How Inflammatory Foods Affect Our Pets

Just like inflammatory foods can wreak havoc with chronic medical conditions in people, the same goes for pets. Inflammation is a natural response to an injury, virus, bacteria or irritant to the body. It’s the body’s way to help heal an area by increasing blood flow to ...

Preventing Heart Disease Through Diet

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), deaths from cardiovascular disease have declined 60 percent since the beginning of 1950. However, for now, heart disease remains the number one health challenge in the U.S. The good news is that with lifestyle ...

Putting Out the Fire: Reducing Chronic Inflammation

Inflammation causes more than just discomfort; it is the root of almost all disease here in the U.S. and many other countries as they become increasingly westernized. Multiple studies have now shown that arthritis, cancer, IBS, heart disease, diabetes and even ...

Diet, Disease and Our Children: The Gut Microbiome May Determine Health

We hear more and more about the importance of our microbiota, particularly our gut flora, in relation to health. This is with good reason, approximately 80 percent of our immunity comes from our gut. Immunity is our body’s defense mechanism against infection ...

Ayurveda

Depending on our natural constitution, life circumstances, lifestyle choices and habits, the path to health and balance for one person is certainly not the way for all. The ancient holistic health system of Ayurveda was initially designed to help humans achieve balance ...

We Are What We Eat: The Impact of Glyphosate

Glyphosate is the active ingredient in the Roundup herbicide produced and sold by Monsanto. It is typically used to kill weeds and is used on genetically modified organisms (GMO) that are modified to resist the killing effects of this chemical. This modification ...