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4 Tips For Belly Balance

I firmly believe that health begins in the belly. For centuries our mood, physical health, and mystic intuition were all linked to our gut - modern science is only now catching up.  Unfortunately so are the impossibly fast and unavoidably toxic lifestyles we lead (see: autoimmune disease, rising food sensitivity, hormone imbalance, cancer). So, whether you’re already on the journey to healing your gut or just trying to stay your best self, these tips can help.

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The Founder of Rune Haus' Food Story

Before we get started, I want to say that this is a very surface level, linear version of my food story.  As with all of us, the story surrounding my relationship with food is full of deep groves and sharp turns.  I spent a lot of my childhood in foster care, going back and forth between relatives and strangers, learning food and habits in a different homes every year. Yet, I recognize the privilege I still have as white woman raised in a developed country.  I created Rune Haus to be totally inclusive and attainable for everyone, so please know that if your story is similar or vastly the opposite of mine, you are welcome here. 

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ADAPTOGENS: What Is Ashwaganda & Do You Really Need It For Stress?

So what does ashwagandha do? Ashwagandha or Indian ginseng is a medicinal herb that has been used in India and around the world for over 5,000 years. Long used in Ayurvedic medicine, ashwagandha is one of the few calming adaptogens and has traditionally been used for anxiety, bad dreams, mild OCD, insomnia, and nervous exhaustion.  Ashwagandha may help support emotional balance and brain function and acts as a potent antioxidant to assist the immune system.

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Nettles 101

Nettle is the quintessential nourishing herb that has gained a reputation for being the need-to-have plant in your pantry.  And the buzz around nettle is for good reason. Nettle is basically the Beyonce of the herb world, aka flawless. Nettle is highly alkalizing and nutrient dense, it restores vitality and supports the entire body.

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