Category Archives: Stress

Stress and Fasting

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Butea frondosa: Anti-Stress Herb?

Butea frondosa is a herb that is used in traditional Indian medicine. The plant grows throughout India, and is harvested for its medicinal properties. Indian medicine considered Butea frondosa a rejuvenating herb, and the flowers and leaves of the plant … Continue reading

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Gut Health and Mood

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Can Exercise Reduce Stress?

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Stress and Sugar: Immune System Disruptors

The immune system is incredibly complex and its workings are not fully understood. However, it is known that nutrition and lifestyle factors can have a significant impact on the immune system. Sugar and exposure to stress have been identified as … Continue reading

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Vitamin C Suppresses Cortisol

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How Damaging Is Stress?

One of the keys to a healthy life is the avoidance of unnecessary stress. Stress is defined as any condition, either perceived or real, that disrupts the body’s homeostatic mechanism. When stress is experienced, the stress hormone cortisol is released. … Continue reading

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Antioxidants and Exercise Stress

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Zinc as a Cortisol Blocker

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Tea As An Anti-Stress Drink

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