ALFALFA – HISTORY’S FAVORITE SUPPLEMENT

While there are certainly many great new supplements coming out these days, there is one that’s stood the test of time for thousands of years – alfalfa. Dating back to civilizations as ancient as Persian settlements from 1300 BC, documented having used alfalfa to help with various nutritional needs. So what makes this particular herb … Continue reading ALFALFA – HISTORY’S FAVORITE SUPPLEMENT

CANDIDA ALBICANS: WHAT ARE THEY?

Staying healthy isn’t just about watching what you eat, making sure you exercise, and sleeping regularly each night. There’s a lot more that goes into optimal health than the activities we so often see advertised. Part of that does go along with your diet, but it takes the “eat vegetables and fruit, avoid sugar” mantra … Continue reading CANDIDA ALBICANS: WHAT ARE THEY?

FINDING BALANCE: USING TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM)

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a more than 5000 year old system of healing, there are five basic constitutional types, based on the five Chinese elements: water, wood, fire, earth and metal. Discovering your predominate constitutional type and balancing the elements is a key to maximizing your health inChinese medicine philosophy. To find out which element(s) you need to balance … Continue reading FINDING BALANCE: USING TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM)

3 THINGS YOU CAN DO EACH DAY TO BECOME MORE FLEXIBLE

Photo by Public Domain Pictures on Pexels.com Flexibility may not seem like the most important health aspect for you right now, but the truth is that the older you get the more you’ll wish you’d spent time increasing your flexibility. As you age it gets more difficult to stretch  – such as bending over to tie … Continue reading 3 THINGS YOU CAN DO EACH DAY TO BECOME MORE FLEXIBLE

NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com The Western diet has done no services for women’s health. A large percentage of women in the U.S., for instance, suffer from deficiencies of common nutrients—vitamins and minerals that are essential for the proper functioning of our bodies. By eating a diet low in fiber and high in refined … Continue reading NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH

WHAT ARE BIOFLAVONOIDS?

Are you still looking for reasons why you should adopt a whole foods diet—or even more motivation for increasing your daily servings of fruits and vegetables? Happily, the phytonutrients that create the bright colors of so many of our fruits and vegetables also offer amazing health benefits for the body. Let’s look at bioflavonoids and … Continue reading WHAT ARE BIOFLAVONOIDS?

10 HIGH & LOW HISTAMINE FOODS

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com If you’ve ever dealt with seasonal allergies, or you happen to have a serious food allergy, then you’ve likely heard the term “histamine” in one context or another. While histamine is directly related to allergic reactions, it’s technically a chemical in your immune system which cause an immediate inflammatory response … Continue reading 10 HIGH & LOW HISTAMINE FOODS