Health Benefits of Owning a Dog (And Why You Need to Adopt!)

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Health Benefits of Owning a Dog (And Why You Need to Adopt!) Organic Health, Probiotic, Running and Fitness

by Scot Mills on April 4, 2018 with Comments Off on Health Benefits of Owning a Dog (And Why You Need to Adopt!)

Yes, your best canine friend may smell bad at times, especially after finding something nice and stinky to roll in. But, is this something which you should worry about making you sick, or are there health benefits of owning a dog? The short answer is yes, there are health benefits of owning a dog. And, for a variety of …

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Is the Avocado Nature’s Perfect Food?

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Is the Avocado Nature’s Perfect Food? Diet, Healthy Eating, Organic Health, Probiotic

by Scot Mills on August 8, 2017 with Comments Off on Is the Avocado Nature’s Perfect Food?

The fruit of the Persea americana–or Avocado Tree–has some highly unique qualities when compared to other fruits. For instance, they are high in fats, low in carbohydrates, and ripen in cool, dark places as opposed to warm, well lit ones. Also called Alligator Pears due to the appearance of their skin, they are are highly nutritious, …

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Running is Bad For You (And Why You Should Run Anyway)

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Running is Bad For You (And Why You Should Run Anyway) Organic Health, Running and Fitness

by Scot Mills on July 6, 2017 with 2 comments

Okay, so we always hear about the effects of long distance running on the body–about how its bad for your longevity, and that there is a correlation between our sport and heart attacks. But how can all of this be true? After all, aren’t there a lot of health benefits to marathon running? And what about the weight …

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You’re Too Old to Run in Hot Weather (Don’t Listen to Anyone Who Tells You This)

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by Scot Mills on June 28, 2017 with Comments Off on You’re Too Old to Run in Hot Weather (Don’t Listen to Anyone Who Tells You This)

We hear about it every time there is a summer heat wave: If you are old, stay inside–you are in danger of heat stroke. So naturally, we all assume that once we are of a certain age, we are just more susceptible to the dangers of hot weather–that’s what everyone says, so it must be a simple …

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Fiber–Why You Should Make it a Regular Thing in Your Diet

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Fiber–Why You Should Make it a Regular Thing in Your Diet Diet, Healthy Eating, Organic Health, Probiotic

by Scot Mills on June 21, 2017 with 10 comments

Fiber foods–yuck! Who doesn’t have an image of high fiber health foods and their similarity to a hay-bale? Isn’t this why we opt for that last glazed in the case instead of those bran muffins which nobody else is buying either? No, you are not alone, since most of us get around 15 grams of fiber a day–a far cry …

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You’re Not a Caveman–Don’t Eat Like One (The Paleo Diet, and Why No Diets Work)

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You’re Not a Caveman–Don’t Eat Like One (The Paleo Diet, and Why No Diets Work) Diet, Healthy Eating, Organic Health, Running and Fitness

by Scot Mills on June 15, 2017 with 2 comments

Weight loss dieting is big business in the United States. In fact, it is estimated that Americans spend around $35 billion each year on dieting and diet products, making it one of the most lucrative industries in America, and with new fad diets for quick weight loss popping up all the time. However, the best diet …

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The Gym is Boring. Here’s What to Do About It.

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The Gym is Boring. Here’s What to Do About It. Organic Health, Running and Fitness

by Scot Mills on June 6, 2017 with 8 comments

You hit the gym every day. You genuinely love the exertion, and the sweet endorphin buzz really is the only to relax after a hard day on the job. You value physical fitness, you’re disciplined, dedicated, and being healthy and in shape is just part of who you are. However, there is just one problem: Along with …

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Processed Sugar Is Eating Us Up

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Processed Sugar Is Eating Us Up Healthy Eating, Organic Health

by Scot Mills on May 30, 2017 with Comments Off on Processed Sugar Is Eating Us Up

Yes, we all know it. Our doctors have told us. Dietitians have told us. Scientists have told us. Health food fanatics have told us. However, in case anyone missed the memo, here it is again: Sugar is bad for you! True, not all sugar is terrible, and in small amounts, even the worst, most processed “Devil’s Dandruff” can be …

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We’re So Clean That It’s Making Us Sick

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We’re So Clean That It’s Making Us Sick Cleaning, Healthy Eating, Probiotic

by Scot Mills on May 24, 2017 with 1 comment

You are a cleaning machine! You scrub counters and floors with the most powerful disinfectants you can buy, and stovetops, kid’s toys and even your family’s hands all get the super-sanitizing treatment. There is nothing which escapes your eagle-eye for cleanliness, and when you get to the bathroom? Whoa Nellie, talk about going nuclear on those micro-organisms! And …

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You Don’t Eat Toxins, So Why Would You Wear Them?

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You Don’t Eat Toxins, So Why Would You Wear Them? Body Care, Cleaning, Organic Health

by Scot Mills on May 24, 2017 with Comments Off on You Don’t Eat Toxins, So Why Would You Wear Them?

You are a healthy person, and very careful about what you put into your body. You pour over food labels like you’re studying for an important exam, and you would just as soon light up a Camel straight as you would eat processed, sugary foods. You have no problem paying extra for organic over conventional when it comes to …

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