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Roasted Tomato Kimchi Sauce

Roasted Tomato Kimchi Sauce
Roasted Tomato Kimchi Sauce is a simple yet versatile tomato sauce – keep it chunky for a great everyday dip or blend until smooth to use when making pasta or pizza. Unlike the classic tomato sauce, kimchi helps to give it that extra kick.

Stress: The Modern Disease

Stress: The Modern Disease

Did you know 75%-90% of human diseases is linked to stress? Physiological stress is the body’s response to a challenge or threat whether it be physical or psychological. When the human body responds to stress, it activates the sympathetic nervous system and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. These two mechanisms are activated to protect us from the perceived stressor. However, chronic activations of these mechanisms secondary to exposure to stress cause disruption of neurochemical, neurotransmitter, and hormonal homeostasis leading to many diseases.

7 Ways Prebiotic Supplements Improve Your Diet

7 Ways Prebiotic Supplements Improve Your Diet
A healthy gut provides a great foundation for a healthy body. Studies show that our microbiome (an ecosystem of bacteria many of which live in our gut) affects our wellbeing in a multitude of ways. It’s been linked to everything from immune health, inflammation, heart disease, bone health, even to an increased resistance to cancer. A great way to ensure gut health is by consuming prebiotics. Not to be confused with probiotics, prebiotics pass through the stomach without being broken down by digestive acids or enzymes as they are mostly made of fiber. Their function can be likened to fertilizing a garden, they help stimulate the growth of probiotic species a.k.a good bacteria. Prebiotics can be found in certain vegetables, grains and of course be taken as supplements. Find out in which ways prebiotic supplements can benefit your diet.

What is Korean Wellness?

What is Korean Wellness?

How to Improve Your Life with Korean Wellness:

Looking for a way to achieve overall wellness and balance in your life? In Traditional Eastern Medicine this type of harmonious and vital equilibrium is referred to as Qi. It utilizes the body’s natural healing process to restore the body and prevent it from various ailments. Koreans are always striving to achieve Qi which can be attained in many forms — it has its roots in Traditional Korean medicine but also utilizes skincare, diet, herbal remedies, exercise, and sleep. Find out how you can create your best Qi with these Korean Wellness recommendations.