Viral Infections and Gut Health

With the rise of awareness of how to take care of our bodies during this time, Drew Mulvey sheds some light on the effect of viral infections. When a pathogenic organism is introduced to our bodies, there is a sharp rise in inflammatory proteins such as Interleukin-6. This can ...

Support Your Immune System During the Pandemic

With the state of uncertainty that lingers in the air surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, it is a good time to get a better handle on our health. In absence of a treatment, it is wise to make use of alternative methods to help lessen chances of contracting the infection ...

Menopause and Weight Loss: A Nutritional Approach

Mood swings start to become a daily (or hourly) occurrence and being in a room-temperature area starts to feel like a sauna. Lack of sleep starts to kick in, a monthly friend subsides and weight that once was easy to shed is now being stubborn. Welcome to ...

Boost Your Immune Health: Ways to Support the Body’s Defenses

The new year brings new opportunities: perhaps a new start on goals we have been pondering, or maybe a new angle on something we previously hoped to accomplish. This time of year also follows occasions when many of us have been celebrating the ...

Beat the ‘Bug’ This Winter with Nutrition

Now that the weather is getting colder, there is a higher incidence of sicknesses and illnesses. The change in temperature alone can be an additional stressor on the body, which can contribute to this rise in sickness. It is not only important to eat nutritiously during ...

A Road Map to Conscious Eating: Set Goals, Not Resolutions

Here we are again at the start of a new year, promising ourselves that thisyear we really will eat healthier. Most of us will not keep that promise—at least not for more than a week or two. Then we’ll beat ourselves up about it for a few months before starting the cycle all ...