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Top Nutrients for Healthy, Vibrant Skin

Dreaming of hydrated glowing skin but just can’t seem to get there? Before shelling out on a new, expensive skincare routine, you may want to reconsider your diet. Our overall health and the quality of food that we eat is often reflected on the outside. Your skin is the largest organ of your body, and …

A Healthy Balance Is The Key To Weight Loss

Happy new year! If you’re excited to get 2023 off to a good start by getting into better physical shape, you may not be alone. One study found that 48% of people who make new year’s resolutions named “weight loss” as a goal. However, the unfortunate truth is that many of them won’t succeed. Researchers …

Is it Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Everybody experiences fatigue from time to time, whether from a poor sleep or a busy day. While inconvenient, this level of fatigue is not life-disrupting and can usually be resolved with a good night’s rest. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is much different. This complex condition is characterized by profound feelings of tiredness that do not …

Enjoy The Holidays and Kickstart Your Healthy Habits!

Have you ever found yourself wishing someone “happy holidays” while you feel anything but happy inside?  If so, you’re definitely not alone. While there are certainly many reasons to be joyful at this time of year, it’s also a busy and stressful time. Plus, many of us struggle with comparisons of the perfectly festive things …

Food Intolerances Are Becoming More Common: What You Need To Know

A growing number of people suffer from food sensitivities – by some estimates, more than one in five people experience uncomfortable symptoms after eating certain foods. Yet, despite their prevalence, many of us don’t realize we have a food sensitivity. Instead, we assume the common symptoms, like bloating, fatigue and “brain fog,” are just normal …

How To Treat Candida Overgrowth Naturally

What is Candida you might ask? Candida albicans is a yeast, a type of fungus which grows within the mouth, intestines, and skin. In small amounts, this fungus is harmless to our body and leads to no symptoms. The problems arise, however, when there is an overgrowth of Candida, which leads to infections. This is …

Healthy Food and Lifestyle Swaps to Prevent Bloating

Bloating is a very common condition that most people experience at some point. When you’re bloated, your stomach feels tight, full, and sometimes painful. Often, we feel bloated after a large meal, and the discomfort is only short-term. Other times, bloating is related to an underlying health condition, and can cause severe symptoms that negatively …

Eczema: What You Need To Know

If you suffer from eczema, you probably know how uncomfortable and inconvenient the condition is. Eczema is a common skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, and irritated skin. It typically starts during infancy or childhood but can persist into adulthood and it affects people of all ethnicities and ages. Complications of eczema may include: Sleep …

10 Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin resistance can be difficult to detect without medical tests. However, its effects can be dangerous if left unchecked. This month we are taking a look at the risks and symptoms of insulin resistance, plus 10 preventative measures you can take to reduce your risks of insulin resistance and increase your insulin sensitivity.   What …

Heavy Metals In the Body: What You Need to Know

Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can be found throughout the environment. Given their prevalence in the foods that we eat and even the air we breathe, we are exposed to high levels of heavy metals every day. Certain metals– including zinc, copper, and iron—are beneficial for your health in small doses. However, overexposure …

Vitamin D and Immunity

As the theme of 2020 is immunity, we wanted to share some of our favorite supplements to help support your immune system. Vitamin D3 has a lot of different functions in the body, but some of its most prolific jobs is to function as an immune modulator. It enhances the function of immune cells and …

FDA’s testing and manufacturer/distributor recalls

We are all using hand sanitizer on a regular basis to prevent exposure to SARS Coronavirus. Please read this article and check your brands as they have discovered some brands are contaminated with methanol or wood alcohol. Read here for a list of known contaminated brands… The chart via the link below outlines the information …