Tag: nutrition
Anxiety and Depression
How I Overcame My Anxiety in a Year
By: Pura | February 9, 2019 |1 Comment

Looking back, I suffered from anxiety and depression for far longer than I had realized. I had severe digestion issues as a teen and in my twenties, that I would only learn later was because of anxiety and not because of what I was eating. As I got older and the...

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Foods for Menopause
Menopause? Add these foods to your plate.
By: Pura | January 21, 2019 |No Comments

Whether you're going through menopause yourself or just seen jokes about hot flashes on TV, know that symptoms of menopause are different for everyone. Women will enter menopause in their 40's or 5o's when they stop menstruating and this means that the body will typically have a decreased production of estrogen and...

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Vitamin D Supplements
Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?
By: Pura | December 14, 2018 |No Comments

It's the season of gingerbread lattes, mittens, and scraping frost off your car in the morning. It's also cold and flu season which means advice for staying healthy and keeping virus' at bay is never-ending. One of the most common things we hear this time of year is to make sure...

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Raw Food Diet
What You Need To Know About A Raw Food Diet
By: Pura | December 29, 2017 |No Comments

Call it a raw food diet or a ‘Raw Food Revolution’ but either way many people feel passionately about the benefits of eating nothing but whole and unprocessed foods. This way of eating has actually been around since the 1800’s when people began to preach the benefits of eating mostly fruits...

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Biotin
What is Biotin and Why Do We Need It?
By: Pura | November 13, 2017 |1 Comment

Interest in Biotin has increased in the past few years but as it’s also known as vitamin H, it isn’t anything new. However, our understanding of the important role this vitamin plays in the functioning of our bodies has increased. As a part of the B vitamin group, it is necessary...

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Foods with Folic Acid
Do You Need to Worry About Getting Folic Acid?
By: Pura | August 3, 2017 |1 Comment

You may have heard of folic acid, but did you know this vital nutrient is essential for human development? Folic acid is a water-soluble form of vitamin B (B9) however, it cannot be produced by the body. Folic acid can be found in a variety of foods such as dark leafy...

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