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How to Manage Anxiety through Gut Health

It’s normal to become anxious when there is something you fear or when you face an unfamiliar situation (like this pandemic!). Your fight-or-flight response gets activated and so your breathing quickens and gets more shallow, your heart rate increases…these 2 reactions alone can lead to feeling anxious! While this anxiety response is normal every now and then, anxiety disorder is […]

Do You Know the Symptoms of Low Stomach Acid?

For many of you, the answer is no. Stomach acid or gastric juice is vital in digestion, particularly in breaking down proteins. An average adult produces 1.5 liters of stomach acid every day. But, as we grow older, our body tends to produce less stomach acid. Here are the results of several studies correlating age to decreased production of stomach acid: More than 30% of […]

How Gut Health & Weight Are Connected

How Gut Health & Weight Are Connected Maintaining a healthy level of muscle and body fat (which is what most of us actually want when we refer to our weight) is one of the most impactful toggles on your overall health, longevity, and medical expenses. In the U.S. alone, in the U.S., 2 out 3 people are either overweight or […]

How to Manage Eczema With Diet

Eczema is a skin condition caused by an overactive immune system. The skin gets patches of itchy, red inflammation. The patches can get rough, flaky and even blistery. Many people who have eczema also have food allergies and/or sensitivities. (Learn more about the difference here.) About 30% of children below 5 years old who are suffering from eczema have at […]

5 Healthy Sunscreen Alternatives

Today we’re going to look at some healthy ways to protect your skin as you get outside to enjoy yourself and nature. But real quick, I want to remind you that my free webinar is this afternoon (Tools to Thrive During COVID & Beyond–see the details on the right under “upcoming events”). You may not even think […]

3 Natural Sunburn Remedies That You Can Find in Your Kitchen

Summer is fast approaching! Even though many of us are still sheltering-in-place, getting outside and enjoying nature is one of the healthiest, most uplifting things you can do. We all know that too much sun can leave your skin damaged. I personally have to really guard against this because I’ve always been prone to sunburns. So […]

Be Kind to Yourself

This has been an emotional roller coaster of a week. Preceded by an emotional coaster few months.I don’t know about you, but with everything going on in the world, all the fear, worry, injustice, grief, rage…it can sure build up.And sometimes we forget the most basic and simple self-care that enables us to show up, […]

The Great Fish Oil Debate

Last year I released a blog that revealed the health risks of taking fish oil. No, that’s not a typo. You can read about the risks here. Today I want to talk about krill oil and cod liver oil because I still get a lot of questions about these. There’s a lot of confusion about harmful […]

Why You Should Avoid Soybean Oil Now

Most Americans today use soybean oil for cooking, baking, and drizzling. In 2019, Americans consumed 11 metric tons of soybean oil!!! Today we’ll explore how soybean oil can be hazardous for your health and what to use instead.  Using traditional animal fats nowadays seem to be unwelcome. You see, people have replaced these fats–lard, tallow, […]