Fermented Foods

Fermented Foods

April 01, 2019 2 min read

You can support your gut health with fermented, nutrient-potent foods. Ranging from tangy to bitterly-sweet in flavor, these foods originated decades ago in the cultures of Japan, China, India, and Germany.
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Ah, The Health Benefits of a Good Stretch

Ah, The Health Benefits of a Good Stretch

March 05, 2019 2 min read

You know you should do it, but in a rush, you often skip it: Stretching. It's important to your health, regardless of how intensely you do - or do not - exercise Regular stretching helps increase muscle flexibility, which is one of the important factors of fitness. Muscles that are limber have better reaction times, help protect joints, support posture, and reduce stress and body aches.
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Hydrotherapy Home Remedies for Fever

Hydrotherapy Home Remedies for Fever

February 27, 2019 2 min read

When an adult is struck down with fever, we make our way through the misery. When a child runs a temp that just doesn't come down (or keeps rising), you want to have every reasonable remedy at the ready to help make the child comfortable. The hydrotherapy remedies described below are also suitable for adults but our focus is on children.
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Naturopathic Approaches to Fever

Naturopathic Approaches to Fever

February 04, 2019 3 min read

Fever phobia is fairly common among parents of young children, and even some adults when they become sick. We worry that something serious is going on. Most often, that's not the case.
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So Many Apps, So Little Time: Which Fitness & Diet App is Best for You?

So Many Apps, So Little Time: Which Fitness & Diet App is Best for You?

January 22, 2019 2 min read

Sticking to diet, fitness or other wellness goals can be made simpler by using some of the many popular apps on the market. A well-designed app can help you stay motivated, track progress, and provide reinforcement for even the smallest successes. With thousands of apps available, the hardest part is figuring out which ones are best for you...
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Make a Change for Better Health in the New Year

Make a Change for Better Health in the New Year

January 09, 2019 2 min read

Have you set an intention to make better choices around diet and exercise in the New Year? Kudos for recognizing a change needs to be made and committing to it! As you begin to adopt new, healthier behavior, remember that change is a process. Be kind and patient with yourself...
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Mindful Gift Giving: Tips for the Holiday Season

Mindful Gift Giving: Tips for the Holiday Season

December 11, 2018 3 min read

For many of us, gift giving is the biggest stress of the holiday season - from finding time to shop, to selecting the right gift, to getting the best price. We struggle emotionally knowing gifts often hold symbolic meaning for the recipient; yet, not having other ideas, we go to our default mode of shopping big box retailers for the "latest and greatest." We do this despite the fact that these products tend to become outdated or lose their appeal within days.
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B12: The Powerhouse Nutrient

B12: The Powerhouse Nutrient

September 25, 2018 2 min read

Vitamin B12 is nothing short of a powerhouse nutrient. Crucial for a healthy mind and immune system, the benefits of B12 are endless.  The nutrient B12, naturally found in animal products, assists in keeping our body’s nerve and blood cells healthy, vital in producing our DNA...
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Why Your Body Needs Iron

Why Your Body Needs Iron

September 14, 2018 2 min read

Research shows that as many as80 percent of people in the world do not have enough iron in their bodies. There are many causes of iron deficiency, including poor diet, internal bleeding, and inflammatory bowel disease. Whatever the cause, iron deficiency can result in unpleasant symptoms that can affect your quality of life.
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Why Omega 3 Supplements May Be Necessary

Why Omega 3 Supplements May Be Necessary

August 22, 2018 2 min read

The American Heart Association recommends at least two meals that include fish at least once a week, but for many people that isn’t possible. When your are deficient in Omega 3s, apart from losing the benefits that fight heart disease, high blood pressure etc., you may also see an increase in anxiety and depression, memory issues, and dry skin...
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Why You Can't Ignore Potassium in Your Diet

Why You Can't Ignore Potassium in Your Diet

August 16, 2018 2 min read

Vitamins, like diets, tend to get attention in waves. Some vitamins, like B12, and Vitamin D, come up in cycles depending upon the time of year. Others, like Magnesium as of late, experience waves of attention and then fade into the background again. Still others never really get the attention they deserve. Potassium is one such vitamin...
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Why Whole Foods Are Not a Gimmick

Why Whole Foods Are Not a Gimmick

July 30, 2018 2 min read

Yes, the Whole Foods craze has stuck around, and there is good reason; it is based on science and its fundamentals have been true far longer than the words “whole foods” have been in our lexicon...
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