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We Can No Longer Ignore Glyphosate

Glyphosate, a broad-spectrum herbicide and weed killer. It is the active ingredient in Roundup. In recent years, glyphosate has been the subject of much debate on its health effects, and legal battles have ensued. While Monsanto, the producer of Roundup, has denied that is has harmful effects, research suggests that glyphosate is carcinogenic, an endocrine [...]

By |June 6th, 2018|Gut Health|Comments Off on We Can No Longer Ignore Glyphosate

New Research On Gut Health

Clinical nutritionist Christa Orecchio and gut microbiome expert Dr. Jack Tips, Ph.D., discuss new developments in the field of gut health. Having a healthy microbiome lowers the inflammation body wide, so the body can better function. It also has tremendous impact on mood, the immune system, and sleep. These two experts discuss new research, [...]

By |June 5th, 2018|Gut Health|Comments Off on New Research On Gut Health

Signs of Acid Reflux And How It Can Affect Sleep

Acid reflux and poor sleep often go hand in hand. Acid reflux, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and heartburn are very common conditions experienced by millions. In fact, research suggests that about a fifth of people in the United States have GERD. How can you know when it’s affecting you? The most common symptom of reflux [...]

By |March 15th, 2018|Diet, Gut Health, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Tips|Comments Off on Signs of Acid Reflux And How It Can Affect Sleep

How Fast Food Wrecks Our Gut Microbiome

More and more research points to the importance of a healthy gut microbiome for overall health. Good bacteria serve in countless roles to help the body, such as in the production of nutrients and vitamins. Prebiotics and probiotics are all part of the movement to help the good gut bacteria thrive. But what about [...]

By |January 29th, 2018|Diet, Gut Health, Sleep and Health|Comments Off on How Fast Food Wrecks Our Gut Microbiome

Prebiotics, Probiotics and Sleep

Probiotics are all the rage these days, and rightly so. Probiotics are healthy bacteria that live in our gut, aiding in digestion, immunity and many more things. Many foods contain probiotics, like fermented foods, yogurt, kimchi, kombucha and an ever-increasing variety of new foods. It is thought that probiotics may influence brain activity, which [...]

By |December 5th, 2017|Diet, Gut Health, Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Prebiotics, Probiotics and Sleep

Why Gut Bacteria Matters

How to take care of your vital gut flora of bacteria Bacteria is just now starting to come into the light as a friend of the human body, where for many decades it was simplistically considered a bad thing to most Americans. As scientists and medical researchers learn about the fantastic world of bacteria, [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Diet, Gut Health, Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Why Gut Bacteria Matters

Meditation: Should I Try It?

Meditation is unfamiliar and foreign to most people, so they don’t even consider trying it. It doesn’t help that Hollywood makes it seem like monks are the only people who meditate. In reality, meditation is a well studied practice that has a variety of excellent benefits. It is becoming increasingly popular and recognized in [...]

By |July 25th, 2017|Sleep and Health, Sleep Tips|Comments Off on Meditation: Should I Try It?

Starchy Foods, Coffee, Vitamin B Shots, Cleanses: Answering Common Questions

We're always looking for reliable health advice to better navigate the increasingly complicated health world. We've found some videos from a Dr. Gundry that may be helpful. See here. Dr. Gundry talks about a few common concerns people have, like how much coffee is too much, whether or not juice cleanses are worthwhile, and [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|Diet, Sleep and Health|Comments Off on Starchy Foods, Coffee, Vitamin B Shots, Cleanses: Answering Common Questions

Why Cola is Bad, and Some Alternative Drinks For Better Sleep

We probably don’t need to list all the reasons why Coca-Cola is bad. Most are aware of its absurd sugar content which wreaks havoc on several of the body’s systems. But there are a few reasons to stop drinking this beverage, and other sodas like it, that you may not have considered. Consider the [...]

By |May 8th, 2017|Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on Why Cola is Bad, and Some Alternative Drinks For Better Sleep