New research reveals vitamin B12 deficiency causes the brain to shrink! Loss of brain size has been linked to decreased brain function, less energy, cognitive decline, and mood-related issues.1 Researchers find a combination of B12 and folate to provide significant support for heart health, brain function, and longevity,2 as well as support for healthy and […]
What is Bile Sludge? Gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy) is the number one elective abdominal surgery in America today, but problems may begin years before manifestation of biliary sludge, also known as gallbladder sludge or bile sludge.12 Bile sludge is when bile becomes thick and viscous and congests inside the gallbladder. The sludge is a collection […]
Iron: World’s Most Common Mineral Deficiency Iron deficiency affects 25% of people worldwide! It is considered one of the most prevalent forms of malnutrition in the world1 and the most common mineral deficiency.4 In America, 20% of women and 50% of pregnant women are iron deficient.5 Sadly, adolescent girls are most vulnerable. In a 2017 […]
Have you been hearing the dire predictions about the future of our world? I know many people who feel helpless in the face of it. But there is at least one thing you can control: your diet. Switching to the Planetary Health Diet is a choice we can all make for ourselves and each other.
Ayurveda to Improve Digestion According to Ayurveda, the health and integrity of the digestive process is truly the fulcrum of one’s health. Did you know that 74% of Americans are experiencing some form of digestive distress? With optimal digestion being the driver of a healthy immune system, balanced moods, steady energy, stable blood sugar, and […]