Hypothyroidism On The Rise

As our world changes, health professionals are finding that some diseases such as low thyroid (hypothyroidism) are on the rise. Dr. Laura Deleruyelle, who holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Case Western Reserve University, says that “hypothyroidism rates have skyrocketed since the 1950’s when the US started spraying pesticides and insecticides on […]

Caribbean Turkey Wraps with Jicama Slaw

If your family loves tacos, try making them with these lettuce wraps for a healthy protein packed twist. This dish packs in the flavor with explosive ingredients like tangy lime juice and spicy jalapeño. Top it all off with the refreshing and crunchy slaw that uses juicy jicama in place of traditional cabbage. Caribbean Turkey […]

Eat Seasonally For Your Health

Did you know that in order to get the most nutrition out of your produce, you should eat seasonally? It might be nice to be able to find asparagus or strawberries in your grocery store all year round, but that is not natural and is only possible because of technology. Eating seasonally not only ensures […]

Spring Cleaning (Out Your Pantry)

Spring is here, which means for a lot of us that it is time to do a big house-wide clean. It can be very therapeutic to get rid of things that you no longer need. According to The Guardian, we should view spring cleaning as “a gentle reminder to de-clutter our homes and rethink the […]

Heavy Metal Toxicity: Are You Poisoning Yourself?

You might have heard of heavy metal poisoning or heavy metal toxicity, which is caused by exposure to toxic metals, but did you also know that simply chewing your food could be exposing you to toxic Mercury? If you have a silver filling or amalgam, every time you chew it could be releasing Mercury vapors into […]

Struggling To Meet Your Goals?

One of the most important things to remember while adopting a new lifestyle is to be patient with your changes. It is possible to push yourself too hard and end up overextending yourself. It happens to us all; sometimes we make a goal or a commitment that we can’t keep. However, we need to find […]

Restaurant Guide: Eating Out on an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

We all know that it is impossible to prepare 100% of your meals in advance, but just because you aren’t preparing your own food, it doesn’t mean that you need to break your diet. We use food as a way to celebrate and come together, which is not something you should avoid. You can easily […]

Benefits of Omega-3s Go Beyond the Heart

Did you know that the American Heart Association recommends eating fish 2-3 times a week for a healthy heart? That is because fish are high in Omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential fats– meaning our bodies are incapable of producing these fats intrinsically, and therefore, we are completely dependent upon dietary sources for these essential […]

Exercising in Winter

In January, it can be difficult to be active since a lot of our favorite activities such as hiking, gardening and bicycle riding can be prevented by the cold, dark days of winter. However, there’s a multitude of ways to get an adequate amount of exercise even when it is cold outside. Exercise is essential […]

New Year, New You!

  The New Year is here! What resolutions did you make for 2018? Getting healthier was the top resolution among Americans this year, according to Google analytics. However, Forbes magazine recently found that only 8% of people actually follow through with their resolutions. I want to make sure that you meet your goals this year […]

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