6 Signs you likely have a Vitamin D deficiency

Hypovitaminosis D, or vitamin D deficiency, is actually more common than you would imagine. Vitamin D is not a typical vitamin. It is actually a steroid hormone that your body is designed to produce in response to sun exposure, not get from your diet. So you can imagine why many are deficient, since excess sun […]

By |May 4th, 2016|Diet, Health Tips, Supplementation, Treatments|Comments Off on 6 Signs you likely have a Vitamin D deficiency

Do you drink COFFEE? You NEED to be taking this nutrient.

Are you a coffee drinker? Chances are decent, since statistics show that 54% of Americans over the age of 18 consume coffee every day. That’s a BIG number. And guess what coffee does to you? It causes your kidneys to release extra magnesium into your urine. Which means your chances of magnesium DEFICIENCY are higher! […]

By |March 31st, 2016|Diet, Health Tips, Supplementation|Comments Off on Do you drink COFFEE? You NEED to be taking this nutrient.

The Benefits of eating RAW foods

Are there benefits of eating raw foods? For many of us, the majority of the food we eat is cooked. And it’s cooked well. You may not know this, but there are downsides to eating only cooked food. Heating food above 118° F (wet) or 150° F (dry) destroys (or denatures) most enzymes and lessens […]

By |January 4th, 2016|Diet, Health Tips|Comments Off on The Benefits of eating RAW foods

Why you may have leaky gut and what you can do about it

Leaky gut is a condition that is very damaging and is not widely known about. I know, because I had it. It brought me food allergies, digestive pains, increased sickness, and fatigue. Oh the fatigue. And the very unfortunate part is that I did it to myself. Unknowingly, of course.

This is why I believe education […]

By |September 9th, 2015|Diet, Health Tips, Injury, Supplementation, Treatments|Comments Off on Why you may have leaky gut and what you can do about it

The numerous benefits of coconut!

Mmmm the benefits of coconut, the one-seeded drupe… I absolutely love coconut. And while others may not enjoy the flavor, it provides some ESSENTIAL health benefits. Some of my favorite memories while traveling in Southeast Asia are drinking fresh coconut water, right out of the coconut. You can find them all over at road side […]

By |August 8th, 2015|Diet, Health Tips, Reviews, Supplementation|Comments Off on The numerous benefits of coconut!

Re-establish the Cortisol Circadian Rhythm

Do you need to re-establish you Cortisol Circadian Rhythm? I’ve talk a lot previously about overtraining (or exercising too much), which can contribute to excess cortisol in our systems. Over time our adrenal glands can become ‘fatigued’ from producing too much cortisol, which means they no longer have the capacity to produce this hormone effectively. […]

By |May 25th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Supplementation, Treatments|Comments Off on Re-establish the Cortisol Circadian Rhythm

Review: LifeStraw Go water bottle filtration by Vestergaard

Let me start off by saying, I’ve considered getting a personal water bottle filtration system (since I’m a water quality stickler), but I had never heard of LifeStraw by Vestergaard. This company caters to outdoor folk, as its primary use is to eliminate bacteria and protozoa from contaminated water. And I’ve never been an avid camper […]

By |April 29th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Reviews|Comments Off on Review: LifeStraw Go water bottle filtration by Vestergaard

Why you should be eating turmeric

Turmeric is extremely beneficial to us in many, many ways… so why should you be eating turmeric?

I have struggled for the past 7 or more years with the health of my intestinal tract. I have done various diets, taken various supplements, but nothing has noticeably helped my guts like turmeric. Yes. Turmeric has helped me […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Diet, Health Tips, Injury, Supplementation, Treatments|Comments Off on Why you should be eating turmeric

Why it’s important to know about Metabolic Overtraining Syndrome

Maybe you’ve heard about metabolic overtraining syndrome, more commonly known as ‘overtraining’, or maybe you didn’t want to know about it.  But it is a thing.  It means you have been working out too hard and too much, and your body is not able to recover properly.  And it will lead to a decline in […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips, Injury, Supplementation|Comments Off on Why it’s important to know about Metabolic Overtraining Syndrome

Where is your fat storage and what that mean?

Where do you store your fat?  Many people end up with excess fat in different places.  Why would this be?  My goal for this article is to help you understand why you store your fat where you do and what that fat storage means to you.  Knowing where you store fat can help you understand […]

By |January 6th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health Tips|Comments Off on Where is your fat storage and what that mean?