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09/24/2014

Normal is Overrated

Can’t sleep? Take a pill. Trouble focusing? Take a pill. Pill popping addiction? Take another pill. Our society has been sucked into the vortex of labeling […]
09/24/2014

Hidden Phosphates in Beverages can Increase Symptoms of Autism, Anxiety, and Insomnia

In the rush to follow the latest health trends, we may find ourselves choosing vitamin-enriched fizzy beverages, diet colas, or flavored teas. While our intentions to […]
09/24/2014

The Amazing Health and Sleep Benefits of GABA

So, there’s this stuff in your brain called GABA (gamma-Aminobutyric acid). GABA is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that helps to regulate the central nervous system (CNS), by […]
09/24/2014

Nature’s Adderall: L-Theanine

Redbull is not the only thing that gives you wings these days. Drugs such as Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin, Focalin, and Concerta are legal amphetamines that are […]
09/24/2014

Alkaline Diets Fight Cancer, Asthma, Acne, and Inflammation

  The first thing that comes to mind when the term “pH” is used is whether or not your pool water is legit. Did you know […]
09/24/2014

Want to Balance Hormones, Decrease Cellulite, and Manage Stress? Add Collagen Hydrolysate to Your Diet

For years, collagen has been hailed as the holy grail of skin, hair, and nail rejuvenation. It has been known to add luminosity and firmness to […]
09/24/2014

The Benefits of Yoga for Children with Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, […]
10/19/2014

4 Ways to Prevent Stress From Impacting Your Health and Fitness Goals

  1. Stress releases cortisol. Excess cortisol redirects the metabolism to burn muscle instead of fat. As a result, muscles may become weaker, and carbohydrates are […]
10/20/2014

Are We Embracing Obesity? 3 Ways the Fat Acceptance Movement Influences Our Sense of Self

We have become so lost in the fast pace of society that we have started to forget the true meaning of the “self”. The media has […]
10/28/2014

You Can Quit Freaking Out About Salt.

Salt isn’t bad for you. Excess consumption of processed salt, however, is bad for you. Avoiding salt like the plague is also not the best idea. I […]
11/01/2014

FDA is Calling Dibs on Nature: Here’s How it Affects You

Hippocrates said it best: “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food”.   Our society has evolved in so many ways in response […]
11/02/2014

5 Ways to Find Inner Peace in Difficult Situations: Words of Wisdom From My Mother

One of the biggest challenges in my life for the past several years has been to replace anger with understanding and empathy. As I’ve begun to […]
11/11/2014

Your Charms Aren’t Lucky, and Trix Aren’t For Kids: 3 Reasons to Avoid Cereal

The cute little shapes in cereals are made by mixing grains with water to create a sludgy paste. The paste is expelled through tiny holes at […]
11/14/2014

3 Ways Yoga Can Save and Enhance Your Relationship

We’ve all had times when we feel like our relationship is falling apart. Before you throw in the towel, try yoga. Here are some reasons why […]
12/09/2014

Decrease Symptoms of ADHD and Autism Naturally

1. Decrease amount of time spent on tablets, phones, and watching television Kids are literally getting addicted to technological devices. When given the opportunity to choose […]
01/21/2015

Health Benefits of Tulsi Holy Basil

Holy Basil, also known as Tulsi, is an Ayurvedic herb that is native to India. Tulsi is a sacred plant in the Hindu religion, and is […]
03/04/2015

Yoga and Nutrition Tips to Boost Fertility

Pregnancy takes a toll on a woman’s body, both physically and emotionally. Our bodies have a way of protecting us from things we can’t handle, which […]
08/17/2015

Yoga and Juice: A Perfect Match

It’s no surprise that yoga and juicing have both taken off in our world today, and seemingly so, they have linked together. The health and healing […]
04/19/2016

Holistic Approaches for Balancing Adrenal and Thyroid Function

One of the first things I suggest to my clients who are struggling with stress, hormone imbalance, and autoimmune/inflammation issues is to understand the crucial roles […]
07/15/2017

Collagen Hydrolysate: Benefits You May Not Have Heard Of

For years, collagen has been hailed as the holy grail of skin, hair, and nail rejuvenation. It has been known to add luminosity and firmness to […]