Workout Talk

The question is does exercise have an impact on the Gut Microbiome. I would say the answer to that question is yes. The other question of adding probiotics and prebiotics to the diet is also a yes. Before you go running to your closest health food store, I would also suggest adding exercise into your…

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Exercise and Gut Health

Regular exercise is one of the cornerstones for a healthy lifestyle. A new study published in the journal Gut, says that regular exercise also can improve gut bacteria which in turn boosts the immune system and reduces obesity. Having a healthy gut provides for an opportunity of maintaining good health over a long period of…

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Could regular Exercise fight off common diseases like drugs can?

Is exercise as effective as using drugs to alleviate issues like heart disease or diabetes?  Now the idea that exercise is maintaining one’s health is not earth shattering news.  With that said, researchers now believe that exercise may indeed be as helpful as taking pills for those issues. With all the evidence in support of…

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Music, Emotion, Motivation, Integrative Health

Have you been listening to some Flo Rida while you workout?  Or do you have the “Eye of the Tiger” being pumped into your headphones while you pump some iron?  All kidding aside, what do you feel like when you listen to some intense music as you exercise?  Do you feel like you can take…

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I sometimes know  it’s hard to keep my focus on things I need to get done throughout the day. It’s hard to keep that focus at work because of our smartphones and our computers and media constantly being fed to us throughout the day through those devices. Now we can not only watch YouTube videos…

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Sunshine

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s very easy for us Midwesterners to feel like through vampires after suffering through a frigid winter like we have had this year. In the state of Iowa we only have about 105 clear sunny days a year.

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Exercise

[dropcap]R[/dropcap]egular exercise is one of the cornerstones for a healthy lifestyle. A new study published in the journal Gut, says that regular exercise also can improve gut bacteria which in turn boosts the immune system and reduces obesity. Having a healthy gut provides for an opportunity of maintaining good health over a long period of…

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