There is a relationship between our gut health and our mental health called “the gut-brain axis.” Research has shown that the microorganisms which line our intestines can affect our emotions. Probiotic supplements, which replenish microorganisms in the gut, may have a positive effect on our mood!
Veganism is gaining popularity with the newfound visibility of the practices in the livestock industry, as well as new scientific studies showing that not eating animal products can reduce the risk of developing certain common diseases. While many people still partake in the consumption of animals and their byproducts, more and more still are beginning [...]
Modern medicine has come a long way since the dark ages, but our fore-fathers knew some things about herbal treatments for illness. Rhinovirus (the common cold) and influenza (the flu) are no more common now than they were 200-500 years ago, but everyone knows when to prepare for the dreaded flu season. Our current 2017-2018 [...]
Whether it may be allergies, sensitivities, or even taste, healthier food substitutions are all the rage in today’s world where we are now, more than ever, aware that what we eat affects our body’s processes. Thanks to new scientific discoveries and an ever-increasing ease in finding alternative products, digesting different ingredients is allowing us to [...]
If you’re like a majority of Americans, some of your main resolutions for the new year include losing weight, getting in shape, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Great! Now, how do you go about doing those things? There are several ways in which to achieve a new healthy lifestyle, but just stating that you want one [...]
The holidays bring many people together for some overdue joy, delicious food, and reconnection. With the increase in all of the get-togethers and other events around the holidays, you may notice that you feel more run down and ready to throw in the towel, even in the middle of the day. The holidays definitely require [...]
Are you familiar with Movember, also known as Men’s Health Awareness Month or No Shave November? Movember is a growing trend among men, and women more recently, during the month of November where men grow a moustache, or even let their facial hair grow, both of which raise awareness for men’s health. In particular, Movember [...]
While Starbucks is a huge name the world knows today, the products it serves are not necessarily known to make your body healthier. However, they recently released a new latte made with turmeric. You may think, “OK, what does that have to do anything?” Well, turmeric has more scientific data behind it proving that it [...]
Do you find your body beginning to ache? Are your joints starting to throb? Healthy joints may get worn away by sports injuries, overuse, or normal wear-and-tear and can cause joint discomfort. A combination of Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, Collagen, and Hyaluronic Acid may help relieve that discomfort and also help with joint flexibility.
Blue light is everywhere now. If you go back 100 years, the only blue light you would find is outside with the sun’s rays. In our modern world, it’s nearly everywhere at nearly every time of day. What is it, you ask? Blue light is a color visible to the human eye in the light [...]