Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) —even the name sounds creepy. More independent studies must be done to understand the long-term impacts of GMOs. In the meantime, there are ways to support health, despite their widespread prevalence.
We’re hearing more and more about the importance of good sleep countless areas of health including cellular and metabolic function, cardiovascular health, immunity and more. But we’re also learning what quality sleep really means. Essentially, sleep by itself is not enough.
Published: April 29, 2015
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
Published: April 22, 2015
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.
Published: April 17, 2015
A number of workouts and health practices gaining in popularity these days, such as yoga and Tai Chi, are dubbed “mind-body exercises.” But what does that mean exactly?
Published: April 10, 2015
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?
The renewed energetic awakenings of spring make this a great time to prepare our minds, bodies and environments for the brightening season ahead. It’s a perfect opportunity for a spring cleanse and the creation of a more vibrant, balanced sense of well-being.
It’s estimated that one in seven Americans experience some degree of seasonal allergies, triggered most often in the early spring when budding plants fill the air with pollen and other particulates. Luckily, there are a number of natural solutions to help address such seasonal discomforts.
Published: March 27, 2015
The shift from winter to spring offers an ideal opportunity to clear accumulated toxins from the body. A gentle, nourishing spring cleanse allows us to reset our body’s natural detoxification processes, and reboot our energy, immunity and overall vitality.
Published: March 26, 2015
Emphasizing nutrient dense, functional foods in your diet is the best way to improve health and well-being. Functional foods do just what they say: help your body function at its best. If you’re not emphasizing these high integrity, highly nutritious foods and ingredients, you may be starving your body of the building blocks it needs to not just function, but actually thrive.
Published: March 18, 2015
Sea vegetables have earned a well-deserved reputation as an important category of superfoods. They’re packed with health-promoting nutrients, as well as natural compounds that help the body detoxify.
Published: March 13, 2015
Learn which vision-friendly foods and nutrients can help keep your eyesight sharp.
Published: March 11, 2015
Chances are you aren't drinking enough water on a day to day basis. Staying hydrated is the key to keeping our bodies functioning properly, and chronic dehydration can lead to a plethora of other health problems. Find out what health issues could be attributed to a lack of water.
By training your abilities in mindfulness, martial arts can protect your cardiovascular system, boost immunity and more. Here’s an inside look at the meditative tranquil awareness that can significantly improve your health.
Published: February 25, 2015