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by | Apr 29, 2016 | No Comments

What can your Basal Body Temperature tell you about your thyroid health? Knowing just how hot or cold you are running and how your body thermo-regulates itself can give you some key indicators about your state of health. Putting faith in modern medicine and technology while listening less to the…

by | Apr 1, 2016 | No Comments

With a growing concern over the use of plastics in our modern convenience driven world, more and more people are choosing to ask for glass. However, when purchasing glass items did you know the color of the bottle has a lot to do with the quality of what’s inside. Understanding…

by | Mar 21, 2016 | No Comments
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Thyroid imbalances affect millions of people. Some people have too little thyroid hormone, while others have too much. While thyroid issues have been well understood in terms of symptoms and treatments for some time, the way that the gland itself turns on (i.e. releases hormone) has been a mystery. If your…

by | Mar 18, 2016 | No Comments
Woman walking her dog in the forest

As far back as 1789 Frederick II, King of Prussia coined the phrase, “dog is man’s best friend”, but did you know that having animals around can actually help you live longer? It’s true, pets can not only increase your lifespan, but also improve your quality of life. The secret…

by | Mar 16, 2016 | No Comments
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Big Pharma is starting to recognize the role of our gut bacteria as the body’s ally in preventing and treating cancer. They have found that the microbiome has an innate intelligence that actually helps our immune systems. Considering we have more bacteria in our bodies than any other kinds of…

by | Mar 11, 2016 | No Comments
Mother and daughter enjoying a morning coffee outside

Humans are social creatures. Whether or not we like to admit it, we literally need other humans to survive. From the moment we’re born, our survival is linked to our connections with others. The way we grow, develop and learn are all filtered through the values and influences of our family,…

by | Mar 7, 2016 | No Comments

Good quality sleep is a must. It’s as important as food, oxygen and water. According to the National Sleep Foundation, more than a third of our lives are spent sleeping. Typically, a person with great sleeping habits is in excellent health. Does good health lead to better sleep or does…

by | Feb 19, 2016 | No Comments
Mother and newborn in hospital, with skin to skin contact, happy and content, immediately after birth

Midwives, doctors and doulas have known for a long time that the transfer of beneficial microbes from the mother to the newborn is essential for jumpstarting a healthy immune system for the baby. But what about babies born by C-section? In recent years a flurry of new research has shown…

by | Feb 12, 2016 | No Comments

People have traveled far and wide to capture the scents of flowers, trees, earth, rain and mist. Finding an alluring scent to anoint the skin, freshen the home or entice a mate has been a popular goal across cultures throughout human history. Along the way, the modern perfume industry (one…

by | Feb 4, 2016 | No Comments

Vitamin B12 is one of the most important nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy, yet it is often overlooked.  B12 works by keeping your nerves and blood cells in top shape, as well as aiding in the production of DNA.  It also helps the body absorb folic acid and…

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