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Altered States: How To Manage Stress & Anxiety With Biology

Altered States: How To Manage Stress & Anxiety With Biology

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"Fear or anxiety is the basic byproduct of a high arousal state that you can no longer manage." -Brian MacKenzie, PSE. Fear is something we allow to shape far too many aspects of our lives. Operating out of a place of scarcity rather than abundance, worrying about what people think, future tripping, choosing comfort and security over fulfillment...I can go on-all lead to being trapped up in one's head, drowning in thoughts, rather than being present and in the now, where suffering cannot exist. Many of us have let it dictate too many moments in our lives. Fear and anxiety...

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Popular Protein Supplements Contain Potentially Harmful Additives

Popular Protein Supplements Contain Potentially Harmful Additives

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For the second time now, a major test as revealed elevated levels of heavy metals in protein powders. Just like last time, many of the companies named were known as class acts in forums and stores. Unfortunately, they are good at reputation-only. Often times these companies are legit when they start out but get bought out by larger companies if they gain traction. The other thing that happens is the business meets its inflection point and has a chance to grow and does so by selling out on the quality of sourcing. The underground music model   The biggest reason...

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Is Stress, Anxiety, or Trauma Behind Your Food Allergies & Autoimmune Condition?

Is Stress, Anxiety, or Trauma Behind Your Food Allergies & Autoimmune Condition?

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We store our issues in our tissues. Ever had physical symptoms played out that coincided with stress? This is something that's been a major concept in Eastern Medicine, but some Western practitioners are starting to unweave the rainbow, themselves. These new understandings have helped us better understand disease pathology. Stress (life stress, trauma, even overtraining) can assist in breeding an overactive nervous system, which intersects with other physiological systems, including the immune system. The extreme spectrum of these is what many doctors today would call neuroimmune disorders.   I find that often times, people can become 'allergic' or 'intolerant' to...

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Is Russell Wilson's 4,800 Calorie, 9 Meal Weight-Cutting Diet Healthy?

Is Russell Wilson's 4,800 Calorie, 9 Meal Weight-Cutting Diet Healthy?

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A response to THIS article hosted by the ESPN. We've all been there in the magazine aisle, skimming past covers of potential interest, when all of a sudden our eyes stop on something that pops: THE answer? Perhaps, you wonder. You know that curiosity that creeps over you when you see The Rock/Arnold/Lebron/insert-athlete-of-your-choice's workout, nutrition, and game-day prep regimens that line the pages of muscle mags. Well, a picture that open curiosity, minus the being sold, but with more of applied science and critical thinking perspective mixed in.   As a practitioner, I'm always interested in what the pro athletes...

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STUDENT ATHLETE’S GUIDE TO PROPER NUTRITION

STUDENT ATHLETE’S GUIDE TO PROPER NUTRITION

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STUDENT ATHLETE’S GUIDE TO PROPER NUTRITION   The information contained within the pages of this text, as well as all discussion of its subject matter,  are meant to support a healthy lifestyle.  They are not a substitute for medical advice, nor are they meant to treat or ameliorate any disease.  It is recommended that you consult with a qualified healthcare professional prior to embarking on any health and/or exercise program.  The information in this guide is meant to serve as a guideline and is also not a substitute for individual advising, coaching, or consulting.   Grocery Guide Vegetables Artichoke Cucumbers...

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