Bad Habits That Could Be Hurting Your Immune System

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The human immune system is a symphony of cells, chemical signals and chemical reactions that work in harmony to protect your health. The main function of the immune system is identifying which cells in the body belong there, and which are foreign invaders, so that it can neutralize bad cells before they grow into more […]

Plant-Based vs Vegan: What You Need to Know

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Plant-Based and Vegan. Two terms typically confused as one meaning but vary in lifestyles. Vegans don’t eat anything made from animals including dairy and eggs (which most vegetarians eat). But Veganism doesn’t stop at food, it dives furthers into a lifestyle philosophy of not using anything made from an animal including products such as toiletries, […]

Live Longer by Fasting for 18 Hours a Day

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There are lots of studies about intermittent fasting. This way of eating has been shown to help both rats and people live longer, lose weight, and increase cardiovascular health. The most recent study on this type of fasting found that eating during a 6-8 hour window while fasting for 16-18 hours, is the best way […]

Why + How: B12 on A Gluten-Free Plant-Based Diet

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You’ve heard it many times before… they try to scare you away… if you don’t eat meat you can’t get B12. Don’t worry, you CAN survive and thrive without meat. Can we get real for a minute? No fungi, plants, or animals (including humans) are capable of producing vitamin B12. Only bacteria and archaea have […]