Why You Need a Cleanse

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The holidays don't just bring great music, cold weather, and time with loved ones - they also bring delicious meals and treats! It's unavoidable. When we think about the holidays we usually think of weight gain, but it's important to consider how the sugary treats affect your gut health as well.

When we consume a lot of sugar, we increase the number of BAD bacteria in our gut. Why does that matter? When we have too much bad bacteria in our gut, the GOOD bacteria can't flourish like it should. It's not the most glamorous topic, but the large intestine is one of the most diverse and metabolically active organs in our bodies. If you want to improve your digestion and absorption of food, your immune system, manage your appetite, and more - you've got to improve your gut health.
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Unimate Story: Rick Jordan

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The highest point in the Western Hemisphere is found in the Andes range of Argentina: Aconcagua. It’s one of the Seven Summits — the name collectively given to the highest mountain from each continent. Aconcagua rises 22,838 feet, meaning that all those who attempt to summit it must deal with the high altitude and extreme weather. The mountain claims lives frequently, and has even been nicknamed “Mountain of Death.” The climb is not for the faint of heart.

Rick Jordan wanted to summit this mountain. (more…)

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