Are you on Team Tea? If not, you may want to be. This centuries-old elixir is as full of health benefits as it is soothing comfort. Plus, with several varieties to choose from — and an infinite number of flavors and blends among those varieties — it won’t take long until tea becomes, well, your… Continue reading Health Benefits Of Tea
It’s hard to believe that this yummy, seemingly indulgent, peanut butter protein smoothie is actually good for you! Complete with NutriProtein — a pure, plant-based protein powder made from a proprietary blend of essential nutrients, vegan proteins, and high-fiber superfoods — this smoothie recipe is perfect for when you need a quick meal that is… Continue reading Perfect Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie Recipe
The holidays can be stressful, so follow these tips for a healthy, happy holiday season.
For many of us, food has a way of bringing us great comfort. Whether we’re feeling sad and turn to our favorite food to cheer us up, or we’re feeling joyful and food becomes part of our celebration, what we eat is not always used strictly for nourishment. And while many of us tend to… Continue reading Healthy Comfort Foods With Benefits
The holidays can be one of the most joyous times of the year. But they can also wreak major havoc on your wellness. Everything from your stress levels to digestion, and immunity to sleep, can all take a hit when you’re trying to balance shopping, entertaining, cooking, and daily life. So what’s the number one… Continue reading Keep Your Gut In Check This Holiday Season
Pumpkins are as synonymous with fall as snowmen are with winter. But pumpkins are also great for your gut! Here are just a few health benefits of pumpkins: They’re high in fiber, which helps keep your digestive system in top working order They contain prebiotic fiber, which helps balance gut bacteria They’re loaded with vitamins… Continue reading The Power of Pumpkin (Plus A Gut-Nourishing Warm Drink Recipe)
Do you practice yoga? If not, why? Maybe you think you’re not flexible enough, or you don’t have enough balance to perform the poses. But here’s a secret: Yoga is so much more than that! In fact, yoga has 8 different “limbs” or elements, ranging from breath control and meditation to several internal and external… Continue reading 5 Yoga Poses for Better Digestion
Every October 18th is World Menopause Awareness Day. According to the International Menopause Society, the purpose of this day is to raise awareness of menopause and the support options available for improving health and well-being. If you suspect you might be in menopause or beginning the process, this article — coupled with a conversation with… Continue reading Could You Be Experiencing Menopause Symptoms?
Is it coffee? Is it a smoothie? Is it breakfast? How about All The Above! This delicious recipe lets you spice up your morning with golden, gut health-supporting goodness. Or if you tend to feel tired later in the day, it makes for a great afternoon pick-me-up! Packed with health benefits from coffee, banana, cinnamon,… Continue reading Gut-Health Supporting Vanilla Banana Cinnamon Latte Smoothie Recipe
You’ve heard the phrase, “you are what you eat.” And as cliché as it might sound, there’s a lot of truth to it. This is because the foods you eat directly impact your gut, and the state of your gut impacts your mind. Your mind, of course, affects how you feel and behave. How does… Continue reading 5 Foods to Stay Away From For Your Mental Wellness
If you’ve ever wondered whether positive people have a leg up on the curmudgeons of the world, the answer is a resounding, YES! In fact, a large study, held over a thirty-year period, found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching… Continue reading Can A Positive Attitude Make You Healthy?
Most of us want to enjoy great health and are aware that the basics like diet, exercise, sleep, and drinking enough water can help us achieve those goals. But there are other “secret weapon” habits and practices you can add to your daily routine to help detox your body and allow it to function at… Continue reading Daily Habits That Detox Your Body
From desiring to be healthier, to supporting animal rights, to wanting to be gentler on the planet, there are many reasons people become curious about adopting a plant-based diet. And with vegetarianism and veganism on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly easier to get educated about — and embody — a plant-based lifestyle. So how do… Continue reading Is a Plant-Based Diet For Me?
Ah, belly bloat. As much a part of life as taxes and bumper-to-bumper traffic when you’re in a hurry. But does bloating need to be a staple in your life? The answer is… absolutely not! Why Do We Get Bloated? In order to figure out how to beat bloat naturally, let’s first look at why… Continue reading 5 Ways to Beat Gas and Bloating Naturally
The world of supplements can be so overwhelming. From probiotics to protein powders, there are literally thousands of options and no easy way to sort through what would benefit your body most, and why. That’s what we intend to help with through this post. We’re distilling our entire NatureM.D. product line into one at-a-glance resource… Continue reading Which NatureM.D. Product, When? Your Definitive Guide
You’ve heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” But did you know that what you eat shows up on your skin, too? Whether they realize it or not, people with healthy diets full of living ingredients like fruits and veggies are supporting their skin with vibrant nutrients. Vitamins A, C, D, and E, plus… Continue reading Skin Care From The Inside Out (Plus a Skin-Loving Smoothie Recipe)
“Balance” is one of those things we all strive for, but often seems so elusive. Are there really people out there living a balanced life? Or is balance just a fairy tale or an enigma? The truth is, both answers are correct. You’ve probably had times in your life when you felt fairly balanced. Maybe… Continue reading Top 10 Ways to De-Stress and Find Balance
You know the importance of proper hydration, but is one form of water better than another? Here’s your definitive guide between still water, sparkling water, mineral water, and flavored water.
A healthy gut microbiome plays a central role in supporting your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Add these 4 spices to your daily routine to support gut health and feel your best.
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There are a lot of common, everyday factors that can disrupt your gut health. And an unhealthy gut can negatively affect your immune system, mental health, weight, mood, hormone balance, skin, and so much more. Some of the top contributors to an unhealthy gut are stress, antibiotics, processed foods, poor sleep…and sugar. A diet high… Continue reading Sugar: The Sweetest Cause of an Unhealthy Gut
The #1 Ingredient is Plant-Based Protein Whether you’re taking your workout to the next level or simply looking for a way to improve and fortify your body, protein plays an essential role. Protein increases muscle mass, strengthens bones, helps your body repair tissue, and boosts your metabolism. Protein also helps you manage weight-loss by reducing… Continue reading NutriProtein: How to Start Your Workout or Weight-Loss Routine
Have you ever had a gut feeling? That expression typically means having some sort of unexplainable instinct or hunch, which you feel deep down in your core. Most of us have experienced it at some point in our lives. Well, the bad news is, you’re not psychic. The good news is, that gut feeling is… Continue reading The Gut-Brain Axis: How It Works & How to Improve It
Looking for a delicious way to start your mornings and improve your gut health? Try these two delectably simple coffee concoctions starring both of our GutConnect 365 flavors — Chocolate-Coconut and Vanilla-Cinnamon. And believe us when we say, there’s no tastier way to correct digestive issues, reduce bloating and gas, crank up your immune system,… Continue reading Gut Morning! Try These Tasty GutConnect 365 Coffee Ideas
We all know how important protein is for our bodies. Protein helps us build and maintain our muscles, keeps our bodies running properly, repairs tissue and organs, and can even aid in weight-loss. Protein is one of three major macronutrients our body requires (fats and carbohydrates are the other two). Many of us get most… Continue reading The 5 Biggest Benefits of Plant-Based Protein Powder