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Nutrition

Is Organic Food Better For You?

When comparing fruits in the grocery store, you have likely encountered organic options stacked beside their non-organic counterparts (often for a slightly, or even significantly, higher price). But is this price increase worth it? More specifically, is organic food better for you than non-organic food? That’s the question we’ll be answering in this article.  What is organic food?  According to ...
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Health

Finding The Best PCOS Treatment Plan For You

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with PCOS, questions relating to how to treat it, whether there is a cure for PCOS, and how to manage symptoms may all cross your mind. We have resources on all the above topics, but for this article we’ll be focusing on what you should look for in a PCOS treatment plan to mitigate common ...
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Lifestyle

What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder? (And Tips On Combating It)

If the question, “what is seasonal affective disorder, and do I potentially have it?” has crossed your mind, then you’re not alone. The American Psychiatric Association estimates around 5% of US adults have seasonal affective disorder (aka SAD), and the American Family Physician Journal estimates another 10 to 20% of people have a mild form of SAD throughout winter.  By ...
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Nutrition

Tips for Eating During the Holidays

Navigating food throughout the holiday season can be very difficult. There are more sweet and treat foods than any other part of the year. Days are packed with endless gatherings and obligations with work, family, and loved ones. You might be seeing people that you haven’t seen in ages, and even worse, they might comment on your body and how ...
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Nutrition

Spices And Herbs for PCOS: Natural PCOS Treatment

If you’re wondering whether there are herbs for PCOS - specifically, herbs that may counteract common symptoms of this condition with minimal side effects - then you’re in luck. A review in the peer-reviewed BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine journal examined 33 studies and concluded that there are 6 herbs which may aid in relieving hyperandrogenism, amenorrhea, and polycystic ovary ...
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