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

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 Life, Clean Rx, stress, hormones

This Is How Magnesium Can Help Ease PMS Symptoms

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PMS week can be a rough time of the month for many women. Symptoms like bloating, irritability, headaches, anxiety, and depression are definitely a drag and can add major stress to our already hectic and complex lives. However, research shows that magnesium supplements can help lessen PMS symptoms.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, stress, elimination, hormones

What Are EPA and DHA and Why Do You Need Them?

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You have most likely heard of omega-3s by now, but do you know what they are and why you need them? And what is the relationship between omega-3s, or fatty acids, and EPA and DHA?  Fatty acids are integral to all functions of the body, including the brain, organs, hormones, respiratory system, and maintaining gorgeous skin and good circulation. 

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Program, immunity, hormones

Feeling Anxious? Try This Reishi Adaptogen Drink

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Adaptogens have long been used in eastern medicine, and we are finally seeing the popularization in western cultures as well. The belief is that adaptogens can help strengthen our ability to handle both physical and mental stressors. Adaptogenic plants are one way to help fight chronic stress and prevent the correlating symptoms, and we’ve chosen a reishi adaptogen for this delicious, chocolatey drink.

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Topics: drinks, hormones, immunity, Clean Life, antioxidant, Clean Program

Searching for Natural Hormone Imbalance Remedies? Start Here

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It can be frustrating to figure out if your hormones are out of balance. Perhaps you've discovered you've had symptoms of hormonal imbalance for quite some time. Traditional medicine tends to recommend hormonal birth control, hormone replacement therapy and surgery as your only options. While these interventions have their merit in certain situations, the majority of women can use more natural hormone imbalance remedies.

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Topics: Clean Rx, Clean Life, hormones, metabolism

Natural Deodorant - Have You Made the Switch?

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We’ve all had those days when we throw on layer after layer of deodorant without even batting an eye because we are really sweating it out. But have you ever stopped to think what is actually in those magic little sticks? Going on the 21-Day Clean Program helps us find the best and most nutritious whole foods for our bodies, but also helps us realize that what we put on our bodies matters as well.

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Topics: Clean Life, hormones, detox, Clean Beauty

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, ayurveda, Functional Medicine, inflammation, stress, immunity, hormones

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, stress, immunity, Functional Medicine, hormones, Clean Life

Chill Out with an Antioxidant-Rich Hibiscus Fresca

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New York City is in the midst of a heat wave so we are reaching for flowery hibiscus to cool us off. We might be melting in the city streets, but an icy 
Fresca is an antioxidant-loaded treat we can enjoy every day on the 21-Day Clean Program and during maintenance.

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Topics: Clean Eats, drinks, inflammation, hormones