Heal Your Leaky Gut with Bone Broth

When you hear the term "leaky gut," what comes to mind? Digestive issues...? Tummy troubles...? Food sensitivities...? In reality, a leaky gut creates far more trouble than an upset stomach. Your health greatly depends on the balance of good and bad microbes that live inside your gut. How do microbes help you? Food digestion, immune system … Continue reading Heal Your Leaky Gut with Bone Broth

7 Signs You Need Probiotics

  Gut health is a hot topic. Emerging research tells us that the gut is our second brain. It is the root cause of disease and where healing begins. But do you know if your gut is actually in danger? First, lets talk about the gut. The intestinal tract hosts over 100 trillion microbes → this … Continue reading 7 Signs You Need Probiotics

6 Reasons To Eat More Avocados

Avocados are an amazing superfood. They offer healthy fats, antioxidants and essential nutrients for heart health and hormone balance. Avocados are actually fruit - not vegetables. They fit well in sweet and savory dishes, supporting digestive health and boosting your daily intake of fiber. Here are some terrific reasons to add more avocado to your … Continue reading 6 Reasons To Eat More Avocados

Gluten-Free? Here’s What You Need to Know

Going gluten-free involves more than just giving up pastas, bread and beer...gluten lurks in many products, like frozen veggies in sauces, vitamins and supplements, and even certain brands of toothpaste. This means that going gluten-free is both complicated and extremely challenging. So, what is gluten? Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in … Continue reading Gluten-Free? Here’s What You Need to Know

Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Often a day of family celebration and thankfulness, eating takes center stage. The average American consumes over 3,000 calories during Thanksgiving dinner alone! Add in alcohol and desserts, and you’re in for one hefty meal. Here are a few healthy dishes you can add to your Thanksgiving dinner. Stuff the bird…not … Continue reading Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

The Science of Vitamins

Vitamin deficiency is rampant in the U.S. Over 90% of Americans aren't getting enough potassium. 80% are missing out on Vitamin E. 70% are Calcium deficient, and 50% need more Vitamin C. We know that eating a diet full of essential vitamins and minerals is key to a long and happy life. But how exactly … Continue reading The Science of Vitamins

Alkaline Foods that Fight Disease

It is a fact of life that can't be ignored: you need to eat healthy to be healthy. Choose the right foods and you can reduce your risk of many diseases. Consistently pick the wrong ones, and you could be living a life of chronic inflammation and illness. When your body recognizes anything that is … Continue reading Alkaline Foods that Fight Disease

Amazing Benefits of Dark Chocolate

If you're anything like me, you love chocolate. Chocolate cake, peanut butter brownies, hot chocolate with marshmallows...I love it all. Can you believe that the average American consumes roughly 12 pounds of chocolate each year?! And, throughout the world, over $75 billion is spent each year on chocolate...which is precisely why I want to make … Continue reading Amazing Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Superfoods for Brain Health

Today, I'm going to piggyback off of BrainSharp's post on brain-boosting supplements and take a more in-depth look at the foods that enhance cognition and support mental well-being. Eating well is as good for your mental health as it is for your physical health, and your brain craves nutrients to keep it healthy and happy. … Continue reading Superfoods for Brain Health

Natural Brain Boosters

It is easy to understand why the use of natural supplements is steadily on the rise. With today’s fast-paced lifestyle, it can be difficult to consume all the nutrients needed for healthy brain function. Unfortunately, fast food restaurants are a quick and easy alternative to a home-cooked meal packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Today, … Continue reading Natural Brain Boosters