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Archive for December, 2015:

This Is Why I Threw Out My Multivitamin

Should you spend your hard-earned money on multivitamins, and waste hours perusing the shelves at your local pharmacy, in search of the blend of nutrients that will actually deliver the health and energy advertised on those little bottles? Suzy Cohen isn’t sold. As a pharmaceutical expert and holistic health advocate, Cohen calls you to reconsider your thoughts on multivitamins and … Read more.

3 Common Signs of a Low-Functioning Thyroid

Do you want to learn how to naturally “reboot” your thyroid? A healthy thyroid is crucial to feeling your best. It is your metabolism regulator and may be connected to your struggles with chronic fatigue, weight gain, or depression. Understanding how your thyroid is –or isn’t–functioning is vital to maintaining optimal health. Your thyroid, located just below the voice box, … Read more.

Magnesium

Magnesium is a key mineral in human metabolism. Magnesium is actually necessary for over 300 of the body’s chemical reactions. Unfortunately, the average American diet is filled with processed, magnesium-deficient foods. Increasingly, researchers have linked between poor magnesium nutrition to the risks of key chronic conditions. Role of Magnesium in Health Support 1. Creates and Maintains Bone Integrity Over half … Read more.

5 Essential Oils That Will Replace Your Entire Medicine Cabinet

What do you know about essential oils? Did you know that they are called “nature’s medicine cabinet”? Are you aware the highly aromatic, extracted oil of plants is very concentrated and extremely beneficial to your body in a variety of ways? Did you know that the use of essential oils for healing dates back thousands of years? It’s all true, … Read more.

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are enjoyable year round. Not just at Halloween. Chewy and slightly sweet, pumpkin seeds have a nutty flavor. They are delicious and nutritious! Did you know that you can enjoy pumpkin seeds in healthy sautéed vegetables, mixed with green salads, or ground and chopped into salad dressings and cereal? Some people even enjoy them ground and added to … Read more.

How to Choose the Right Cinnamon for Your Health

Cinnamon is good for you. How good? Well, it depends on the type you buy. There are two forms of cinnamon available. “Cassia” cinnamon is the commercial type sold in most grocery stores. Nothing wrong with that type and is used often. However, the superior form of cinnamon is called “Ceylon.” Available at specialty or spice shops, its taste is … Read more.

Why You Should Ditch Artificial Sweeteners

Recent studies show artificial sweeteners adversely impact gut health, glucose tolerance and drive weight gain, by contributing to fattening hormonal imbalances. Three primary reasons artificial sweeteners are problematic are as follows: Artificial sweeteners increase your diabetes risk.  According to Dr. Mark Hyman, animal studies prove that “… sugar substitutes potentially can increase your risk for weight gain, metabolic syndrome, type … Read more.

Holy Basil – The Elixir of Life

The stress associated with our modern lifestyle is ever increasing. You may find that to manage the extremes you experience on mental, emotional, behavioral or physical levels are overwhelming. Do you notice that coping seems beyond you? Do you deal with brain fog, feeling burned out, or deal with a constant feeling of tension and irritation. Is your sleep so … Read more.