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Allow me to introduce you to my spitfire of a grandmother, Giovannina Giuseppina Salvetrica Sylvia Scoma. What a mouthful—for our purposes let’s call her "Grannie." Grannie is almost 101 years young....


Wellness Advice From A 100-Year Old Woman

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Contrary to what late-night infomercials and #sponsored Instagram pics would have you believe, there is no magic bullet for losing weight. Ask any health and fitness expert and they’ll tell you that losing weight requires watching what you eat. But that doesn’t mean you need to log every bite you take and count every calorie...

Vitamin Shoppe

6 Tips for Losing Weight Without Counting Calories

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Unless you’ve managed to avoid reading any major magazine or health blog this year, you’re probably at least familiar with “activated charcoal,” the ingredient that turns food and beauty products jet-black. It’s been trending for a while: face masks, water bottles, toothpaste, ice cream, moisturizer — nothing seems off limits...

Man Repeller

Activated Charcoal: Wellness Fad or the Real Deal?

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Do you want to be let in on a little secret? Did you know that 90% of your serotonin and 50% of your dopamine is actually made in your gut and not your brain? That means that there is a 50-90% chance that you gut microbiome is controlling your mood. Wild, right?

Dr. Lenka Glassman Psychology 

Is the gut really the first brain? 5 Daily Tips for Gut-Brain health.