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Mindfulness meditation lowers stress hormone cortisol: study

Making an effort to be mindful, whether by practicing meditation and breathing techniques or focusing on the present moment, can lower the levels of stress hormone in the body, a new UC Davis study found,
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Processing Food, Processing… You?!

What’s really being processed?

Anyone living and eating in the modern world, and paying even a little attention, knows that we are a very long way from eating food, not too much, mostly plants. Not only does our food come mostly in bags, boxes, bottles, jars and cans — but mostly, it isn’t really food. It’s food stuff. It doesn’t come from an animal or plant; it’s made in a plant. It rolls off an assembly line. Read the rest of this entry »

Lower your chronic disease risk with these 4 food groups that fight inflammation

When inflammation in the body is too high, it leaves you more vulnerable to chronic conditions like heart disease and diabetes. One thing that helps counteract it? Healthy food.

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