Average Reading Time: 1 minute, 36 seconds In a recent NPR report, Marine Biologist Victor Smetacek made an interesting discovery regarding whale poop. Our oceans contain up to 6 billion tons of krill that play a huge role in the life of the oceans, and therefore the planet. Krill, which […]
Articles in: Nutritional Deficiencies
Nutritional deficiencies are responsible for many common symptoms and issues, but awareness about their connection must be raised. B12 deficiency, for example – one of the most common deficiencies in the world – can result in brain shrinkage and cognitive decline. This article category covers a range of nutritional deficiencies and zooms in on the most common ones, and ultimately empowers us with the amazing tools of dietary sources and high-quality supplements, as well as the knowledge we need to navigate blood test results, so that we can safeguard ourselves and our loved ones from avoidable imbalances.
Today, nutritional deficiencies are more common than we think. In 1948, the FDA wrote that 90% of all Americans were deficient in at least one mineral. Today there are many common deficiencies that can be detrimental to optimal health. Many of the deficiencies discussed here are ones that are so prevalent they affect more than half of the world's population. Make sure you have been evaluated for any nutritional deficiencies.
Average Reading Time: 8 minutes, 23 seconds Lately, I have been fascinated by the eating habits of the relatively disease-free ancient humans compared to the diet of today’s modern humans. And while the subject of how many proteins versus carbohydrates we should eat is highly debated, many experts believe that […]
Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 2 seconds About 60% of people studied in the late-middle-age range showed signs of significant brain aging. (1) For years, these changes have been considered just benign age spots on the brain, but new research has revealed their cognitive impact. Once called simply “age spots,” these […]
A study conducted by The American Cancer Society surveyed 1,064,004 men and women and found that 26% of them reported occasional constipation. (1) Few people realize that, beyond discomfort, occasional constipation significantly increases the risk for colon concerns, (2) poor immunity, fatigue and nutritional deficiencies (see other symptoms in the […]