 hours of Netflix per day. Statistics show that 30% of adults are overweight, %42 are obese, and nearly

Understanding Holistic Medicine: Definition & Overview

The term “holistic” in medicine has become a buzz word. But what exactly does it mean? How is holistic medicine different from mainstream clinical? And is it a useful tool for doctors and patients? Let’s discuss – Holistic medicine looks at the person as a

Bioactive Mushrooms for Health: Magick or Medicine?

Mushrooms. They seem to be everywhere right now. Your friends who mushroom hunt through the woods; that weird mushroom drink your partner has every morning; that cordyceps supplement your sister recommended for sleep – and that’s apart from just… eating some mushrooms. Before this fungal

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