Seasonal Depression

During the long winter months, many begin to experience low energy, mood changes and even depression with shorter days. Many of these changes are contributed to seasonal depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Typically, symptoms of seasonal depression become more apparent beginning in the fall and last throughout the winter, and they will

Feeding the Mind

Nutrients for the brain are often overlooked in the discussion of health and wellness. It’s more likely to be concerned with fiber for digestive health or avoiding trans fats for cardiovascular health than to consider B vitamins for the nourishment of the brain. However, the brain requires vital nutrients to control the other biochemical processes

Digestion & Leaky Gut

Everything we ingest passes through the digestive system. These substances either provide nourishment or deplete the nutrients stored in the body. It’s the digestive systems job to break food down into basic nutrients that will be absorbed and used as fuel throughout the body. Even with an ideal diet, if the digestive system is not

What’s In Your Sunscreen?

Skin, it the largest organ of your body and can soak up anything you put on it! If you wouldn’t eat it, why would you lather it all over your body? Many common sunscreens contain ingredients that when absorbed through the skin can have some mighty toxic effects, such as disrupting your hormones, causing allergic