If you’re excited to get 2023 off to a good start by getting into better physical shape, you may not be alone. One study found that 48% of people who make new year’s resolutions named “weight loss” as a goal. However, the unfortunate truth is that many of them won’t succeed. Researchers have found that at least 80% of dieters regain those lost pounds within 12 months, or give up on healthy lifestyle habits soon after the new year.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: What You Need To Know
Everybody experiences fatigue from time to time, whether from a poor sleep or a busy day. While inconvenient, this level of fatigue is not life-disrupting and can usually be resolved with a good night’s rest. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is much different. This complex condition is characterized by profound feelings...
Enjoy The Holidays and Kickstart Your Healthy Habits!
Have you ever found yourself wishing someone “happy holidays” while you feel anything but happy inside? If so, you’re definitely not alone. While there are certainly many reasons to be joyful at this time of year, it’s also a busy and stressful time. Plus, many of us struggle with comparisons...
Don’t Let Food Sensitivities Slow You Down
A growing number of people suffer from food sensitivities - by some estimates, more than one in five people experience uncomfortable symptoms after eating certain foods. Yet, despite their prevalence, many of us don’t realize we have a food sensitivity. Instead, we assume the common symptoms, like bloating, fatigue and...
Constantly Bloated? Time To Get To The Root Cause
Bloating refers to an excess of gas in the gut. Gasses such as oxygen, CO2, methane, and nitrogen enter the gut as you swallow air, and through the fermentation of foods in your large intestine. A number of factors can cause increased gas in the gut.
Natural Treatments For Eczema
If you suffer from eczema, you probably know how uncomfortable and inconvenient the condition is. Eczema is a common skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, and irritated skin. Thankfully, the symptoms of eczema can be managed through simple home remedies and lifestyle changes.
10 Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity
Insulin resistance can be difficult to detect without medical tests. However, its effects can be dangerous if left unchecked. This month we are taking a look at the risks and symptoms of insulin resistance, plus 10 preventative measures you can take to reduce your risks of insulin resistance and increase...
Heavy Metals In the Body: What You Need to Know
Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can be found throughout the environment. Given their prevalence in the foods that we eat and even the air we breathe, we are exposed to high levels of heavy metals every day.
10 Ways You Can Optimize Your Mental Fitness
Mental fitness is a concept used to help us enhance our thought patterns and overall mental and cognitive well-being. Just as the body can be strengthened through physical exercise, our minds too can be made more resilient through conscious training and healthy lifestyle practices. By developing an awareness of our...
Functional Lab Testing: Dive Deeper Into Your Health Concerns
Every successful journey needs a good map, so your road to good health needs the data to ensure you will reach your destination. Think of it this way: If you don’t know the root cause of a problem, you don’t know the best starting point and route to follow. A...
Top 10 Superfoods for Longevity
The small choices we make every day add up to a lasting impact on our long-term health. One of the most striking examples of how good decisions lead to good outcomes is the role of our everyday food choices on longevity. Growing research points to the importance of diet on...
Do You Need Supplements? Things To Consider
Do you need to take supplements? The answer isn’t always straightforward. In a perfect world, all the nutrients we need are readily available from a well-rounded diet. However, many other factors come into play. Simply put, today’s world isn’t always conducive to a diet that meets all your needs.
Spring Detox: It’s Time to Recharge!
Spring is a time for renewal, rebirth, new beginnings – and spring cleaning. One survey found that almost 80% of us embark on at least one spring cleaning project at this time of the year, with bedrooms, closets, and kitchens being the top priorities. With this focus on fresh starts,...
Achieving Balance with Estrogen and Progesterone Levels
Hormonal health is all about balance - but achieving the right balance can be a challenge, particularly for women at midlife. One of the most striking examples of this dynamic is found in women whose estrogen and progesterone balance is off kilter. The wide range of resulting symptoms can be...
Why Women Need to Understand How Cortisol Affects Their Health
Balance is the key element when it comes to cortisol, a hormone produced in your adrenal glands. When your body senses danger, cortisol kicks in with the physiological responses that enable you to either flee the danger or fight it
5 Signs of a Healthy Gut
How’s your gut health? A simple “gut check” is one of the most comprehensive ways to assess your overall well-being. Growing research points to the importance of the microbiome in a wide range of functions, from your immune system, to your weight, to your mental health and more.