Health and Wellness

Autoimmune Disease: Genetics vs. Environment

By |2024-06-20T18:12:17-06:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Research shows that autoimmune diseases are on the rise, yet there is still a great deal that we don’t know about their immunological basis. While most scientists point to both genetic and environmental factors as potential causes, much uncertainty remains. Autoimmune diseases occur when the body’s immune system turns against itself. Rather than defending against harmful [...]

Foods For Fueling a Healthier Tomorrow

By |2024-06-20T17:57:33-06:00June 20th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

The internet is jam-packed with nutrition information - much of it contradictory, some of it confusing, and a lot of it hard to follow. It can be difficult to know the best approach, but studies show that we may have uncovered a framework for longevity based on studies of populations with unusually long and productive lifespans. [...]

Understanding the Impact of Screen Time

By |2024-05-26T19:16:40-06:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

In today’s increasingly online world, electronics play a huge role in our everyday lives. From Zoom meetings to scrolling through news and social media feeds, the average North American spends around 6 hours looking at a screen per day! However, excessive screen time can have major repercussions on our health, including sleep, eye health, and overall [...]

Insights Into Low Estrogen

By |2024-05-26T19:25:39-06:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

The hormone estrogen plays an important role in many aspects of your health, from energy levels to cholesterol, mood to bone strength, and much more. Because of its broad range of functions in your body, declining estrogen levels can have a profound impact on your overall well-being. Unfortunately, estrogen levels are sensitive to change, particularly as [...]

Strategies to Tackle Hormone Changes Head-On

By |2024-04-27T10:49:40-06:00April 27th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

At every stage of life, your hormones play an important role in controlling what happens in your body. Hormone levels have a profound impact on your health, and many physiologic functions require a delicate balance when it comes to hormone levels. But, it’s said that time changes everything, and that certainly applies to hormones. In our [...]

Natural Spring Cleaning for a Fresh Start

By |2024-04-27T10:53:31-06:00April 17th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

With spring in the air, now is the perfect time to give your home a refresh. However, the last thing we want to do is to load our homes and bodies with the toxic chemicals found in so many conventional cleaning products! If you are motivated to clean and declutter this spring while steering clear of [...]

Digestion Dilemma: The Reasons You’re Not Feeling Your Best

By |2024-03-07T18:01:43-06:00March 7th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

A well-functioning digestive system is essential for overall well-being, as it breaks down food into vital nutrients that fuel energy, growth, cellular repair, and more! When your digestion is functioning optimally, you may not even think twice about it. However, when issues arise, they can have widespread effects on your overall well-being. Poor digestion can manifest [...]

Hormone Havoc: Identifying and Avoiding Everyday Disruptors

By |2024-03-07T17:44:57-06:00March 7th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Your hormones play a crucial role in maintaining the delicate balance that keeps your body functioning at its best. From regulating metabolism and mood to influencing reproductive health and immune function, these chemical messengers orchestrate various aspects of your well-being. However, achieving hormonal harmony can be a delicate dance, and numerous factors in our daily lives [...]

The Vagus Nerve: Key to Mind-Body Connection

By |2024-02-24T14:02:32-06:00February 24th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

The vagus nerve doesn’t typically get a lot of attention in conventional medicine, but it actually plays a vital role in orchestrating your body’s response to stress and inflammation. And it doesn’t stop there: The vagus nerve also influences gut health,  immune function and more! Poor vagus nerve tone can influence your overall quality of life, [...]

Strategies for Better Heart Health

By |2024-02-24T13:58:11-06:00February 24th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , |

It’s no surprise that maintaining heart health is vital for overall well-being and longevity. When your heart is working well, you have a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular events like heart attacks and strokes - the two leading causes of death worldwide. A healthy heart also contributes to your quality of life. It plays an important [...]

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