CoQ10 and PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a condition that affects 1 in 10 woman of childbearing age. It is associated with hormonal imbalances and other metabolic problems such as lack of ovulation, high levels of insulin and testosterone, insulin resistance, high blood lipids, acne, facial, abdominal weight gain, and more. It is often a treatable cause of…

Get Your Daily Vitamin C (Get Your Chocolate)

A May 23, 2017 study in HEART (British Cardiac Society) found that people with Atrial Fibrillation, especially men, had great benefit eating a moderate amount of dark chocolate daily. Atrial Fibrillation affects about 2.7 million Americans and causes symptoms such as heart palpitations, shortness, dizziness, fatigue, and sometimes chest pain or pressure. It is a…

Another Reason to Keep Your Gut Happy

Many people know that if the bacterial colonies in the gut are out of balance, it can lead to sickness. It has now been found that certain non-beneficial, pathogenic bacteria like Campylobacter, Shigella, Salmonella, Yersinia enterocolitica, and Candida may contribute to inflammation and faulty blood flow in patients with Congestive Heart Failure. A large percentage…

Helpful Ways to Diffuse Stress

Stress comes in many forms: physical, chemical, nutritional, emotional, mental, etc. Since chronic stress can contribute to many undesirable health conditions, it is important to keep it in check so that it doesn’t continue to be ongoing. Here are a few tips to help: 1) Exercise: burning up excess adrenaline from stress is important. Choose…

Fatty Liver in Children

Fatty liver is a condition that used to show up in adults over 40 years of age. However, with our increasingly sedentary lifestyles as a society and our consumption of high-fructose corn syrup and other useless and damaging refined carbohydrates and non-foods, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is now being diagnosed in children who are…

2017 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen List

We all know that eating more veggies and fruits is so important for our good health. Finding clean versions of them can be a challenge depending on budget and availability. The Dirty Dozen list contains the 12 commercially grown fruits and veggies with the highest amount of pesticide and other chemical residues on them. Try…

The 4 R’s of a Good Body Detox Program

To effectively set up a good environment for your intestines and other body systems to cleanse, follow these 4 steps: Remove: Get rid of all junk, over-processed, and non-foods from your diet. Help your body remove toxins from its cells with cleansing foods and supplements. Young Living’s ComfortTone and ICP are great to start off…

Problems With Constipation

Nobody wants to talk about being constipated, but it is a very common and very real problem. If your body is not eliminating properly, it can cause a lot of other issues such as headaches, fatigue, moodiness, sluggish liver function, faulty hormone metabolism, skin problems, bowel disease, and more. You should have a bowel movement…

Nutritional Supplement Dosage

Generally speaking, the recommendation for dosage on most supplement labels are for a 150 pound adult. Knowing this can help you adjust the dosage depending upon your personal needs. That being said, nobody really knows exactly how many vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients we need on a moment-to-moment basis. Many nutritional practitioners feel that the…

Combat Fatigue

It’s no wonder with our busy schedules that fatigue is one of the most common symptoms presented to primary health care providers. While there can be many causes, there are some natural ways to perk up your body’s energy levels that you can easily implement into your daily lifestyle habits. 1) Eat more fruits and…

Vinegar and Healthy Blood Sugar

Ingesting a good quality vinegar has many health benefits. One of them may be to help to support healthy blood sugar levels. Many articles have been written on the detriments of chronic high blood sugar levels and its affect on illness vs. wellness. In my research, all the experts agree that eating a lower glycemic…

Improve Your Body’s Inflammatory Response

More and more research points to chronic, systemic inflammation being the root of many illnesses and diseases. While acute inflammation has its benefits to help start the healing process from injury, when it becomes chronic is where the danger lies. Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs) are formed from certain Omega 3 fats like DHA and EPA,…