Mineral Deficiency In 1936, the Department of Agriculture wrote the first report on mineral deficiencies. It stated virtually all soils and 99% of people in the US were mineral deficient! The situation hasn’t gotten any better. With the start of pesticides and fertilizers in the 1940s, a 2001 report in the Journal of Complimentary Medicine
Importance of Testosterone Did you know that testosterone is crucial for both men’s and women’s health? Read on to learn more! Testosterone Replacement in Men Sales of testosterone replacement drugs have surged more than 20-fold in response to studies linking low testosterone to a host of common maladies.5 Testosterone starts to decline in most men after 30, but accelerates
What’s Keeping You Up at Night? Do you have trouble falling or staying asleep? When it comes to a good night’s rest, those of us who have trouble will try anything. However, you should be aware that sedatives, herbal or pharmaceutical, offer short-term symptomatic relief at best. The most common theory relating to sleep issues
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
October 7, 2019 | 61 minutes, 24 seconds Download Every once in a while, you read something so important, you just want to make sure everyone hears about it. Recently, I read the book 28 Days by women’s health journalist Gabrielle Lichterman, who sourced thousands of scientific studies to explain and verify what women feel
If you are exhausted at the end of each day, fighting against the current, and using your weekends just to recover from your busy week, this podcast is for you!
While researchers and scientists are not known for taking herbal or nutritional supplements, a group of journalists from Inverse queried six scientists to see what supplements, if any, they take on a regular basis.1 Five very important supplements were on top of their lists. TURMERIC The most common supplement taken by scientists is the Ayurvedic
End-of-Summer Weight Gain Have you noticed yourself starting to gain a few pounds of winter weight already? At summer’s end, nature dishes out a series of influences best described as a perfect storm for gaining weight. Let’s dissect this storm and look at some strategies to safely navigate unwanted pounds. Nature’s making a concerted effort
Pranayama, Nitric Oxide + Stress Reduction As rising levels of stress are linked to ever-rising levels of chronic disease, researchers look to time-tested stress reducing techniques to break this cycle. Recently, more and more studies are published on the science of breathing, also called pranayama. The word prana means life force and ayama means to
Did you know that the number one cause of gallbladder disease is a low-to-no-fat diet? Considering gallbladder removal is the number one abdominal surgery in the US, I think this is worth talking about!
Ayurveda + Modern Science for Healthy Pregnancy According to Ayurveda, preparing for pregnancy is as important as getting pregnant, being pregnant, staying pregnant, and delivering a healthy child. Today, understanding these ancient principles is more important than ever. But it is important to understand modern pregnancy risks as well. In this article, I discuss some
Quantum Big Bang Since the days of Albert Einstein, Max Planck, Nikola Tesla, Niels Bohr, and others who introduced quantum physics, scientists have explored the origins of the universe through that lens. The result is a new paradigm replacing the notion that the world consists of bits of matter randomly colliding in space, materializing after