Microbes, Mood and Mental Health

Most people are on board with the idea that gut microbes affect our health, but it may be more difficult to accept that they also influence how we feel and think. New research suggests that to maintain a healthy brain, we should tend our gut microbiome. For nearly two decades, neuroscientist John Cryan of University […]

The Collagen Craze: Why Everyone’s Talking About It

Microbes, Mood and Mental Health

Collagen is a sort of natural glue for the skin and diminishes as we age. Think “knitting needles”. However, supplementation may help to support aging skin and joints. Collagen peptides, the building blocks of this essential protein, are increasingly sought for their potential health benefits, ranging from skin rejuvenation to muscle strengthening. five Possible Benefits […]

The Lifespan of Cells: Fuel Your Body For Success

The Lifespan of Cells: Why Healthy Eating Is Key!

The human body replaces its own cells regularly. Scientists have pinned down the speed and extent of this “turnover.” Two thirds of our body is made up of roughly 30 trillion human cells. Tiny cells in our blood  live only three to 120 days, and the cells in the lining of our gut typically live […]

5 Keys for Less Holiday Stress!

The Lifespan of Cells: Why Healthy Eating Is Key!

Here are my 5 keys to less holiday stress. The holidays can be a stressful time of year, with all the demands of shopping, cooking, entertaining, and traveling.  For some, holidays might remind you of a loved one you lost, plunging you into a lonely and stressful mood. Sometimes, it’s the anxiety of the expectations […]

Can Spirituality Extend Life Expectancy?

Can Spirituality Extend Life Expectancy?

Can spirituality extend life expectancy? A 2022 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), highlights the importance of incorporating spirituality into care for both serious illnesses and overall health. The study was conducted by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham Women’s Hospital and represents the most rigorous and […]

Travel Sleep Tips for Your Best Rest on the Road

Can Spirituality Extend Life Expectancy?

There’s nothing quite like sinking into your own bed after a long, exhausting day. Unfortunately, this luxury isn’t an option when you’re traveling. But this doesn’t mean you have to give up on quality sleep on the road. Why, exactly, is it so hard to sleep while you travel? The following sections break down the […]

 Do You Know the Top 9 Food Allergens?

Do You Know the Top 9 Food Allergens?

Almost 90% of all serious food allergies are caused by just a few foods. These foods are often ingredients in other foods, so avoiding them requires diligence, including careful label reading and other measures. Even then, there may be times when exposures happen unknowingly. This blog covers some of the foods and products you’ll need […]

 Gut Bugs Linked to Alzheimer’s?

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Gut bugs linked to Alzheimer’s is a wake up call to take steps to improve our gut health now to  protect our brains as we age. Last week’s blog HERE talked about the research linking Austism disorder to changes in the gut microbiome! See a pattern here? Our gut microbiome is amazing! It is a […]

 Six Bitter Truths About Artificial Sweeteners 

Six Bitter Truths About Artificial Sweeteners

In a world where sugar-laden treats are increasingly vilified, artificial sweeteners have emerged as seemingly healthier alternatives. They promise the sweet taste we crave without the dreaded calories. But is this sugar substitute truly a guilt-free indulgence? In this post, we’ll delve into the world of artificial sweeteners and explore the potential dangers they pose […]