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Are Back to School Blues Really a Thing?

by Carissa Andrews    •    August 29, 2016

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Summer is wrapping up and fall is just around the corner. For many, this can be a fun, welcome change of pace. For others, it can be a stressful, anxiety-filled season. Did you know most kids suffer some form of anxiety or depression when heading back to school?

Can Being Having an Acidic pH Cause Disease?

by Carissa Andrews    •    August 22, 2016

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Ordinarily, your body’s pH stays fairly neutral at or near 7.4 on a scale which ranges from 0 (which is extremely acidic) to 14 (which is extremely alkaline). Most small changes in either direction have very little effect on your health.

Is Your Morning Coffee Killing Your Probiotics?

by Carissa Andrews    •    August 15, 2016

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Today I had to ask myself this question: does drinking coffee kill probiotics? This question came to me in particular due to an experiment I’m trying with a well-known nutrition supplement program and shake system. The woman I spoke to about the system was adamant that my daily 2 cups of coffee were the reason I wasn’t seeing the addictionesque results from using their products.

Master Clock and Artificial Light

by Liubov Edwards    •    August 3, 2016

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Being exposed to constant artificial lighting causes damaging effect to human’s health. A body rhythm, called the circadian clock, based on 24-hour day-night, light-dark cycles are controlled by our “biological clock". These Circadian rhythms control physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a 24-hour cycle such as the sleep-wake cycle, body temperature, heart rate, and the release of hormones.

Beware the Dangers of Vaping

by Carissa Andrews    •    August 2, 2016

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For many struggling with the desire to quit smoking, e-cigs (electronic cigarettes) offer a convenient, no-smoke alternative. However, vaping, as it’s called, has been inciting many poison control calls as the trend grows. Part of this has to do with the unfamiliarity of the nicotine potency e-cigarettes can relay in relation to a traditional cigarette.


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