That’s right, it’s coming – and for some parts of the country, it’s already here: cold and flu season. One good cold can REALLY set you back in school, at work, whatever. And who needs that? Prevention is key, and just a few simple changes can have a big impact on how well your immune…

Fats are delicious, they make food taste amazing and decadent, and they have a nasty reputation. Good news: you should eat them AND they’re actually REALLY important to your health! They regulate what nutrients (or non-nutrients) get into our cells, help us absorb vitamins A, D, E and K, and support the central nervous system….

It’s sad, but true: the weather is getting colder. This simple, flavorful soup will keep you warm, healthy and happy from Fall to Spring. Ginger and garlic are nature’s powerful immune boosters. Fresh herbs and scallions give you a good dose of green, and chicken thighs provide good protein, a bit of fat and plenty…

Foods that Hurt: Sugar: It’s no new news to anyone that sugar has no nutritional value and really no place in our diets. But sugar is probably THE worst thing for us when it comes to stress. Sugar gives us a rush of energy, then we crash into dysfunction. These surges and crashes are directly…

So what happens after we have been in a drunken stupor or high on drugs so frequently that it has messed with our mind? Is it game over for us? No it’s not. Our brain is a phenomenal organ – the most complex organ in our body! In brief, the brain regulates our body’s basic…

So are you somebody who prefers to stay on the sofa – or do your prefer to get up and do something?  Do you want to take action…? Think about this… 98% of the population probably remains on the sofa while 2% may get up and decide that they want something better… …Something better than…

We talk about nutrition a lot. We also talk about recovery a lot. And the connection between the two isn’t always an obvious one. So, I thought it was about time we looked at that question. So, how are nutrition and recovery connected? Addiction is hard on the whole person, and our physical body is…

The second organ used for detoxification is the lungs. Oxygen is one of the most important nutrients in the human body. It is possible for the body to go months without food and days without water, but only a few precious minutes without oxygen before the body suffocates.  Take a moment and focus on your…

There are six (or seven if you are a woman) organs that help us detoxify daily to keep toxins out and our bodies working succinctly. They are the skin, lungs, kidney, bowel (or colon), liver, the lymphatics, and uterus (for women). If any of these are congested or blocked, toxins may start circulating through our…

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