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9 Things Having Crohn’s Disease Has Taught Me

Things Crohn's Disease Has Taught Me

1 Health is a journey not a destination While some people go into remission for years and say ‘I’m cured’, I personally don’t think you can ever say you are ‘cured’ of a chronic condition. I like to see health as more of a continuous journey than a particular destination (i.e. cured).  When reaching a […]

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Let the Sunshine In! Why you need some Vitamin D!

Sunshine Vitamin D

Vitamin D is frequently called the “sunshine vitamin.” Every tissue in the body has Vitamin D receptors, including the brain, heart, muscles and immune system.  It assists with the absorption of calcium helping to build strong bones, teeth and muscles.  It also activates genes that regulate the immune system and release neurotransmitters (e.g., dopamine, serotonin) […]

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Zzzzz Yourself to a Healthy Happy Glow

Sleep is such an important component of our overall health and wellbeing.  Sleep affects growth and stress hormones, our immune system, our appetite, blood pressure and cardiovascular health.  Research shows that lack of sleep increases the risk for obesity, heart disease, infections and dare I say it, wrinkles and puffy skin. Here’s a bit more […]

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