Preventing Muscle Pain

Preventing Muscle Pain

We’ve all been there. Whether we spent hours doing “gardening squats”, went a little too far on our morning jog, or pushed it to the limit on the new elliptical machine, we’ve all experienced the resulting muscle and joint stiffness afterwards. And sometimes it can last for days. Luckily, there are things we can do to alleviate this normal discomfort.
Edible Sun Protection

Edible Sun Protection

Recent reports suggest that many commercial sunscreens pose a risk to health. Luckily there are safer alternatives offering topical protection. But did you know you can also prevent sunburns with specific nutrients and foods?
Lyme Disease: The Quiet Epidemic

Lyme Disease: The Quiet Epidemic

 Lyme disease is on the rise, yet many people don't treat the condition until it reaches chronic stages. In this article, ecoNugenics founder and formulator Dr. Isaac Eliaz discusses integrative approaches for treating Lyme, and offers suggestions for staying "tick smart."
Boost Your Body’s Ability to Detox

Boost Your Body’s Ability to Detox

We're beginning to understand why many people have a harder time dealing with toxin exposure. Their natural detoxification mechanisms may be slowed down due to what’s known as a “methylation defect.” Read more about how to optimize your natural detox capacity.
A Meditation on Mother’s Day

A Meditation on Mother’s Day

It is no coincidence that Mother's Day comes at just this time of year. The archetype of motherhood is the source of all life -- the most primary and primal connection that marks the beginning of our individual existence. This season ushers in a real opportunity to get in touch with the life force flowing within us, and to feel a deep sense of gratitude for our own life.
Build a Better Brain

Build a Better Brain

For generations, medical professionals and researchers asserted that once your brain and nervous system are developed, you can’t re-grow lost neurons or repair damaged ones. This meant that once the destruction is done – be it from injury, aging, neurological disease, heavy metals or other neurotoxins, chronic stress, or other factors -- there’s no way to repair it. However, new research is turning this idea on its head.
Four Signs You Need to Support Your Metabolism

Four Signs You Need to Support Your Metabolism

When we hear the term “good metabolism” in social situations, it is often about somebody who seems to be able to eat and eat -- without gaining weight. But metabolic health entails much more than this. Although it’s true that your metabolic rate is the speed at which your body burns calories, your metabolism has more to do with health than just your weight.
Recipe: Vegetable Tian

Recipe: Vegetable Tian

Warmer weather means the abundance of spring and summer vegetables like squash and zucchini. This vegetable tian is the perfect way to bring them all together.
Avoid these Common Detox Mistakes

Avoid these Common Detox Mistakes

A gentle, seasonal spring cleanse offers numerous health benefits, but as with any new program, it’s important start slowly and go easy on yourself. One common issue with many detox protocols is that they promise a “quick fix” using harsh ingredients that can send the body into a “detox crisis” with difficult reactions like headaches, digestive issues, lethargy, brain fog and more. However, there are easier, more comfortable and safer ways to remove toxins from the body and avoid unpleasant detox reactions
Top Anti-Allergy Foods

Top Anti-Allergy Foods

Spring is finally here, but for those with seasonal allergies, it’s hardly a time to celebrate. Pollen counts are packing yet another serious punch this year, causing people who suffer from allergies to endure itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, congestion, stuffiness and other uncomfortable symptoms. While over-the-counter anti-histamines and other anti-allergy drugs can provide some relief, they often come with side effects like drowsiness and brain fog.
Berry Pineapple Smoothie

Berry Pineapple Smoothie

Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 cup blackberries 1 cup raspberries 1½  cups chopped pineapple ½ cup almond milk Honey to taste Directions Place pineapple, berries and almond milk into blender…Read more
Natural Solutions to Reduce Stress and Boost Energy

Natural Solutions to Reduce Stress and Boost Energy

Do you find yourself struggling to cope with ever-increasing amounts of stress? Do you have healthy tools available to help you relax and let go of ongoing tension and anxiety? Do you feel like your patience and inner calm is slowly eroding away? In today’s world, healthy solutions stress are more important than ever.
Recipe: Southwest Spaghetti Squash

Recipe: Southwest Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a great gluten-free alternative to pasta and makes the perfect base to build great flavors. This Southwest spin takes it to a whole new level.
Rethinking a Raw Food Diet

Rethinking a Raw Food Diet

While it may not be the latest health movement, the raw food diet is one that continues to gain followers seeking to jump-start their health, beauty, detox and weight loss regimens. But how healthy is a raw food diet?
Recipe: Spring Liver Cleanse Tonic

Recipe: Spring Liver Cleanse Tonic

(makes 2 servings) Ingredients 16oz water 1 tea bag of dandelion root tea 2 medium sized beets 2 large carrots 1 lemon 1 inch ginger root Preparation Brew dandelion tea and chill…Read more