Vitamin D deficiency is extremely common, which is very problematic because it plays such an important role in overall health. We know that it's critical to bone health and to the prevention of many serious chronic diseases like cancer and heart disease
You don't need to do a juice fast to detox. In fact, adding a few small, health-supportive habits into your everyday life will leave you healthier in the long-term than doing a once-a-year dramatic cleanse.
That a recent study at Stanford’s pediatric hospital showed that babies today are born with 200 industrial chemicals in their bodies (when they should be born with none!) illustrates just how scary our toxic exposure and buildup is.
Low energy levels are the most common complaint I hear in my practice and among friends. Unfortunately, our busy, sleep-deprived, modern lifestyles leave almost everyone feeling chronically tired. Most people turn to unhealthy pick-me-ups that, while effective in the short-term, take a toll on health and create hormonal imbalances that exacerbate fatigue in the long-term.
Insomnia is such a common problem nowadays, and it's so unfortunate because sleep is absolutely essential to good health. A good night's sleep improves immune function, mood, mental acuity, ability to concentrate, productivity, stress tolerance, athletic performance, and so, so much more.
Unfortunately, the vast majority of people suffer from digestive issues along the lines of acid reflux (GERD), heartburn, bloating, gas, constipation, and diarrhea. So much of this suffering is needless! These symptoms can be very effectively treated and often entirely eliminated through dietary habits and nutrition alone.
The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) defines organic agriculture as “an ecological production management system that promotes and enhances biodiversity, biological cycles and soil biological activity… based on management practices that restore, maintain, and enhance ecological harmony.” What exactly does this mean?