Our Microbiome

I received an email this morning from Dr. Mark Hyman regarding the human microbiome and felt it was something I needed to share. Rather than paraphrase his already short email, I decided to present it in it’s entirety here. Below is the original email with all the information and links he provided. None of this […]

Egg Nutrition: Too Much Cholesterol?

I overheard part of a conversation the other day between two individuals while shopping. They were talking about eggs and using them in cooking and making paleo breads (which usually call for 5-7 eggs depending on the recipe). The question of “What about a person’s cholesterol levels?” came up between the two. When the other […]

Clean Foods vs Real Foods

One quick search online or one quick visit to Instagram and you’ll see #cleaneating but what does that actually mean? Through marketing and social media certain foods have been labelled as “clean” which is supposed to be synonymous with “healthy” but that it not the case. These “clean” foods are marketed to us as healthy […]

Winter Skin Fixes

So the warmer weather has arrived! We’ve just spent months wrapped up in layers as the harsh cold and winter winds hit our faces. You might be noticing your skin is a little dry, maybe dull. If you’ve been moisturizing your skin and it still hasn’t recovered from winter, there’s a little more you could […]

Supplement Choices

If you’ve been into a health food store lately and chances are you have, the shelves are overwhelmingly filled with hundreds of different supplements. This can cause a great deal of frustration and anxiety if the store doesn’t have a well educated staff to direct you towards what your are looking for. What’s worse, is […]

The Amazing Benefits of Propolis

You know about honey and beeswax and bee pollen but what about propolis? Propolis is a resin bees collect from plants (think trees) to help seal their hives with. Because bees collect this resin from varying trees, hundreds of compounds make up propolis. The majority of compounds in propolis are antioxidants which protect our cells. […]