Intermittent fasting—going without calories for a set time, typically 12 hours or longer—continues to gain attention within the scientific and medical communities. Fasting is associated with a number of spiritual practices and has long been used in traditional healing systems as a prescription for enhanced health and longevity. Today, an increasing number of studies demonstrate that some form of calorie restriction may decrease disease risks, promote healthy weight loss, increase lifespan, and rejuvenate numerous areas of health.
Pure honokiol crosses the blood-brain barrier and has been extensively researched for its unique mechanisms and benefits across numerous areas of health. This new study adds to the growing body of data demonstrating the efficacy of this extract for supporting cognitive function, relaxation, mood, and neurological health, safely and naturally.*
Every so often, a study is published and news reports churn out variations on the headline: “Vitamins Don’t Work.” The latest along these lines involves a meta-analysis: A type of research review which gathers previously published data and looks for patterns.
As temperatures rise, so does our need for circulation support, just to keep up with the demands of daily activities. Even a simple errand can feel like a marathon in the heat. With the right support however, we can properly acclimate, and make the most out of the long summer days.
Breathing is essential to life, but we rarely think about it. Because it’s automatic, we don’t have to focus on breathing like we do eating or exercising.
Or do we?
While conventional medical and mental health establishments don’t generally recognize brain fog as a condition, it's actually a surprisingly common issue that affects people of all ages. Here are five simple ways to combat brain fog and stay sharp.
Make no mistake: We need our energy! But over-caffeinated, over-sweetened beverages aren’t good for health, or for vitality. Relying on these crash-and-burn stimulants seems to be the norm today, but related health consequences, like heart trouble, adrenal burn out, immune suppression and stress are skyrocketing. Learn about healthy ways to boost energy, sustainably.