Choosing the Best Probiotic Supplement

Choosing the Best Probiotic Supplement

Probiotics are “good” bacteria, similar to those that naturally occur in your digestive tract to keep you healthy. Probiotics can be consumed through your diet, in foods like yogurt, fermented vegetables, and certain cheeses. They are also available ‘over the counter in capsule, tablet, and powder form. There are different types of probiotics, and each…

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Choosing the Best Immune Support Supplement

Choosing the Best Immune Support Supplement

Your immune system is a convoluted matrix of cells and proteins that serves to safeguard your body against infection. Your immune system keeps a record of every germ (microbe) it has ever defeated so it can recognize and destroy that microbe quickly if it enters your body again. The immune system can be activated by…

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Choosing the Best Collagen Supplement

Choosing the Best Collagen Supplement

Collagen is the most abundant structural protein in your body, making up about 80% of your skin and playing an important role in building and supporting many tissues, from bones and cartilage to the skin, hair, eyes, and the digestive system. Unfortunately, as we age, our bodies naturally start reducing Collagen production. This is further…

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Why Do I Have Brittle Nails?

Why Do I Have Brittle Nails

Did you know that your nails can reveal quite a lot about your overall health? It’s important to take notice of any changes in your nails’ color and texture because these imperfections can provide you with clues regarding your current health status. Your nail color alone can say a lot about your liver, lungs, and…

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Managing Chronic Inflammation

Managing Chronic Inflammation

What comes to your mind when you hear the word inflammation? Is it joint and muscle pain after a workout, a sore throat from the flu, physical bruising, or redness and swelling after a bee sting? These are all examples of acute inflammation; inflammation specific to one area of the body. In this way, inflammation is…

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Managing Menopause

Managing Menopause

Menopause… the change of life… the inevitable transition. It is a turning point that can have an immeasurable impact on your well-being, but if you allow it, it can also be liberating and empowering. Menopause is rarely a topic of open discussion, even though nearly half of the world’s population will experience this dreaded transition.…

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Combatting Brain Fog

Combatting Brain Fog

Do you find yourself frequently spacing out when you should be focusing on a specific task or activity? Do you have difficulty staying focused? Have you lost your ability to concentrate, even on the most trivial things? This feeling of mental fuzziness is commonly referred to as brain fog. Brain fog is not a condition,…

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5 Keys to Maintaining Healthy Joints

5 Keys to Maintaining Healthy Joints

Although you may not be able to completely avoid developing conditions like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or other joint injuries, you can still take proactive steps towards protecting your joints. Joint injuries can greatly impact the quality of your day-to-day life, so it is important to do what you can to help protect your joints, lessen…

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Natural Remedies for Reducing Joint Discomfort

Natural Remedies for Reducing Joint Discomfort

Joints are the areas where 2 or more bones meet, and are mostly mobile, allowing the bones to move. Joints consist of cartilage, a type of tissue that covers bones’ surface where they meet. Joint pain, especially as you age, is incredibly common, resulting from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains, or other injuries.…

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Foods to Avoid for Bone Health

Foods to Avoid for Bone Health

A healthy diet is essential for maintaining bone health. Key nutrients include calcium, vitamin C, vitamin D, magnesium, vitamin K, zinc, and protein. But what about foods to avoid? There are some foods and groups of foods that are not beneficial to your bone health, and can actually contribute to conditions such as osteoporosis. In…

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