Five Reasons for Feeling Exhausted

Do you find yourself dragging throughout the day without enough energy to do the things you love? There could be an underlying reason for feeling so exhausted.  Here are five of the most common reasons you’re always tired: You’re Not Drinking Enough Water – Being even slightly dehydrated can take a huge toll on energy… Read more »

Fitness Moves to Get Your Beach Body Ready

Swimsuit season is right around the corner and it looks like we might be able to safely visit the shore again.  Are you ready?  Don’t worry – it’s not too late to get into shape!  Adding these fitness moves to your daily routine can help you firm up quickly.  Just pick one exercise for each… Read more »

Heartburn? Avoid These Ten Foods

Heartburn is a painful condition affecting roughly 20% of the population every week. The symptoms of heartburn are a tight, painful feeling through your chest. Heartburn is actually caused by acid reflux, which happens when stomach acid is released into the esophagus. The stomach acid eats away at the lining of the esophagus and can… Read more »

Magnesium is Critical for Bone Health

While calcium is known as the bone health supplement, the medical community is now widely recognizing that a lack of magnesium, rather than a lack of calcium, is often the true culprit in age-related bone loss and other chronic health issues.  Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for the human body.  More than 325… Read more »

Avoid These Bad Breath Causing Culprits

What you eat can have a huge impact on your health and your breath.  All foods can impact your breath. When we eat, food debris can stick to our teeth and tongue, encouraging bacteria growth in our mouth. When bacteria feed on food, especially carbohydrates, they produce acids that give off an odor. On top of… Read more »

Signs Your Eating Habits Need to Change

Whether you’re consistently ordering take-out or can’t remember the last time you ate a vegetable, many of the signs that you should be eating better are obvious. However, how you feel before and after eating is an equally important part of the equation. From feeling sluggish throughout the day to aches and pains that just won’t go away,… Read more »

Four Benefits of Probiotics

You probably know that probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your health, especially your digestive system. You also likely know that our bodies are full of bacteria, both good and bad and that probiotics are often called “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep your gut healthy.  But here are four benefits… Read more »

Vitamin C as an Antihistamine

Allergy season is getting an early start this year.  Allergies are caused by an exaggerated immune response to triggers such as pollen, mold and dust.  And while avoiding the allergen is ideal, it’s not always possible or practical, especially in the spring when pollen is everywhere.  Instead of fighting back with antihistamines, a natural alternative is vitamin C. … Read more »

Hidden Sugar in “Healthy Foods”

You don’t need a degree in nutrition to know that cookies are full of sugar.  But what you might not realize is that the salad you had for lunch may have been packed with just as much sugar as your favorite sweet treat.  Sugar is lurking in all kinds of unexpected places, making it hard to avoid.  And… Read more »

Why Whey is Good for Your Heart

If high blood pressure runs in your family, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly half of adults in the United States (108 million, or 45%) have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.  Hypertension rarely presents with symptoms and is caused by factors like obesity, inactivity, smoking and high salt diets.  It’s often referred… Read more »