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Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Posted by November 5th, 2015 in Wellness

It’s often noted that though the human body is made up of 100 trillion cells, the vast majority of these cells—something like 9 out of 10—aren’t really “our” cells. These other cells are microorganisms, including bacteria. It’s estimated that anywhere […]

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

The Facts About Midlife Belly Fat

Posted by October 8th, 2015 in Wellness

Whether you call it a pooch, a muffin top, a tummy, love handles, or a spare tire, excess belly fat is possibly the most universally loathed form of weight gain. It can be especially difficult to lose weight from this […]

What Really Causes Heartburn?

What Really Causes Heartburn?

Posted by September 10th, 2015 in Wellness

Did you know that heartburn actually has nothing to do with your heart? It’s actually stomach acid irritating your esophagus, causing a “burning” discomfort in the upper part of your chest or below your sternum. Stomach acid can escape if […]

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Posted by May 21st, 2015 in Wellness

We hear a lot about some vitamins (like Vitamin C and Vitamin D) and much less about others. But our bodies are incredibly complex, and there’s a whole array of vitamins and minerals that are vital to keeping us healthy. […]

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Posted by March 13th, 2015 in Wellness

No jokes about “that time of the month” and chocolate here — premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a legitimate issue, as any woman who has struggled with it will attest. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 3 out of every 4 […]

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Best Practices for Breast Cancer Prevention

Posted by November 26th, 2014 in Wellness

October might be Breast Cancer Awareness month, but practicing healthy habits that can help reduce your risk of contracting this disease should be a year-round affair. Breast cancer will claim the lives of roughly 40,000 Americans this year, and according […]

Natural Alternatives to Enhance Your Mood

Natural Alternatives to Enhance Your Mood

Posted by September 22nd, 2014 in Wellness

Around 1 in 10 of us suffers from a low mood, but the degree of severity varies considerably. While major depression is a serious disorder that usually requires a combination of medication and talk therapy, making lifestyle changes can help […]

Probiotics Part 2: Choosing an Effective Source

Probiotics Part 2: Choosing an Effective Source

Posted by September 15th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we looked at what probiotics are, and how research has shown them to be beneficial to your health. Now that you know they’re helpful, you’re probably wondering how you can get more of these “good bacteria.” […]

Probiotics Part 1: What They Are and How They Help

Probiotics Part 1: What They Are and How They Help

Posted by September 10th, 2014 in Wellness

We’ve talked on our blog about how important the gut is to overall health, so much so that some talk about the gut as a “second brain.” There are numerous claims about how probiotics can help your digestive health, but […]

Insomnia, Part 2: Treatments for Insomnia

Insomnia, Part 2: Treatments for Insomnia

Posted by July 28th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we started examining many of the different facets of insomnia, including its definition, symptoms, and effects. Now, we’ll turn to treatments — what you can actually do to alleviate insomnia and get the restful, restorative sleep […]

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Posted by July 21st, 2014 in Wellness

Is falling asleep at night a struggle, no matter how tired you feel? Or do you fall asleep easily enough, but then wake up in the middle of the night and wind up lying awake for hours? Insomnia takes a […]

Osteoporosis, Part 3: Nutrition, Supplements, and Lifestyle Changes

Osteoporosis, Part 3: Nutrition, Supplements, and Lifestyle Changes

Posted by April 28th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last two posts, we’ve looked extensively at osteoporosis, examining the risk factors, diagnostic tests, and treatments of the disease. For this last post, we’ll turn to what you can do right now to improve your bone density and […]

Osteoporosis, Part 1: What is Osteoporosis, and What are Its Risk Factors?

Osteoporosis, Part 1: What is Osteoporosis, and What are Its Risk Factors?

Posted by April 14th, 2014 in Wellness

In our newest series of blog posts, we’ll be focusing our attention on osteoporosis, a disease that affects the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans. In the coming weeks, you’ll be able to visit the Rejuvé blog to learn […]

What is Gluten? Gluten and Its Effect on Your Health

What is Gluten? Gluten and Its Effect on Your Health

Posted by January 17th, 2014 in Wellness

You’ve probably heard plenty about gluten — on the news, from people you know, or maybe from a physician. Even if you haven’t, you’ve surely noticed the proliferation of gluten-free products at your local grocer. Wondering what all the buzz […]

Diabesity and Insulin Resistance

Diabesity and Insulin Resistance

Posted by September 6th, 2013 in Wellness

Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States, and with it, rates of diabetes have soared. Today in the U.S., 24 million people have been diagnosed with Type II diabetes, and it has been projected that some 57 million […]

Promoting and Maintaining a Healthy Gut, Part 2: Leaky Gut Syndrome

Promoting and Maintaining a Healthy Gut, Part 2: Leaky Gut Syndrome

Posted by July 17th, 2013 in Wellness

As we discussed in Part 1, the stomach and intestinal tract is a vital organ system in promoting health and immunity in the body. It is a carefully balanced system, and if thrown off balance it can cause many issues. […]

Promoting and Maintaining a Healthy Gut, Part 1: The Function of Your Stomach and Intestinal Tract

Promoting and Maintaining a Healthy Gut, Part 1: The Function of Your Stomach and Intestinal Tract

Posted by June 25th, 2013 in Wellness

Whether on the news or on Facebook, you’ve probably noticed more and more people talking about gut health. Every day it feels like there’s a new diet being promoted that promises better health, less stomach discomfort, and more regular digestion. […]