Marketing claims for products to detox are in full swing this time of year. There are juices, soups, spices, and all sorts of concoctions trying to convince the consumer that extreme (lack of research) measures will rid the body of unwanted toxins. Untrue. The body is...
Food as Medicine
[OPEN HERE] 5 Strategies to Curb PCOS Hunger!
Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with PCOS? PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) is a medical condition affecting the ovaries' work. It is estimated that PCOS affects one in every ten people with ovaries. PCOS is diagnosed when you have two of the three...
B Vitamin Posse
Have you been told a B vitamin level is low (Folate, B12, to name a few)? Are you trying to get your B's to help combat fatigue? B vitamins hang out in their posse. We often associate B vitamins with energy production because they play a role in helping your body...
BONE BROTH: Health or Hype
The weather may be warming, but sipping warm bone broth will continue for many regardless of the time of year. What is bone broth? Bone broth is the liquid, or stock, from boiling animal bones and connective tissue. It is simmered from 8-24+ hours to develop that rich...
About caffeine, are you getting too much, not enough, or just right? Guess what? You're supposed to feel a bit jittery after the equivalent of 2 cups of caffeinated coffee or tea. It's a healthy signal from our adrenal (fight or flight) glands. Here are some...
Omega 3 Fatty Acids & Health
What exactly is an omega-3, you may ask? It’s a type of unsaturated fatty acid the body can’t make, which is why we need to understand how to get them into a daily diet. They come from both plant and animal sources, and there are eleven types. If you take a look at a fish oil supplement label, you’ll likely see two of the eleven, DHA and EPA.
his week, we’re looking at foods and spices known for their ability to reduce inflammation. What’s a thought that pops into your head when you think of inflammation? Is it a specific diagnosis? Maybe an area of your body that is sore?
Want to Curb Your Appetite? Try These Common Foods
Nutraceuticals are ‘foods containing health-giving additives and having medicinal benefit.’ Or, in other words, regular foods you can add to meals and snacks that help boost metabolism, suppress appetite and reduce inflammation.
Boost Your Metabolism With Common Herbs and Spices
Nutraceuticals are ‘foods containing health-giving additives and having medicinal benefit’. In other words, they are regular foods you can add to meals and snacks that help boost your metabolism, curb your appetite, and reduce inflammation! Watch the episode above.
Minerals and Mood: Potassium
Are you getting enough potassium? There are vital nutrients that may be missing from our diets or what we do get falls short of what our bodies need to feel our best. One of these is potassium.