Should You Be Avoiding Soy?
By: Pura | July 06, 2017 | No Comments

There is a growing number of people choosing to avoid soybeans and soy products, but why? Isn’t soy a great protein alternative and source of a variety of nutrients? Yes, but like any food, there can be a downside and consuming too much can result in negative consequences to your...

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Foods to Improve Sleep
Eat Your Way To A Better Night’s Sleep
By: Pura | July 03, 2017 | No Comments

Many adults argue that we are in the middle of a sleep crisis, as a global community we’re sleep-deprived, and that we are dire need of a sleep revolution. Luckily, research has shown that we don’t necessarily have to resort to sleeping pills to recover and what we eat can...

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Ease Inflammation with Food
Do You Have Symptoms of Inflammation? (And what to do about it if you do)
By: Pura | June 30, 2017 | No Comments

What is inflammation? Think of it as the first responder for your body when you become ill or injured. Minor inflammation can be anything from a cut, sunburn, infection, or minor sprain. ‘Inflammation’ as you most commonly hear it called is likely referring to the chronic kind, where your body...

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10 Reasons You Should Be Lifting Weights
By: Pura | June 27, 2017 | No Comments

Lifting weights isn’t as trendy as some of the latest workout fads (Sandbox Fitness anyone?) however weight lifting has proven to be one of the most effective and sustainable routines anyone can employ. Don’t be put off by intimidating weight rooms in your gym or the muscles of some of...

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20 Reasons to Have Green Tea Everyday
By: Pura | June 23, 2017 | No Comments

In 2015 Americans alone drank about 504 million gallons of green tea. Although we've been drinking this herbal tea for thousands of years, we’re constantly learning more about this ancient elixir. So if you’re not sipping green tea at least once a day, here are 20 reasons for you to...

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Immunity Boosting Foods
Immunity Boosting Nutrients to Fight Illness
By: Pura | June 20, 2017 | No Comments

We used to call winter ‘flu season’ but it seems like we must worry about a new virus every other month now. Some of us appear to catch a virus every time while others never seem to be affected at all. It’s unlikely that these constantly healthy people are simply...

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