PROTEIN POWERS YOUR LIFE

High-protein meal replacement powders are inundating the natural health marketplace. Some promise muscle, others weight loss. What are they? How much protein do you need? Which types are best? POWERFUL PROTEIN Protein is a basic food type along with carbohydrates (starches) and fats. Protein is known to children mostly as meat, and that is its … Continue reading PROTEIN POWERS YOUR LIFE

HOW SMALL EVERYDAY CHOICES CAN REDUCE INFLAMMATION

Inflammation: A Health Care Dilemma It’s no secret that inflammation is a major health issue for many people. Dr. Travis Stork thinks it alone is responsible for the majority of illnesses, and it’s something that can be prevented by taking responsibility to make health a habit. “One in in two of us have a chronic … Continue reading HOW SMALL EVERYDAY CHOICES CAN REDUCE INFLAMMATION

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD EAT BITTER FOODS AND HERBS

While in Las Vegas during Leader’s Conference, I sat in on a discussion with some of the best herbalists in the world. One topic that they brought up was the importance of the taste of bitterness in some foods and herbs. The “bitterness” on our taste buds alone is a nutrient, in a sense. The bitterness … Continue reading 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD EAT BITTER FOODS AND HERBS

WHAT FOODS SHOULD YOU AVOID IF YOU HAVE GERD (GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE)?

What foods should you avoid if you have GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)? You will want to avoid foods that are either acidic, fatty, or spicy. You should also avoid carbonated beverages. Here is a list of specific foods to avoid: Dairy:Cottage CheeseIce CreamSour Cream Drinks:AlcoholCranberry JuiceCoffeeTeaGrapefruit JuiceLemonadeOrange Juice Fats & Oils:Salad Dressings (both vinegar & oil … Continue reading WHAT FOODS SHOULD YOU AVOID IF YOU HAVE GERD (GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE)?

CARDIOXLDL™ : WINNING THE FIGHT FOR HEART AND CHOLESTEROL HEALTH

Forget what you think you know about cholesterol…that LDL and HDL levels are the most important indicators of heart wellness. Recent discoveries show that oxidized cholesterol is the true offender. Cholesterol becomes oxidized as it is exposed to free radicals within the body, and this altered cholesterol can negatively impact the healthy function and flow … Continue reading CARDIOXLDL™ : WINNING THE FIGHT FOR HEART AND CHOLESTEROL HEALTH

WHAT IS KAVA KAVA EXTRACT?

Did you know that having anxiety is a normal problem? It’s perfectly fine – healthy, even – to feel nervous about big life decisions. While there is such a thing as chronic anxiety disorder (that causes people to worry over many small things on a consistent basis) it’s fair to say we all experience anxiety … Continue reading WHAT IS KAVA KAVA EXTRACT?

UNDERSTANDING AND STRENGTHENING NERVOUS SYSTEM HEALTH

The health and function of the entire body is dependent on the health of the nervous system. A variety of factors, including diet, environmental toxins, stress and emotion can affect the nervous system. Understanding the Nervous System You are electric! Everything in your body is connected through nerve cells, electrical impulses, and chemical messengers. You could … Continue reading UNDERSTANDING AND STRENGTHENING NERVOUS SYSTEM HEALTH

METABOLIC DYSFUNCTION AND THE MICROBIOME

We’ve come to think that our bodies are our own, but science has recently shown that our bodies are shared vessels with trillions of bacteria that call our bodies home. This might come as a shock if you haven’t heard of the microbiome. The microbiome is the collective genes of 100 trillion bacteria that live inside … Continue reading METABOLIC DYSFUNCTION AND THE MICROBIOME

5 TIPS FOR A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

Americans get 20% less sleep today than they did 100 years ago. More stress? Probably. Less physical activity? Perhaps. In any case, some type of insomnia will affect one in three of us. And women, you’re up to twice as likely to experience sleeplessness as men. But don’t take this news lying down (staring at the ceiling). … Continue reading 5 TIPS FOR A BETTER NIGHT’S SLEEP

5 SUPPLEMENTS FOR NERVOUS SYSTEM SUPPORT

SAM-e is a natural compound manufactured by the body and present in all living cells. It is required in over 40 biochemical reactions, helping with a variety of functions, including mood regulation, cognitive function, general nerve conditions, a healthy inflammation response, and liver and heart health. People who are deficient in this nutrient or who cannot … Continue reading 5 SUPPLEMENTS FOR NERVOUS SYSTEM SUPPORT