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Why Fad Diets are Harmful to Overall Health

While indeed, such fad diets have helped thousands of people lose excess weight and stubborn pounds, these regimens cut out key nutritional foods that you need for overall health and wellness.

Fad diets are characterized as popular eating-habit trends that promise immediate results. Beyond a quick fix, a fad diet typically promotes some type of "magic" combination of certain foods that excludes certain essential nutrients and encourages following other unnecessary rules to focus on changing your body chemistry and losing weight fast. While indeed, such fad diets have helped thousands of ...

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Benefits of Eating Vegetables

But just how favorable are veggies when it comes to overall wellness? Here are the top five benefits of eating vegetables.

You could jeopardize your overall health if you don't pay attention to the foods you eat. Consuming too much junk food, for example, can lead to chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, clogged arteries and more. Making the decision to improve your lifestyle by following a primarily raw, plant-based diet is a health-conscious decision that ...

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Key Takeaways from ‘Probiotics 101: Exploring the Role of Probiotics in Overall Health’

During the live webinar, our presenter told his story and discussed how beneficial probiotics can be for the immune system, reasons to take a probiotic supplement daily and the best delivery systems for proper probiotic absorption.

When Scott Stobaugh found out his son was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, he wasn't sure what to do. After hearing that probiotics could be the treatment needed to cope with this debilitating condition, Stobaugh's son decided to try this natural choice. Unfortunately, he went through dozens of supplements and saw little to no improvement. Then, a friend of Stobaugh's from ...

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4 Natural Ways to Combat Diabetes

Did you know that November 14 is National Diabetes Awareness Day? Now’s the perfect time to inform yourself about the disease and learn to live your fullest, most fulfilling life.

According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 9.4 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes. Of those 30.3 million adults, 23.1 million were diagnosed and nearly 7.2 million went undiagnosed. This debilitating disease develops in nearly 1.5 million Americans every year, and it's been the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. since 2015. As explained by the National ...

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Bedtime May be a Factor in Overall Wellness

There may be a correlation between bedtime, heart health and mood.

You've heard it plenty of times before: Adults should spend at least seven to nine hours sleeping each night, per the recommendation of the National Sleep Foundation. But does it matter when you finally call it a day and decide to head to bed? As long as you're getting a full night's sleep, who cares what time you choose to ...

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Our Favorite Breakfast Recipes

Looking for a new breakfast option that prioritizes taste and nutrition? Try one of favorite our favorite Hallelujah Diet recipes!

While most adults do very well with fresh vegetable juice, BarleyMax or a smoothie for breakfast, our children usually need more sustenance early in the morning. Breakfast gives them the immediate fuel they need after rest. It can however get boring if you don't get creative in the kitchen. Looking for a new breakfast option that prioritizes taste and nutrition? ...

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Key Takeaways from ‘Eating Healthy in a Protein-Obsessed Food Culture’

In our latest webinar, “Eating Health in a Protein-Obsessed Food Culture,” our very own health expert Michael Donaldson, Ph.D. discusses the meat obsessive world we live in, how it’s killing us and what we can do to revive our health.

You know that a properly balanced diet must consist of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and proteins. However, many Americans are stuck in a protein-obsessed culture that tricks them into believing this macronutrient is more important than anything. Derived from the Greek word "proteos" which means "prime of importance," it makes sense, in theory, why so many people are obsessed with ...

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Why is Diet More Important Than Exercise?

As important as exercise is for losing weight, boosting your immune system and improving your energy by following a primarily raw, plant-based diet gives your body the fuel it needs to get through a workout, while also offering the same benefits as exercise.

Making healthy lifestyle choices is critical to treating your body right, ultimately warding off disease and promoting longevity. Certain habits, such as eating well and exercising, can also help you look and feel you best. One is more crucial than the other, however, and acts as the ultimate foundation to overall wellness: following a healthy diet. As important as exercise ...

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4 Ways to Recharge Your Body After Burnout

By taking back your health and properly maintaining your wellness, you can give your system the refresher it needs.

Dedicating too much time to your job and neglecting to take proper care of yourself often leads to burnout. Essentially, burnout is defined as physical and mental collapse due to overworking. This can negatively impact your immune system, emotional health and overall outlook on life. To get your body back to normal, you can start by rejuvenating your regular lifestyle ...

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