Food as Medicine for Woman’s Health

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” said Hippocrates over 2400 years ago. This idea still rings true today.

What you fill your refrigerator with may be a bigger determinant of health than what’s in your medicine cabinet. Most of us eat at least three times per day. That’s at least three opportunities to nourish our bodies with food that creates health, supports hormones, and makes us feel our best. 

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What to Know Before You Start Intermittent Fasting

I know people get fed up with seemingly, ever-changing nutrition advice but when it comes to intermittent fasting, this isn’t new. If anything, eating around the clock is new and definitely not healthy. You may already know that when we sleep, our body heals and regenerates. Think of digestive rest in the same way. Time without calories allows your body to heal and repair. It counters inflammation, cancer, and weight gain.

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Protection in the Form of Food

Sunlight exposure can be good for treating skin issues and improving your mood. Although too much of a good thing isn’t always a good thing. This month is about UV Safety.

This means protecting your eyes and skin from the damaging effects of the sun. What we eat affects everything about us – including our skin. You’ve heard the phrase “food as medicine”? We can significantly affect the health and aging of our skin by incorporating supportive foods. Check out these foods and the nutrients they provide to help you protect yourself from the damaging effects of the sun.

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Boost Hydration and Circulation with The Hero Ingredients of Summer

Adequate hydration is key for optimal health as it supports digestion, muscle function and performance. Superficially, it also plays a big part in helping shedding excess weight, reducing bloating and achieving a glowing complexion, big focus items for many during summer time. This works by aiding circulation, which is vital for blood and oxygen flow throughout the body.

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