Category Archives: Food & Nutrition

Stay Home, Stay Healthy

We’re all spending a lot more time at home these days.  While some of us are relishing the time with our families, others are aimlessly going about their day feeling lost and unproductive.  Unfortunately, a lack of schedule and routine can lead to unhealthy habits such as skipping meals (or snacking all day), forgetting to […]

Simple Ways to Get Healthy Again

If your New Year’s resolution was to start eating better, but you have gotten a bit off track, National Nutrition Month®, celebrated in March, is a good time to refocus and be more mindful of what you eat. Healthy eating doesn’t have to complicated or mean giving up the things you love.  It’s all about […]

Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, and since Valentine’s Day so appropriately falls in February as well, we found it fitting to direct our attention to the organ that works so hard every second of every day… our heart! The heart is one of the five vital organs that is essential for human survival. Throughout the […]

How to Relieve Eczema Prone Skin

Are you part of the 23% of the world’s population who has some form of eczema? If you’re not, then it is likely you know someone who is. Surely, if you were a lifeguard in a summer day camp, then you definitely saw eczema on campers’ skin. Before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s start […]

How to Manage Gout – The Natural Way

If you’ve ever woken up at night to a sudden attack of pain in your big toe (ankle, knee, wrist, or fingers) then you are probably already familiar with the intense and unforgiving pain of gout.  The intense joint pain is usually accompanied by swelling, redness and tenderness, and sends many people to the emergency […]

Can Probiotics Improve Your Mood?

Have you ever felt nervous about a certain situation and gotten “butterflies” in your stomach?  Or been under stress and felt stomach cramps or an upset stomach?  There’s a reason for this.  Your brain and gastrointestinal tract are intimately connected.  Your thoughts and emotions have a direct effect on your stomach and intestines.  Even the […]