Constipation. It’s uncomfortable, unpleasant and disruptive. And much as we don’t want to talk about it, most of us are troubled by it at one point or another. Constipation is, for better or worse, your body’s way of telling you that you need to pay a little more attention to what you’re putting in it
Endocrine disruptors—they’re everywhere. With a few simple swaps you can give your endocrine system the toxic vacation it needs to support your hormonal health along with the rest of you.
Much like your gut, your skin is also home to a thriving community of bacteria, or microbiome, whose job is to keep life and health in balance. Your skin is an essential protective layer, the first barrier between your inner physiology and the outside world
Stress. We’ve all got it, and most of us would love to have a lot less of it. While there are many healthy ways to combat it—starting with meditation and regular exercise—how you eat plays a big role in how well you manage stress
Mitochondria. Whether you’re aware of them or not, we all have billions of them, but few of us actually know what they are, much less how to treat them right or why absolutely everyone should be paying a lot more attention to them!
Simply put, your mitochondria are your energy powerhouses: the tiny factories in your cells that turn the food you eat and oxygen you breathe into energy and keep you feeling young and vital.
Your are designed to move. To walk frequently pivot, turn, lunge in multiple directions, to push, pull, hoist, stand, sit and get back up again. With regular movement, your joints stay lubricated and injury free, tendons stay robust and all the components of your skeletal and muscular system move fluidl
Everyone is talking about quitting sugar, but what are they doing about it? Here are a few thoughts on how to break free and get sugar out of your life now – so you can live the sweet life for years to come.
Breakfast. When done right, it fires up your engines and fuels both body and brain until lunchtime. So why do you often find yourself ravenous by mid-morning? It’s not due to all that mental energy you’re burning but it’s got everything to do with the sugar and carbs lurking in your breakfast bowl.
In the last decade or so, hundreds if not thousands of farmers’ markets have opened their gates, creating a thriving alternative to industrially produced food and the impersonal food shopping experience. And while they haven’t totally replaced the supermarket, farmers’ markets are definitely taking a bite out of the industrial food business by offering an easy way to connect with beautiful, fresh healthy food – and I couldn’t be more delighted. With access to this healthy shopping option now easier than ever, here are four essential reasons why I believe farmers’ markets are fantastic for your body, mind and spirit – and why everyone should support them:
Sleep. It’s something so natural and enjoyable, it’s seems almost unfair when we have trouble doing it! And the bigger the problem becomes in our minds, the more sleep we lose – over losing sleep! Talk about a vicious cycle. But what about those who never seem to have trouble sleeping? What are they