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 […]
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! […]
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 […]
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 […]
Plantar fasciitis is a condition of the foot where the thick band of connective tissue on the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed and painful. This band connects your calcaneus, or heel bone, and your toes. This condition is one of the most common causes of heel pain. So why do we get it? We have […]
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 […]
Do you think you are getting the right sleep? How long do you sleep at night? What time do you fall asleep? What time do you awake? Do you feel refreshed when you awake? Do you wake up throughout the night? These are all questions concerning the type of sleep you get, and are questions […]
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 […]
My blood tests are in! And I’ll tell you what, they don’t look like much of anything is going on… So a doctor that was looking at those ranges would tell me, you’re all clear, nothing is wrong! And I would be disappointed… because aren’t I feeling all crappy? That can’t be normal right?
Let’s first […]