Managing Stress Naturally

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Stress is defined as a state of mental and/or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. While stress has always been a part of the human experience, our ancestors were not exposed to most of the types of stress we deal with today. We also have significantly higher stress levels in our lives compared to even 25 years ago (source). Because of this, it has become increasingly important for us to be able to manage stress efficiently. Read on to learn about how to better manage stress through dietary and lifestyle changes.

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Guide to Supplementation

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It can be extremely confusing when trying to figure out which supplements to take. I’ll admit it; up until I started working in a health food store I had no idea just how many supplements were out there and where to even start learning about them. So what should you look for in a supplement? And which supplements are even worth taking? Should you follow the recommendations of a health food store worker? The number one thing to know about supplementation is that eating real food is always the best way to obtain your nutrients. Why is this? Read on for the answer to all these questions and more!


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What Can Borage do for You?

I, Borage, Always Bring Courage

by Dannika Soukoroff, Chartered Herbalist


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This article was written by my coworker and friend; Dannika Soukoroff. She is a chartered herbalist and is very experienced in the supplement industry. Dannika is a wealth of information about herbs and holistic wellness. Today she is going to tell you all about borage and what it can do for you.

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