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L-Theanine for a Tranquil Mind

L-Theanine is a compound you can naturally find in tea but also in mushrooms. You can also find it in supplement form. This amino acid can help with relaxation, focus, and sleep. The specific compound is…

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Celebrating National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month. This is a month organized by the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to learn about healthy food choices and developing healthy eating habits. At Martindale’s, nutrition, wellness, and overall good…

Sparkling Hibiscus Punch

Fizzy Hibiscus Punch

Hibiscus tea has a unique flavor that is deliciously refreshing. Not only does it look beautiful in the glass too, drinking brewed hibiscus tea supports healthy circulation. Cheers to that! This study was done with 25 men…

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Bone Broth Benefits

Brr…it’s cold out there! No better time for a warm cup of bone broth with lots of added benefits to boot. This highly nutritious drink is a great way to warm yourself up from the inside…

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What Is The Keto Diet All About?

What is the Keto Diet all about? The Keto Diet, short for ketogenic, switches the metabolism in the body to burning fat instead of burning sugars from carbohydrates. This metabolic switch is ketosis. While every person’s…

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Give Your Gut Microbiome Some Love

The gut microbiome is a magical and mysterious place. We are learning more and more about it all the time while new research continues to emerge. When it comes to a healthy microbiome, doing everything we…

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Chocolate Hearts

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner and it being American Heart Month, we certainly have both chocolate and hearts on the brain. Chocolate and hearts have even more in common in the form of health…

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French Onion and Cremini Mushroom Soup

It’s chilly out there! Think cozy and get out your best kitchen knife to start slicing up some onions. Vegetarian French Onion and Cremini Mushroom Soup is on the menu tonight! Indulge in savory, soupy flavors…

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Help for Migraines with CoQ10

Coenzyme Q10 Coenzyme Q10 (known as CoQ10 or ubiquinone) is naturally occurring in the body. We can get more of this helpful antioxidant from foods in our diets, including oily fish like salmon and tuna, or…

Vegan Soup with Tofu and Miso

Vegan Miso Soup with Silken Tofu

It comes together quite simply, but you’ll be wowed with the complex depth of flavor created in this vegan miso soup! This recipe includes some pretty unique, yet nutritious ingredients: Miso is a paste made from…