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How Physical Health Affects Emotions

Woman running; how physical health affects emotions.

Over the last several weeks, many people have had to stay inside their homes for long periods of time. This has led to some people feeling isolated and depressed, and some have started to drink more alcohol and make poorer food choices in an attempt to deal with the stress and loneliness. While you may…

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What is Detoxing and How Do You Do It?

Lemon and water; what is detoxing and how do you do it?

Detoxing has become a buzzword frequently used to market certain teas, supplements, foods, and fad diets, but it’s not as simple as drinking a cup of “detox” tea every day. While there are herbs and vitamins that can aid in detoxification, your body works constantly to detoxify. The liver and kidneys are filtering your blood…

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Detox Your Way to Energy

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We are exposed to countless enviromental toxins every day through our food, water and air. While the body works tirelessly to detoxify, humans are exposed to far more toxins than ever before, so our bodies can use all the help they can get. Heavy metals, mold, food additives, tap water contaminants, and medications all have…

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Simple Health Habits to Have

Green vegetables; simple health habits to have.

The last few weeks have caused increased stress and anxiety for many people, and many have been consuming more alcohol and eating more unhealthy foods to deal with these feelings. Many people have also had a loss of daily structure due to job losses and businesses closing, which can increase stress and may contribute to…

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Time to Reset Your Health

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Many people have experienced an increase in stress, anxiety, and depression over the last few weeks. There have also been reports of increases in the consumption of alcohol and unhealthy foods. These things can all take a toll on your health, and it’s important to give your body the support it needs to recover. Stress…

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The Mood and Food Connection

Burgers and fries; the mood and food connection.

Our diets arguably have the biggest impact on both our mental and physical health. Consuming enough nutrients each day is necessary for nearly every function in the body, and a deficiency can cause a wide range of issues. This is why a poor diet is associated with a higher incidence of emotional disorders like depression…

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Depression Loves Junk Food

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Depression and other emotional disorders have been on the rise over the last few weeks, mostly due to feelings of isolation during these lockdowns. However, consumption of junk foods like chips, cookies, breads, and fast food have also seen a sharp increase. There is a lot of research showing a connection between depression and the…

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What’s Wrong With Comfort Food?

Desserts in baskets; what's wrong with comfort food?

With so much time being spent at home these last few weeks, stress and feelings of isolation have really started to affect people’s emotional health. People have begun new hobbies at home to pass the time like working out, painting, and writing, but one of the most common hobbies has been baking. Consuming these breads…

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Being Grateful Through Difficult Times

Sunset; being grateful through difficult times.

These are tough times for many people physically, emotionally, and even financially. Maintaining an attitude of gratitude by focusing on the positive may help these next few weeks seem a little brighter. Spending all your energy and time worrying about things can have negative effects on both your physical and emotional health, and being grateful…

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Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

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In times like these, it can be easy to start stressing over things, especially things that you cannot control, but stressing doesn’t benefit you mentally or physically. Maintaining an attitude of gratitude by focusing on the positive, being productive, and doing at least one thing each day that brings you joy can help make things…

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