How Stress Affects Your Gut Health

How Stress Affects Your Gut Health

There was a time in my life when if someone had told me that I needed to reduce my stress, I probably would have punched them in the face. (A sure fire sign that I was under too much stress.) It really bugged me that the reason for every ailment I was dealing with was...

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How To Know If Your Gut/Digestive System Needs Help

How To Know If Your Gut/Digestive System Needs Help

Over the past few days I’ve shared a few posts about gut health. Not the most glamorous topic or even one that you might think about.  Yet, your gut health is so critically important to your energy levels, your risk of chronic diseases including diabetes...

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5 Real Reasons Why Your Gut Health Matters

5 Real Reasons Why Your Gut Health Matters

How’s your digestion? Do you ever experience bloating, constipation, diarrhea, cramping, or acid indigestion? Most people do experience these symptoms occasionally. However, when the issues are chronic, once a week or more, or you’re taking medication for...

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15 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Gut Health & Digestion

15 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Gut Health & Digestion

How your body digests and processes food makes a significant difference in your overall health. Your digestion impacts your hormones so if you think about all of the hormones in your body and what they do, you know that digestion affects your sleep, your...

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5 Things To Do When You’re Feeling F-ing Exhausted

5 Things To Do When You’re Feeling F-ing Exhausted

It happens to all of us. life catches up and you feel drained. You find yourself wanting to sleep more, take a vacation, and to cut back on your daily activities. Feeling more tired can be caused by a number of different factors. Let’s take a look at some...

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Nurses, What to do BEFORE You Go Keto

Nurses, What to do BEFORE You Go Keto

The Ketogenic diet is a nutritional eating approach that can work really well for some nurses. It’s not for everyone, but the benefits can be huge. The ketogenic diet is a low carb, moderate protein, high fat diet. By low carb we’re talking about making...

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Common Low Carb Mistakes People Make (And how to avoid them)

Common Low Carb Mistakes People Make (And how to avoid them)

Low carb eating is not new. Yes, it seems like a trend, a popular one, but you may be surprised that low carb eating was the normal approach to lose weight and avoid disease before then 1950s. By the 1970’s the government had adopted a calories in calories...

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Next Ten On Our Way to 101 – We’re Over the Hump!

Next Ten On Our Way to 101 – We’re Over the Hump!

I hope you’re having an amazing summer. It’s been a scorcher so far and most of you are probably working hard to stay cool. This means staying indoors and perhaps eating more ice cream and cold drinks. You know what’s refreshing and can help cool you off?...

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Why Self-Care Will Make You a Better Nurse

Why Self-Care Will Make You a Better Nurse

There are many things about being a nurse that people outside the profession will never understand. When you’re working, you are present physically, mentally, and emotionally -- and you’re there 100%. Sure, doing this for an hour or two is tiring, but it’s...

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