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Restorative Yoga Poses: Benefits for Body & Mind

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Restorative yoga poses

By Jill Levy There are many different types of yoga — such as Ashtanga, Bikram, Vinyassa, Hatha and Yin (also called restorative yoga), just to name a few. If you’re looking for a slower-paced type of yoga that focuses on gentle stretching, deep breathing, and relaxation, then restorative yoga is a great option. Compared to other styles of yoga, restorative yoga involves holding postures for a longer period of time — about 5 to 10+ minutes on average — with assistance from props that help you to stay comfortable. This allows your body to release tension, your breathing to slow...

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11 Ways to Help Achieve a Positive Mindset

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How to achieve a positive mindset

By Leah Zerbe Your mind is a powerful thing. Just think about it: A prolonged negative mindset is shown to impact everything from your digestion and immunity to your heart and brain function. In fact, folks who take a “glass half-empty” view of life are more likely to have their health impacted negatively compared to optimists. If you’ve fallen into this negativity trap, don’t despair. Many people have used the following lifestyle hacks to shift their perspective into a more positive mindset. To be clear, some level of negative thinking is healthy. In fact, many researchers believe it’s built into...

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Your Collagen Guide: Body-Wide Benefits & Nutrition Facts

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Collagen benefits and nutrition facts

By Dr. Josh Axe You might recognize it as an ingredient in your favorite body lotion or perhaps noticed supplements in the vitamin aisle that feature it. But what is collagen and what does it do? Collagen benefits are so striking because this protein impacts nearly the entire body. It’s what helps support skin strength and elasticity, and when it comes to our joints and tendons, in simplest terms, it’s like the “glue” that helps hold the body together. Our body’s collagen production naturally begins to slow down as we age. We can thank this process and lower levels of...

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Prebiotics vs. Probiotics: How These Foods & Supplements Work Together

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Prebiotics vs. probiotics

By Jill Levy By now, most people are aware that taking a good-quality probiotic supplement can offer many benefits, such as helping to support healthy digestion and immune system function. However, the debate over prebiotics vs. probiotics still confuses many people. So which one is better? When it comes to probiotics vs. prebiotics, the truth is that you don’t necessarily have to choose just one. In fact, it’s best to consume both, since they work in conjunction to maintain healthy gut microflora. In this article, we’ll look more closely at what differentiates prebiotics from probiotics (and from postbiotics, too) and...

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DIY Hair Rinse with Herbal Cider Vinegar

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DIY apple cider vinegar rinse for hair

Is your hair frizzy? Does it look dull or break easily? That's probably because your hair is more alkaline that what's considered normal — aka higher on the pH scale.  It may be time to make your own DIY hair rinse to address these issues, and the key ingredient is some form of apple cider vinegar that can help lower hair and scalp pH. It can also help deal with itchy scalp issues.  The form of apple cider vinegar we recommend is Herbal Cider Vinegar, a first-of-its-kind formula that combines apple cider vinegar with 10+ organic, regenerative superfood ingredients that generally support...

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