11 Magnesium-Packed Foods for a Healthier You
Most people think of magnesium as a calming mineral – and, in fact, it has calming effects which may counter stress, support sleep, and boost mood. But this hard-working mineral does so much more. Critical to more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, magnesium is needed to make protein, ens
Maximize Your Productivity with These 5 Natural Nootropics for Focus
Perhaps you’ve heard the term nootropics. It’s often used to describe natural or synthetic compounds that are thought to have a positive effect on energy, memory, and overall brain function. Many people may not be aware that they use a popular nootropic every day. The Caffeine Conundrum As a “
What Are the Best Benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushrooms?
Mushrooms have been used for their medicinal benefits for centuries. They’re also a unique food that can add flavor and texture to a wide variety of meals. One of the health benefits of certain mushrooms is that they contain adaptogens. Adaptogens? Tell Me More… According to the Cleveland Clinic
Negativity Detox: 3 Ways to Stop Automatic Negative Thoughts Fast
Maybe you’ve heard the Einstein quote, “Stay away from negative people, they have a problem for every solution.” Ain’t that the truth! Negative people breed negative thoughts, and negative thoughts breed negative habits. If you’re drowning in negativity, before you know it, life can feel m
Here Are Some of the Main Types of Collagen + Their Benefits
Walk into any natural health retailer and you’re sure to find loads of collagen supplements, powders, beverages, bars, tea, and more. Indeed, health-minded consumers, looking for anti-aging benefits, have gone a little crazy for collagen. According to data from SPINS, collagen sales grew in the U.
7 Types of ADD: Understanding the Different Kinds of Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)* is a common cognitive and behavioral condition that afflicts many kids and adults in our society. ADD and Kids ADD is one of the most prevalent childhood developmental problems. Also known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)*, ADD is a neurodevelopmen
What Are the Best Probiotics for Women’s Health?
It appears Americans are getting introspective, but not in the way you may think. We are growing more concerned about our inner balance of microorganisms and the implications that balance has for our health. Indeed, the demand for probiotics – live microorganisms taken in supplement form or consum
Many of you know I’ve been involved with martial arts for a long time. Last year, I got a back injury during practice, and I’ve been having issues with both pain and movement for months. With people living so much longer now, all of us are prone to experiencing such setbacks. In fact, according
Here’s What You Should Know About Low and High FODMAP Foods
Digestive distress is no fun, and if you suffer from it, you’re hardly alone. According to the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), 60-70 million Americans suffer from GI issues that can seriously impact their quality of life. AGA’s data shows that nearly 40% of Americans have stopped
Change Your Brain Everyday: How Dr. Amen’s Book Can Help Improve Your Mental Health
Are you looking for simple daily practices to strengthen your mind, memory, mood, focus, energy, habits, and relationships? We’ve got the book for you! Change Your Brain Every Day In Change Your Brain Every Day, psychiatrist and clinical neuroscientist Daniel Amen, MD, draws on over 40 years of cl