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

Ayurveda 101

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Most of us are familiar by now with golden milk, the benefits of turmeric, and several other recipes stemming from Ayurveda. But what is it really? Ayurveda literally means “the science of life” (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge. It is an ancient holistic healing science over 5,000 years old focusing on all areas of health, including diet, lifestyle, exercise, digestion, detoxification, sleep, and the mind. Achieving balance on all levels of being, not just eating a healthy diet, represents vibrant health. 

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, Clean Program, Functional Medicine, ayurveda

Turmeric Benefits: What Are They Really?

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By now you have probably heard of it. You’ve made a golden milk latte, added turmeric to your Daily Shake, or maybe even spotted it in your newest face mask. What is turmeric and why is it in every health product made these days? Turmeric benefits are comprehensive, and most are due to its active compound, curcumin.

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Topics: antioxidant, Clean Rx, Clean Life, Functional Medicine, ayurveda

Adaptogens Can Help You Manage Stress Better

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Adaptogens are a group of special herbs that improve the health of the adrenal system. It’s important to keep our adrenal system in top shape, as it’s responsible for managing the body’s hormonal response to stress. In addition to helping us chill out, adaptogens offer several other powerful benefits: they boost our immune systems, help us manage a healthy weight, increase our physical endurance and mental focus, and encourage a balanced mood. We think adaptogens are a great complement to a clean lifestyle, and can even be added to your Daily Shake.

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Topics: Clean Life, immunity, hormones, stress, inflammation, Functional Medicine, ayurveda

Natural Remedies for Anxiety That Actually Work

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Natural remedies for anxiety are out there to help you find healthy solutions for teeth-grinding, heart-pounding, stomach-churning anxiety. Anxiety can be situational, like before giving a big presentation. It can also be chronic, like in the case of hormonal imbalances like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), generalized anxiety disorder, and more.

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, immunity, hormones, stress, Functional Medicine