Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Finding the Root Cause of Common Mood Disorders

Mood disorders and anxiety Why are so many of us anxious for no reason at all? Why do many of us feel as though we have lost the joy of life? Why do so many of us complain that prescription medications don’t work or bring us back to feeling like ourselves? Anxiety and depression are […]

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020

The Secret Superfood No one is Talking About

By: Torie Borrelli at The Vida Well The Secret Superfood No one is Talking About: Did you guess it? Its organ meat! Looking back at my formative years, I think about the many memories (good and bad) that surrounded my family kitchen. Every night we’d come together to cook, eat and talk about our day. […]

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

T cell Memory May Protect Us From Covid-19 + How to Boost T cell Immunity

There is a common misconception concerning the novel coronavirus caused by SARS-COV-2. The media has sensationalized the news concerning Covid-19 but whats true and what is not? The virus has hit some people hard and they have been sick for months, while others test positive and barely have a sniffle. So what gives? Whats going […]

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Are Chemicals Making Us Fat?

Pro-inflammatory chemicals Your body has the ability to heal you but if it is constantly fighting to keep you well, then the luxurious idea of losing weight is put on the back burner while your body just tries to keep you afloat. Here are just a few examples of the pro-inflammatory chemicals that we come […]

Friday, June 26th, 2020

The Genetic Basis of Trauma-How Fear Impacts Our DNA

Trauma, chemical signatures, and epigenetics Traumatic experiences can leave a “chemical signature” on your genes, which passes down to future generations. This is not by a genetic mutation. Rather, the trauma alters the expression of a gene by turning it on or off. This impacts the subsequent functioning protein that the gene codes. This is […]

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Lumps, Bumps and Body Shame

For over a year now, I have been regularly seeing Tamara Renee or her employees over at The Body Lab in La Jolla, California. She has radically changed my body for the better. Its easy to assess others’ health, but sometimes your own is a bit more elusive, which was the case for me. As […]

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Black Health Matters-4 Action Steps For Restoring Your Health

Black Health Matters – 4 Action Steps For Restoring Your Health It’s a difficult time for the black community. We are disproportionately affected by Covid-19 with black people being twice as likely to die. At a time when many of us are trying to shield ourselves from catching the virus we now feel called to […]

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Hormonal Problems? Could It Be an Estrogen Dominance?

Estrogen vs progesterone and effects on the body Estrogen increases cellular growth, especially in the uterus during the first part of the menstrual cycle. Estrogen also stimulates the maturation of the egg-containing follicle in the ovary. It is responsible for keeping the cervix the right consistency for possible implantation via the sperm. When it is in […]

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Best Treatment for Endometriosis Might be Cannabis

What is the endocannabinoid system? Let me explain a little about cannabis and the endocannabinoid system so that you can understand the science behind this misunderstood plant. The endocannabinoid system (ECS) was never something we were taught about in medical school. It happens to run from your brain to your bowels…and the receptors, known as […]

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Naturally Treating the Thyroid with Diet

What does the thyroid do? The thyroid is frequently overlooked, but it is a critical organ to the overall functioning of your body. It is located in the middle of the lower neck, and it produces hormones that influence every cell, tissue, and organ in your body. It controls your energy levels and regulates metabolism. […]

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