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A Beginner’s Guide to Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

A Beginner’s Guide to Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Tracking Heart Rate Variability (HRV) over time can be a useful tool in identifying imbalances in our autonomic nervous system (ANS), which regulates many aspects of our biology including all aspects of our cardiovascular system like blood pressure, heart rate, etc....

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Ways to Raise Your HRV

Ways to Raise Your HRV

Researchers, coaches and athletes are beginning to take a much closer look at a marker that shows an individual’s “readiness” and resilience. It is called heart rate variability or (HRV). HRV is also becoming increasingly popular among the general public and...

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10 Foods That May Weaken Your Immune System

10 Foods That May Weaken Your Immune System

Your diet affects how you feel and how well your body functions. While a nutrient-dense, well-rounded diet supports your immune system, a diet that’s low in nutrients and high in ultra-processed foods impairs immune function  This article lists 10 foods that may...

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Are You Missing Magnesium Because of Meds?

Are You Missing Magnesium Because of Meds?

When you go to see a doctor for a routine physical, you can expect basic tests. You will be weighed and have your blood pressure measured. The doctor or nurse practitioner will listen to your heart and lungs and check reflexes. Chances are good you will have blood...

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12 Healthy Fats for the Keto Diet (Plus Some to Limit)

12 Healthy Fats for the Keto Diet (Plus Some to Limit)

When following a high-fat, very-low-carb ketogenic (keto) diet, it’s important to remember that not all fats are created equal. Some sources of fat are better for you than others, and it’s critical that you fill your plate with the most wholesome options to...

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What Your Homocysteine Levels Mean

What Your Homocysteine Levels Mean

If you worry about heart disease, you may have heard of something called homocysteine. Even though we all need some level of this amino acid in our bodies, when homocysteine (what is homocysteine) goes too high, you could be at a greater risk of autoimmune conditions,...

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