Am I Getting Enough Calcium In My Diet? The Key To Long-Lasting Health

A woman drinking a large glass of milk

Studies show that up to 90% of women and 70% of men don’t consume the recommended daily allowance of Calcium. A Calcium deficiency can lead to bone-related disorders later in life, and these risks increase exponentially with age.  We’ve all seen those Got Milk? commercials, so we all know that calcium is vital to strong […]

Is Caffeine Bad for You? What You Need to Know

A man drinking coffee while reading the newspaper.

Do you start your day with a hot cup of coffee, tea, or even an energy drink? You’re definitely not alone— more than 80 percent of adults consume caffeine regularly. In fact, you may be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t rely on caffeine to function throughout the day. But as common as caffeine use […]

Watch Out For That Fear!

It happens almost every time I go out to the store . . . fear. Not on my part, but with almost everyone I encounter. Here’s what I see and maybe you do, too, if you pay attention. I’m walking down the aisle or even at the end of the aisle when someone looks up […]

Stress, Superfoods and Adaptogens

Stress is seemingly everywhere. From the pressure of job security and the uncertainty of healthcare to family and financial burdens, stress is almost unavoidable. Stress can make you short-tempered, unhappy, tired, and fatigued. Stress causes muscle tension and fatigue, increases cortisol production and inflammation, constricts blood vessels, and raises blood pressure. There are many proven […]

It’s Epigenetics!

Is it possible we experience things in the same way our parents and their parents did? And, is it possible the decisions we make every day are the result of the same decisions our parents made?  Sounds absurd . . . or does it?  Current research supports this notion with the explanation rooted in the […]