Your Guide to Seasonal Eating

Your Guide to Seasonal Eating Strawberry picking in July. Apple picking in September. Carving pumpkins in October. These are just a few common seasonal traditions surrounding food. Apart from participating in annual activities, you can also leverage the peak seasons of fruits and vegetables to support your health and local economy. Seasonal eating has been […]

What to Eat to Suppress Chronic Inflammation

What to Eat to Suppress Chronic Inflammation “It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses” Dr. Andrew Weil As you may already know from our previous blog ‘The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Inflammation’, inflammation is a stealthy biological response that is initiated when our immune system detects […]

Health Effects of Spiking Sugar Levels in Blood

Health Effects of Spiking Sugar Levels in Blood “It is easy to fall, but hard to rise.” Dann Moudry This quote may ring true to your life path but for many of us with metabolic dysfunction, the opposite is true. Balancing your glucose levels can minimize cravings, fatigue, hormonal issues, and more, while reducing inflammation […]

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Inflammation

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Inflammation “Inflammation is a big buzz word in the world of health now, and rightfully so. The word inflammation comes from the Latin word ‘inflammare’ meaning ‘to ignite’ and it’s your body’s response to danger signals.” Dr. Stephanie Davis Inflammation, often dubbed as the ‘secret killer,’ is a stealthy biological […]

How to Live Young For As Long As You Live

How to Live Young For As Long As You Live I listened to an interesting podcast featuring the guru of Functional Medicine, Dr. Mark Hyman.  He’s written numerous NY Times bestseller books (UltraMind Solution, UltraMetabolism Solution, What the Heck Should I Eat?) and runs UltraWellness Centers across the country. He just released his new book […]

3 Simple Hacks For Managing Your Blood Sugar

You just finished lunch. You grabbed a sandwich, an apple, and a bottle of OJ from a local spot with coworkers, but as you sit down at your desk, you feel groggy. Your mind is hazy, perhaps you’re even a bit irritable. Maybe part of you even wishes you lived in a European country where […]

4 Tips on Managing Alcohol Hangovers

“I’ve always taken my hangovers as a consequence, not as punishment” John Steinbeck Tweet “One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor!” Many of us have unfortunately been there: one drink turns into too many drinks, and the next day, you’re left with a throbbing headache, aches and pains, and a poor mood that no amount […]

Powering Your Powerhouses: Fighting Mitochondrial Dysfunction

Powering Your Powerhouses: Fighting Mitochondrial Dysfunction Science curricula and course requirements have changed throughout the years, but chances are you remember one core tenet: “The mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell.” And it’s a mighty fact! Mitochondria power the cells and provide them with energy. But did you know, on a larger scale, mitochondria […]

7 Hypertension Fighters in Your Kitchen

7 Hypertension Fighters in Your Kitchen Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects nearly half of Americans across the country. As we recounted in a recent blog, hypertension is often called the “silent killer,” with many people going unaware of their heightened blood pressure levels until it’s too late—resulting in a stroke, heart disease, and heart attacks. Hypertension, however, […]

What’s in a Label? What You Need to Know to Make Healthy Food Choices

What’s in a Label? What You Need to Know to Make Healthy Food Choices What’s black, white, and red all over? The nutrition label on a pack of Twizzlers! Reading a nutrition label is a must-have skill in today’s world of ultra-processed and complex and plentiful additives. If you don’t know what you’re putting in […]

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