Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness Month? If you have diabetes, here’s some important information! The commonly used diabetes drug metformin hydrochloride has been recalled by the FDA after finding it contains excess levels of a cancer-causing agent. The recalled drugs are marketed as “extended-release tablets” under the brand name Time-Cap Labs, Inc. […]Read More
You’ve probably heard of menopause, which officially occurs the year after you completely stop having a period – on average age 51. There is also a transition period before menopause that a lot of women experience, called perimenopause, which typically begins between 4 and 10 years before menopause. During perimenopause, your hormone levels start to […]Read More
Salt & Autoimmune Conditions
Salt can be a useful tool in your health arsenal when used properly. It can boost your electrolytes, help with fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle function. Although salt is not in itself harmful, Americans are guilty of eating way too much, more than the human body was ever designed to process. Fast foods, junk […]Read More
Is Milk an Important Source of Calcium?
Calcium is an essential nutrient for bone health and especially needed during adolescence when bone-building peaks, between ages 12 and 15. Benefits of adequate calcium include: Preventing osteoporosis Protecting against toxicity by decreasing l ead absorption in the intestines Protecting growing babies from lead deposits in expecting mothers But are dairy products the best source […]Read More
Do You Really Need Green Superfood Powders?
Green powders promise to fill that gap by delivering the recommended daily serving of vegetables through the convenience of a drink. Clever brands have taken advantage of the opportunity to market green superfood powders to health-conscious consumers who want to increase their vegetable intake because they’re afraid they’re not getting enough nutrients through regular food. […]Read More
Stress and Autoimmune Conditions
Are you stressed out? You can do everything else right—eat a healthy diet, exercise, take useful supplements, get 8 hours of sleep, clear infections, balance your hormones, and minimize exposure to toxins—but if you fail to address stress, it may be near impossible to fully heal. When people recall what was happening in their lives […]Read More
Benefits of Bone Broth
Bone broth is well known for its gut health benefits. Bone broth is different from soup stock because of the time that’s spent simmering. The longer the bones and vegetables are allowed to cook, the more nutrients and minerals are pulled from them. Some of the great ways that bone broth benefits your body include: […]Read More