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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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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

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

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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

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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

Why & How to Stay Hydrated in the Summer

Get those 8 glasses of water in a day! That’s what everyone says. But first of all – nobody drinks 8oz glasses of water. And second of all, not everyone knows what it really means – 8oz 8 times a day is 64oz, which is

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May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Every May, we prepare for the summer sun with a month of skin cancer education – prevention, signs, screenings, and more. Being the most common cancer in the US, as well as one of the most preventable, educating the population on how to prevent skin

The Health Advantages of Getting Your Daily Dose of Sun

It’s summer, and that means bright, sunny days, mornings on the front porch, kids’ outdoor sporting events, and trips to the beach. Much of the time, when we talk about the summer sun, we’re talking about how to protect ourselves from harmful UV rays. Wear

20 Crazy Food Chemicals to Stay Away From

We all know that processed foods are not a part of a healthy, nutritional diet. However, they tend to be the tastiest, probably due to the high sugar or salt contents and the trans fats. But these aren’t the only unhealthy things hiding in your

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Vitamin C has a Wide Array of Health Benefits

As far as necessary vitamins go, vitamin C (also called ascorbic acid) is involved in dozens of bodily systems and functions. It’s a lot. Vitamin C: is an antioxidant that prevents damage from toxic chemicals and free radicals. helps the body grow, repair and maintain

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