Fast Carbs Undermining Our Health

April 22, 2020

Fast carbohydrates are those starches that are absorbed quickly from our intestinal tracts. This results in these carbs being rapidly absorbed in the body and converted to glucose. This, in turn, causes our pancreas to release large amounts of insulin which tell our body to store fat! It also elevates cholesterol and triglycerides particularly LDL…

Phthalates and Preterm Births

The Connection Between Phthalates and Preterm Births

April 16, 2020

Phthalates, a group of hormone-mimicking chemicals that are utilized in many of the products we use, may increase the risk for preterm births, a new study suggests. Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality, and a recent study discovered that exposure to phthalates, even before conception, may increase the risk of preterm birth.…

Natural Menopause Remedies

What Can I Do to Reduce the Symptoms of Menopause?

April 9, 2020

As a woman ages, she goes through natural reproductive life stages, beginning with the premenarche stage and ending with menopause. Menopause typically occurs when a woman is in her late 40’s or early 50’s, and it marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle. While menopause is a natural biological process, it can make daily…

Traditional and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Bioidentical Hormone Therapy vs. Traditional Hormone Replacement Therapy

March 26, 2020

Did you know that most of your essential bodily functions are controlled by the hormones in your body? It’s true. Hormones act as the internal communication system between the cells in your body, directly impacting almost every bodily function. Because of this, when your hormones go out of balance, it has a direct effect on…

HRT and Menopause

HRT and Menopause: Everything you need to know

March 23, 2020

All women eventually go through menopause. The average age women start experiencing menopause is 51. However, depending on the woman, the menopause process can begin as early as 30 years old. Menopause brings numerous symptoms and side effects. Because most women experience one or more of these symptoms, they turn to medication, home remedies, and…

Ways to Improve Immunity during an Outbreak

March 20, 2020

This cold and flu season has come in waves and has been particularly hard on everyone. Keeping yourself healthy as possible has an impact on your body’s ability to respond to viruses. Especially against the respiratory illnesses we have been plagued with this year. However, staying healthy doesn’t just include your physical health but your…

Coronavirus and the Flu

Coronavirus vs. the Flu: What are the Similarities and Differences?

March 10, 2020

Named for their appearance, coronaviruses look like they are covered with pointed structures that surround them like a crown (corona) under a microscope. Common around the world, there are different varieties of coronaviruses, but the recently identified type that has caused an outbreak is called COVID-19. The symptoms associated with COVID-19 include shortness of breath,…

Vitamin Injections vs. Vitamin Supplements

Benefits of Vitamin Injections vs. Vitamin Supplements

February 28, 2020

Vitamins are an essential nutrient, one that your body needs to function correctly. Vitamins and minerals perform hundreds of roles in the body and are vital to your overall health and wellbeing. Typically, if you eat a balanced diet, you don’t require a daily multivitamin or a specific vitamin. However, there are some situations where…

Signs of Poor Nutrition

What are the Signs of Poor Nutrition?

February 23, 2020

We all have to eat. But if what we eat is unhealthy, you can’t expect to get much nourishment from it. Consuming a lot of unhealthy food can also raise your risk of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and much more. In order for your body to function well, you need to eat nutrient-dense foods, not…