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Why Fat Intake is Important for Nutrient Absorption

We’re big fans of fat over here at Platinum Naturals. That’s because this often misunderstood macronutrient is vital to our overall health. The problem is, the caloric value of fat can be scary for many people. It’s because of this that the beneficial hormonal and metabolic effects of healthy oils are often overlooked. 

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How to Reframe Your Outlook on Exercise

What if our approach to looking and feeling healthier was all wrong? In today’s post, let’s talk about the idea of training with intention. For many of us, training intensity and motivation are at a low at the moment. Fitness classes have been disrupted and going back to the gym isn’t an option we’re completely comfortable with. Fortunately, we have online programs and virtual classes to keep us motivated while at home. 

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7 Day Digital Detox

We created a 7-day digital detox as a reset for anyone who finds themselves addicted to digital devices. We get it. A complete digital detox is just not realistic for many people especially if your work revolves around technology.

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5 Tips to Reduce the Effects of Chronic Stress

One of the major health buzzwords these days is stress and stress-related illness. Stress is an inevitable part of life, but it’s a subjective experience. This means that although there are definitely situations or circumstances that most people would find stressful, not everyone has the same triggers of stress or even experiences stress the same way.

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A Quick Guide on Magnesium Supplementation

With so many magnesium supplements on the market, you may find yourself asking “what magnesium supplement is right for me”? That’s why we created this reference to help you gain a better understanding of which magnesium form may work best for you based on your individual needs.

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Mental Health Tips to Follow During Social Isolation

Mental health is a huge aspect of our lives that should be supported especially during times like these. Social isolation goes against everything good for the body, and general uncertainty can cause a certain level of anxiety for all of us. The good thing is there are a ton of ways to support mental health. Let’s take a look at some tips to support mental health during this time and beyond.

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How To Support Immune Function While at Home

Let’s start this off by saying that if there was a time to invest in your health and wellbeing, then this would be it. That’s because we’re learning that survival rates are higher in healthier individuals with stronger immune systems. Although we don’t know every detail pertaining to COVID-19, we do have vast information and research on how to optimize our immune system in general. Let’s look at some factors to consider when discussing immune health.

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What are Adaptogens and How do They Actually Work.

 

To keep the answer simple, adaptogens are made up of a variety of botanicals, herbs, and mushrooms that support your body’s stress response. In other words, it helps your body “adapt” in response to stress. These stressors could range from physical to emotional. Adaptogens are known to be non-specific meaning they help the body respond to any external stressors that would cause your body to be out of balance.

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5 Fat Loss Tips to Follow

Fat loss ultimately comes down to food quality and quantity. Add in environmental factors, hormones, and exercise and you have yourself the foundational pillars of fat loss and fat gain. With that being said, how you approach fat loss should be personalized and based on what works for you. No matter what approach you take, there are a couple of universal tips to follow that can be applied to your fat loss game plan. Here are a couple of rules to follow to get you started on your weight loss journey.

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8 Tips To Keep You Healthy During Cold Season

‘Tis the season! It’s that time of the year when nasty cold and flu bugs are making their way around. Between holiday preparations and your already-busy schedule, there’s just no time to be sick. Here are some tips to help minimize your chances of getting sick.