Your Complete Guide to CBD

Your Complete Guide to CBD

Brief History of CBD Oil Many people assume that CBD is a new and innovative supplement, however, CBD has a rich history. Roger Adams, a chemistry professor at the University of Illinois first discovered CBD in the 1940s. Adams separated CBD oil from the hemp plant to study its properties and found it had many

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Don’t Let Adrenal Fatigue Impact Your Life (Part 2)

Don’t Let Adrenal Fatigue Impact Your Life (Part 2)

Contrary to popular belief, stress hormones (such as cortisol and adrenaline) are a good thing. When released appropriately, they provide mental clarity, physical strength, and overall brain and muscle efficiency that can be seen even as “superhuman.” Have you ever heard of the term “adrenaline rush?” This term refers to your body appropriately...

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Allergies

Allergies

What are allergies? Allergies are best defined as an abnormal response or reaction to normally harmless substances. It is also called a hypersensitivity reaction. This response is mediated by your immune system. Though allergies sometimes affect everyone differently, common symptoms include watery eyes, runny nose, nasal and sinus congestion...

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Don’t Let Adrenal Fatigue Impact Your Life

Don’t Let Adrenal Fatigue Impact Your Life

The term “Adrenal Fatigue” was formulated in 1998 by a naturopathic doctor, James Wilson, Ph.D. This syndrome was explained as a collection of related symptoms caused by insufficient adrenal gland function. In other words, when the adrenal glands operate inadequately, complications arise and Adrenal Fatigue syndrome can develop. Usually, the...

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Healthy Holiday Nutrition

Healthy Holiday Nutrition

The first requirement for Holiday eating is to have fun! The holidays are good for relaxing and enjoying time with family and friends over special meals. These are not meals you eat every day so you can indulge in some decadent foods. However, if we go overboard and throw all nutrition sense out, we end

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Supplements for Anxiety

Supplements for Anxiety

Anxiety is an excessive irrational dread of everyday situation and can be disabling. I am not addressing “Anxiety Disorder,” which is a psychiatric disorder that needs to be treated by a psychiatrist. My focus is the day to day feelings of anxiety that people have which may be persistent enough to affect their daily activities.

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Summary of Dietary Guidelines

Summary of Dietary Guidelines

Summary of dietary guidelines: Proteins, carbohydrates, fats, fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. All food groups are beneficial for the different biological processes in our body, if we consume them in ratios that are needed for optimum health.(See previous blogs on protein, carbohydrates, fats). Fruits and vegetables contain both macro and...

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Macronutrients & Carbohydrates

Macronutrients & Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates We need all the food groups, including carbohydrates, in our diet. The question is how much and what kind of carbohydrate works best for us? All carbohydrates are not processed the same way by the body. Carbohydrates from grains seem to be harder to digest than those from root vegetables and other starchy vegetables.

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How Your Body Can Heal Itself With Proper Nutrition

How Your Body Can Heal Itself With Proper Nutrition

Your body is designed to heal itself given the right nutrients How do we know the nutrients that are right for our body? There are different levels of proper nutrition, so I will start with our basic needs based on our anatomy and physiology Macronutrients These are the major building blocks for humans to grow,

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