Common Risk Factors for Breast Cancer

a breast cancer awareness tips

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, women have even more reason to start paying attention to preventative measures: According to recent research taking specific steps to help lower your risk and can make the difference between a healthy checkup and a dangerous diagnosis. Researchers analyzed years of studies and data from the International … Read more

Lemon, Pepper and Salt Is A Better Cure

Salt, pepper, and lemon are not only used to enrich the flavor of foods, but they can also serve various medicinal purposes as well. They are inexpensive and offer countless health benefits, including: No gallstones- Gallstones are a result of the accumulation of digestion fluids in the gallbladder, and lead to pain and block digestion. They are … Read more

Edible Sun Protection

Tips for sun protection

As you head out for that picnic, or a long weekend in the sun, remember to pack some extra sunscreen to make sure you have proper sun protection.. Just make sure it’s the right kind. Recent reports show that chemical-filled commercial sunscreens aren’t as good for us as we might have thought. Synthetic ingredients like … Read more

Getting to the Root: Causes of Hair Loss

I have a food-first strategy when it comes to hair loss. You can help hair loss with your fork. Start by dialing in your macronutrients and micronutrients. If you’ve been low-carb for a while, add a ½ sweet potato to dinner. Make sure you get adequate fat from avocado, hemp seeds, and nuts. Add 5 to … Read more

Do You Know the Signs of Leaky Gut?

signs of gut health issues

As more Americans are affected by poor diet choices, chronic stress, toxic overload and bacterial imbalance it appears that the prevalence of leaky gut has reached epidemic proportions. Unfortunately, many in conventional medicine do not accept the condition. However, it is said to be the linked to serious illnesses such as arthritis, Coeliac disease, Crohn’s … Read more

7 Signs You Are Lacking Protein

Making sure you get enough protein

Protein helps to perform several bodily functions right. We need to eat a well balanced diet to function optimally throughout the day. Our bodies need a combination of carbohydrates, healthy fats and protein to insure we maintain good health. This allow us to grow muscle mass, exercise and get adequate sleep. If you experience any … Read more

Going Through Menopause? Read This

Dealing with menopause

Medically speaking, menopause occurs one year after a woman’s last period and marks the end of her fertility. Perimenopause—the four to seven years leading up to menopause—is a time of wildly fluctuating hormone levels, which can spark a variety of physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. “Think of [perimenopausal] estrogen levels as the Dow Jones industrial … Read more