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3 Options for Addicted PTSD Sufferers

Studies have shown that roughly one in three people seeking addiction treatment have symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These statistics reveal an alarming rate of self-medication among sufferers of PTSD. Though treating PTSD symptoms with drugs and alcohol is common, self-medication in this manner actually aggravates the symptoms by increasing depression, anxiety, and physical …

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How to Become a Wellness Coach

  During the last couple of years, wellness coaching, or health coaching, has become a growing field. With perks like being self-employed and having flexible hours and the overall goal of helping people set and achieve health, nutrition and fitness goals, it’s easy to see why. But what exactly is a wellness coach? And how …

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5 Things You Need to Know about Meal Replacement Shakes

Hoping to sip your way to a slimmer you? Then meal replacement shakes might just be your golden ticket. These shakes are low in calories and high in essential vitamins and minerals. But, before you decide, you need to really understand what meal replacement shakes are and how they work. Read on to learn five …

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Acetogenins: What are They?

Back in the 1980s, Dr. Jerry McLaughlin researched and found that the paw paw tree is a major source of acetogenins. So what are acetogenins? (Besides a difficult name to pronounce.) And why do you need to know about them? We’re glad you asked, and before we get into what they are, we’re going to …

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What is Kava Kava Extract?

Did you know that having anxiety is a normal problem? It’s perfectly fine – healthy, even – to feel nervous about big life decisions. While there is such a thing as chronic anxiety disorder (that causes people to worry over many small things on a consistent basis) it’s fair to say we all experience anxiety …

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15 Healthy Meal Ideas for Christmas and New Year’s

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Racheal Yerkes, author of the food blog, Eazy Peazy Mealz. Some of her recipes are included below. She has no relationship with Nature’s Sunshine, and her opinions are her own. Christmas and New Year’s are notorious for being a time of indulgent eating, and weight gain. …

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6 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

The holidays are supposed to be merry and bright, but they can be unnecessarily stressful—causing anxiety. Get a jump-start on your holiday cheer and see it last the whole season through with these six tips to keep your stress levels low and your holiday happiness high! 1. Exercise for at least 30 minutes daily Never …

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IN.FORM Recipe: Baked Swiss Chard

Recipe Submitted by IN.FORM Coach Jan Wallin. Swiss Baked Chard is a nice side dish and also works really well to get veggies in for breakfast.  Serves 2 as a side. Ingredients: 1 lb Swiss chard 2 TBS Butter or Ghee 1 large onion 2 large eggs 1/2 c grated goat, mozzarella or other cheese substitute …

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IN.FORM Recipe – Lemon-Garlic Kale Salad

This recipe was submitted by IN.FORM Coach Jeri Spencer. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups sliced almonds ⅓cup freshly squeezed lemon juice(from 2 to 4 lemons) Kosher salt 1 ½ cups extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic, crushed with the flat side of a knife, peeled and left whole 10 to 12 ounces washed and dried kale leaves, thick stems removed (weight after trimming) 1 ½ cups freshly grated Parmesan …

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BENEFITS of Coenzyme Q10

  Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin-like nutrient with a host of cardio health support benefits. BENEFITS of CoQ10 • Helps reduce cellular oxidative stress throughout the body* • Promotes healthy cardiovascular function* • Supports energy production* • Exhibits antioxidant and neuro-protective properties* • Supports already-normal-range blood pressure levels* • Supports the health of the heart, …

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