5 Reasons You’re Always Tired

Have you ever asked yourself "why am I always so tired?" Maybe you try to blame it on a busy home or an overwhelming career. But what if your exhaustion is the result of a more serious medical condition? Everyone gets tired - that's just part of being human. But if you've already tried cutting … Continue reading 5 Reasons You’re Always Tired

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 is … Continue reading 7 Signs You Need Probiotics

The Science Behind 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 Behind Vitamins

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

Candida Albicans and Arthritis

Candida Albicans This little yeast is a common member of the microbiome. Typically, our bodies have a commensal relationship with Candida → the yeast benefits from living in our gut without causing us any damage. However, eating a diet full of refined carbohydrates, routinely drinking alcohol, and living a high-stress lifestyle can cause this Candida to overgrow. Inflammation … Continue reading Candida Albicans and Arthritis

12 Amazing Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has long been used as a home remedy for a variety of ailments. Recorded use of vinegar has been dated back to 5000 B.C. in Babylonia. During biblical times, it was used both as a preserving agent and to flavor foods. In ancient Greece, Hippocrates (the Father of Modern Western Medicine) would prescribe … Continue reading 12 Amazing Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

13 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

The use of cinnamon dates back as far as 4000 years ago in Egypt. It was considered a very valuable spice and was given to royalty as gifts or signs of devotion. Cinnamon is made by cutting up the stems of the cinnamomum tree and removing the inner bark, which curls up into cinnamon sticks. … Continue reading 13 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

10 Signs of an Underactive Thyroid

Over 20 million Americans have thyroid dysfunction - that is a huge number! And what is even more shocking is that an estimated 60% of those with thyroid issues are undiagnosed. It is particularly common in my neck of the woods (New York) and if left untreated, can have devastating results. What is the Thyroid? … Continue reading 10 Signs of an Underactive Thyroid

9 Signs of Chronic Dehydration

From what we drink to where we swim, water is all around us. We are mostly water: it makes up 2/3 of our bodies. It is essential to our health and plays a vital role in how our body processes. Blood is 93% water. Lungs are 83% water. Muscles are 79% water. Kidneys are 79% water. … Continue reading 9 Signs of Chronic Dehydration

Are You Always Tired? | Gut Health and Chronic Fatigue

Are you always tired? Chances are, it has to do with your gut. Chronic fatigue is a controversial condition. Doctors and researchers have struggled for years to to decide if this condition even exists. Chronic fatigue syndrome was brought into the limelight after a large  number of people were struck by the unexplained exhaustion at … Continue reading Are You Always Tired? | Gut Health and Chronic Fatigue