Here are the 4 rules to food combining

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Food combining principles have been around for a long time. Generally, food-combining eating assigns foods to different groups. These are usually broken down into carbs and starches, fruits, vegetables, proteins, and fats. Some guidelines also classify foods as either acidic, alkaline or neutral. Food-combining diets specify how you should combine these groups in a meal.

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, Clean Program

All About Pranayama

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Breathing is one of the most important activities we engage in. Our lives are dependent on a constant flow of oxygen being delivered to each cell. In the yogic tradition, the breath is said to carry a person's life force. “Pranayama” is a Sanskrit word made up of the two words, “prana” and “yama” (or “ayama”), and is translated to mean “mastery of the life force”. 

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, Clean Program

Fiber 101

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Fiber can do so much for us. It can help manage weight, improve gut health, increase energy, and lower cholesterol. All fiber is found in the tough cell walls of plants – fruits, vegetables, legumes, and grains. 

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, Clean Program, digestion

The Spicy Cider Recipe Can Help Boost Your Immunity

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This spicy cider is made with a slew of health-enhancing ingredients. At first, the ingredients may sound odd but the result is a spicy, sweet, and sour combination that you can dilute in juice or water, or take straight as a health shot to improve immunity. The base for this drink is apple cider vinegar, which has long been used for health and medicinal purposes.

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Topics: Clean Rx, fermented, immunity, drinks, inflammation

What Are the Benefits of Cryotherapy?

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Cryotherapy — where the body is exposed to extreme cold therapy treatments for several minutes — has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with athletes and movie stars. But what are the benefits, and are the treatments effective or just a lot of hype?

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, Clean Program, bodywork, inflammation, Functional Medicine

How Does the Cleanse Affect Your Period?

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Cramps, bloating, headaches, breast tenderness, food cravings, and mood swings. Many women around the world endure period-related symptoms in varying degrees of intensity during their cycle. While not always pleasant, menstruation is our bodies’ way of helping us shed what we no longer need. But what if you are also on the 21-Day Clean Program

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, Clean Program, exercise, hormones, healthy fats

What Are the Actual Benefits of Saunas?

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Perhaps you've wondered what the health benefits are of sweatin’ it out in the sauna. With a new resurgence of saunas you don’t even have to join a health club to reap the benefits. Boutique sauna studios are popping up from coast to coast, where people are invited to slip into plush robes and sweat it out solo or with a friend for the price of a spin classWhy does it seem like everyone in the wellness world swears by a daily sweat session in a heated room?

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, immunity, hormones, stress, bodywork, inflammation

The Benefits of Massage While Cleansing

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Walking out of the room feeling relaxed, stress-free, and renewed - ah, there is nothing quite like that post-massage bliss. Studies show that massage therapy can help regulate hormones, raise immunity, help lower blood pressure, reduce pain and muscle tension and may also be helpful for anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches, and insomnia. Excuse us while we go book our next massage now. 

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Topics: Clean Rx, cleanse, Clean Life, Clean Program, digestion, stress, bodywork, inflammation

Is Your Holiday Stress Actually Adrenal Fatigue?

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This time of year, many people find themselves feeling super frazzled with social events, gift-buying, and general running around. How do you know if you’re just stressed out, or if something more worrisome is going on? Here are signs that your stress symptoms are pointing to adrenal fatigue, and what you can do to start to feel better.

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, hormones, stress

Eating the Ayurvedic Way

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Ayurveda is far from a one-size-fits-all way of life. It’s an ancient holistic healing science focusing on all areas of health, including diet, lifestyle, digestion, detoxification, and the mind. Ayurveda is based on the belief that each of us is biochemically different, making us react to the world in different ways. Let’s talk specifically about the Ayurvedic diet.

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, immunity, digestion, inflammation, ayurveda