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ITG Article- "Inflammation Hacks"

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ITG Article-  "Inflammation Hacks"

So you know the benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet, and you probably know that inflammation is the way your body reacts to foreign invaders. Chronic inflammation can be caused by everything from stress to pesticides to air pollution, and show up in the body as acne, chronic disease, brain fog, digestive issues, and more. Anti-inflammation is more than just a passing wellness fad or a diet that’s trending on Instagram – it’s a natural response our bodies make to the foods we eat and the lifestyles we lead (fun fact: an article from Harvard Health Publishing noted that a number of studies found that CRP levels, or inflammation levels, are more effective than cholesterol...

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ITG Article- "3 Ways to Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss"

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ITG Article- "3 Ways to Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss"

  Shedding pounds takes dedication, patience and persistence — especially if you’re going about it in a safe and sustainable way. That’s why losing even 1 pound is a success. However, losing 5–10% of your total body weight is likely to bring big health benefits, such as lower blood cholesterol, blood sugar and an improvement in overall blood pressure levels. Depending on how much weight you lose, there could be one not-so-pleasant result: loose skin. When a person loses a significant amount of weight, they can end up with loose skin either in their stomach or in other parts of their body, like their arms,...

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ITG Diet Article -Florida Vegetable Planters Guide

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ITG Diet Article -Florida Vegetable Planters Guide

In case anyone is feeling inspired or, have a green thumb! Florida Vegetable Planters Guide By: ITG Diet  Crop Plant Family Outdoor Planting Dates Spacing, inches North Central South Plants Depth Arugula (Cabbage) Brassicaceae Sept–Mar Sept–Mar Oct–Mar 3–4 ¼ Beans, bush (Bean) Fabaceae Mar–Apr Aug–Sept Feb–Apr Aug–Sept Sept–Apr 2–4 1–1½ Beans, pole (Bean) Fabaceae Mar–Apr Aug–Sept Feb–Apr Aug–Sept Sept–Apr 3–5 1–1½ Beans, lima (Bean) Fabaceae Mar–Apr Aug Feb–Mar Aug–Sept Sept–Apr 3–6 1–1½ Beets (Beet) Chenopodiaceae Aug–Feb Sept–Feb Oct–Jan 2–4 ½ –1 Broccoli (Cabbage) Brassicaceae Aug–Feb Sept–Feb Oct–Jan 10–15 ¼– ½ Brussels Sprouts (Cabbage) Brassicaceae Aug–Feb Sept–Feb Oct–Jan 18–24 ¼–½ Cabbage...

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Video - Salad In A Jar

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Drinking Seltzer Every Day

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Drinking Seltzer Every Day

Drinking Seltzer Every Day Is seltzer good or bad for you? We finally found the answer. A lot can certainly happen to your body if you drink too much wine and beer regularly, or any type of alcohol. But have you ever thought about how your body is affected by simply drinking seltzer? While many claim seltzer to be healthy (and even say it helps you to feel fuller), we have to wonder if there's actually any research or data behind these claims. So we did a deep dive into what happens to your body if you drink seltzer every day. 1. Seltzer is acidic, but...

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