Low-Carb Foods To Avoid On The Keto Diet

Repeat after me: Not all low-carb foods are created equal! If you have fallen into the trap of “it is keto because it is low carb, so I can eat it” then read on… you may be eating foods that actually end up kicking you out of ketosis (in addition to just being plain unhealthy). …

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Kundalini Yoga: A Beginner’s Guide

Kundalini yoga is often passed over by the beginner (and even the average) yoga student. It is commonly perceived as a super-spiritual practice, that is only for the die-hard yogis. Almost like an exclusive spiritual club. And with the turbans, chanting, and celebrity endorsements, it is no surprise that many new people new to yoga …

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Keratosis Pilaris: Causes and Treatment

Keratosis Pilaris – a mouthful of a name for a condition that is the bane of my summer time when I want to wear cute sleeveless tanks. (Ok maybe it isn’t the bane of my summer time but it is really really annoying!) I’ve spent years exfoliating, moisturizing, and all sort of other attempts to …

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7 Natural Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is often known as the ‘silent killer’. And for good reason. It creates a major risk for strokes and heart disease (one of the leading causes of death in the US), but often has no symptoms. If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, this is a time to take your health …

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Hatha Yoga for Beginners: 5 Basic Poses

Ashtanga, Asana, Vinyasa, Vrikshasana, Iyengar, – if you are beginner of yoga practice, all these names and terms can get quite confusing. So, let’s take it back to basics, and start with Hatha Yoga. Hatha yoga traditionally isn’t a style of yoga as such, but it describes a kind of yoga where asanas are practiced. …

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Pneumonia Symptoms, Causes, And How To Treat It

Ah, the wintertime. Full of cozy knits, pumpkin spice lattes, and… pneumonia. Pneumonia often develops as a complication of colds and flu, when the germs get into your lungs. While anyone can get pneumonia, adults older than 65, young children and infants, and people with chronic disease such as COPD and asthma, are at high …

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Meditation for Beginners: A Simple Guide To Get Started Today

Meditation isn’t all about chanting and having transcendental experiences, and only for yogis and other seriously enlightened beings. The practice of meditation and mindfulness is actually a very useful – and practical – habit to develop, that anyone can get benefit from. Meditation isn’t all ‘woo woo’ – it is a practice that is backed …

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Breaking Sugar Addiction – How To Do It Safely

If you find yourself reaching for the box of cookies in your drawer everyday after lunch, or regularly grabbing a donut with your morning coffee – you are probably hooked on sugar. You may even even addicted to sugar – without even properly realizing it! Sugar is pervasive in many foods in western society. And …

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