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Hair Loss in Women

Hair Loss in Women

Posted by July 19th, 2016 in Wellness

Thinning hair is generally thought of as a problem that men experience. To varying degrees, we tend to expect men to lose hair as they age. For women, however, it’s a different story. Women are often stereotyped as being hair-obsessed, […]

The Health Benefits of Turmeric

The Health Benefits of Turmeric

Posted by April 28th, 2016 in Wellness

You might have turmeric in your spice cabinet, especially if you like to make curry. But turmeric may also deserve a spot in your medicine cabinet. This spice has been used medicinally in India and Southeast Asia for thousands of […]

The Many Benefits of Colostrum

The Many Benefits of Colostrum

Posted by March 16th, 2016 in Wellness

A mother’s milk does much more than nourish her infant. We now know that in addition to providing complete nutrition, it also provides immense health benefits by passing on antibodies. The most important transmission is in the first few days […]

Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Candida Overgrowth: What It Is and How It Harms You

Posted by November 5th, 2015 in Wellness

It’s often noted that though the human body is made up of 100 trillion cells, the vast majority of these cells—something like 9 out of 10—aren’t really “our” cells. These other cells are microorganisms, including bacteria. It’s estimated that anywhere […]

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Why Vitamin B12 Should Make the A-List

Posted by May 21st, 2015 in Wellness

We hear a lot about some vitamins (like Vitamin C and Vitamin D) and much less about others. But our bodies are incredibly complex, and there’s a whole array of vitamins and minerals that are vital to keeping us healthy. […]

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Can Nutritional Supplements Help with PMS?

Posted by March 18th, 2015 in Wellness

In our last post, we took a detailed look at the symptoms of PMS, their possible causes, and some ways to deal with them. Wondering if there are other options for managing symptoms? There is actually a wide range of […]

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Premenstrual Syndrome: What It Really Is, and How to Deal With It

Posted by March 13th, 2015 in Wellness

No jokes about “that time of the month” and chocolate here — premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a legitimate issue, as any woman who has struggled with it will attest. In fact, it’s estimated that roughly 3 out of every 4 […]

Probiotics Part 2: Choosing an Effective Source

Probiotics Part 2: Choosing an Effective Source

Posted by September 15th, 2014 in Wellness

In our last post, we looked at what probiotics are, and how research has shown them to be beneficial to your health. Now that you know they’re helpful, you’re probably wondering how you can get more of these “good bacteria.” […]

Probiotics Part 1: What They Are and How They Help

Probiotics Part 1: What They Are and How They Help

Posted by September 10th, 2014 in Wellness

We’ve talked on our blog about how important the gut is to overall health, so much so that some talk about the gut as a “second brain.” There are numerous claims about how probiotics can help your digestive health, but […]

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Insomnia, Part 1: Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

Posted by July 21st, 2014 in Wellness

Is falling asleep at night a struggle, no matter how tired you feel? Or do you fall asleep easily enough, but then wake up in the middle of the night and wind up lying awake for hours? Insomnia takes a […]

What is Gluten? Gluten and Its Effect on Your Health

What is Gluten? Gluten and Its Effect on Your Health

Posted by January 17th, 2014 in Wellness

You’ve probably heard plenty about gluten — on the news, from people you know, or maybe from a physician. Even if you haven’t, you’ve surely noticed the proliferation of gluten-free products at your local grocer. Wondering what all the buzz […]

Diabesity and Insulin Resistance

Diabesity and Insulin Resistance

Posted by September 6th, 2013 in Wellness

Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States, and with it, rates of diabetes have soared. Today in the U.S., 24 million people have been diagnosed with Type II diabetes, and it has been projected that some 57 million […]

Promoting and Maintaining a Healthy Gut, Part 2: Leaky Gut Syndrome

Promoting and Maintaining a Healthy Gut, Part 2: Leaky Gut Syndrome

Posted by July 17th, 2013 in Wellness

As we discussed in Part 1, the stomach and intestinal tract is a vital organ system in promoting health and immunity in the body. It is a carefully balanced system, and if thrown off balance it can cause many issues. […]

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