Child’s mental health during COVID-19

Helping With Your Child’s Mental Health During COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused major disruptions to households around the world, and your child’s mental health may be suffering.   Isolation, uncertainty, stress, fear, and grief make it an emotionally challenging time.   Young children also feel these changes, and the worldwide pandemic has taken a serious toll on their mental health.   Older kids and […]

Zinc and immune function

Move Over Vitamin C, Here Comes Assistance: Zinc and Immune Function

Zinc keeps the immune system strong, but what happens if you’re low on zinc?  When you’re low on zinc your immune system can suffer, and roughly 2 billion people worldwide are considered deficient. (1) The good news is that zinc deficiency is pretty easy to fix as long as you eat healthily.  Let’s take a […]

Importance of sleep

The Importance of Sleep Quality for a Healthy, Happy Life

It’s undeniable… sleep is a key part of a healthy, joyful life.  In fact, having good sleep hygiene is just as important as exercise and nutrition. However, the importance of sleep is often overlooked, misunderstood, or neglected altogether! That’s partly because modern life simply doesn’t make it easy on us.  Are you permanently plugged into […]

Sleep Disorders

3 Most Common Sleep Disorders – Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

“Sleep disorder” is an umbrella term for medical conditions that disrupt your sleep. (1)   While they occur at night, sleep disorders also affect your ability to overcome life’s daily challenges.   In fact, they may even be a contributing factor to other health issues, both physical and mental.   Sleep disorders are characterized by […]

Healthy sleep habits:

The Ultimate Top 10 Healthy Sleep Habits for 2021

One of the most overlooked parts of a truly healthy life is sleep and healthy sleep habits.   In fact, many people don’t realize that you spend a third of your life in bed!    Everything you do throughout the day, and especially right before bedtime, can affect your sleep.    What you eat or […]

Importance of sleep

Sleep 101: The Importance of Sleep for Mental Health, Immunity, & More

The importance of sleep affects mental health, immunity, injury recovery, and almost every aspect of human life.  However, according to the National Sleep Foundation, roughly 45 percent of Americans don’t get enough sleep. (1) What gives? The truth is that modern life has the chips stacked against you.  If you’re like most people, you use […]

Why losing weight is harder for women

Why Is Losing Weight Harder For Women Than It Is For Men?

Have you been working out recently with your male partner? Or maybe you’ve started a new diet together? But hold on a sec… Why is he losing more weight when you’re both trying just as hard? Unfortunately, there are a few biological reasons why women have a harder time shedding pounds.  It’s simply the way […]

Weight gain in middle aged women

Weight Gain In Middle-Aged Women: How to Take Control

When you were young, you could cheat and get away with it, but now that you’re pushing 50, it’s not so easy.  You gain weight with ease, and once you do it’s hard to lose it.  But is menopausal weight gain inevitable or is there something you can do? Just because your body doesn’t feel […]

Risk of metabolic syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome In Women

Metabolic syndrome is a warning sign, and it’s one that you should pay close attention to if you’re a woman. Treating metabolic syndrome in women has special challenges and dangerous risk factors.  This article explains what to look for and how to get your health back on track.  Let’s take a closer look… What Is […]

Heart disease in women

Worse than Breast Cancer? The Truth About Heart Disease In Women

Heart disease is often thought of as a men’s disease, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth.  It’s actually the leading cause of death for women in the US, and the worst part is that it’s preventable up to 80 percent of the time. Why are women so vulnerable to heart issues?  In this […]

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