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02 Dec

Detoxing the Brain: Sleep and Glymphatics

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), there are over 85,000 synthetic chemicals in circulation today, which is hard on the immune system and elimination pathways. The first step to properly detoxify the brain is to do everything in our power to reduce and eliminate toxins...

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22 Nov

Have Your Sugar and Eat It, Too

Our sweet tooth is more demanding than ever. As a result, food companies add a lot of refined sugar to our foods to make them more palatable. Unless you are eating  food in its natural state, odds are you are consuming some kind of added sugar, and likely more than you think. The average...

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19 Nov

9 Reasons the Lymphatic System Is the Key to Health

Gaining a clear understanding of the body's great lymphatic system unveils the pathophysiology of many diseases and a clear road to health. Microbes, viruses, inflammation, and bacteria all play a part in the progression of disease. However, the lymphatic system, when combined with the ...

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11 Nov

8 Powerful Detox Herbs

Nature is filled with herbs that have a wide range of healing properties, many of which are perfect for detoxification. You've probably heard of a lot of great detox herbs like parsley, dandelion or Hibiscus. This article won't be covering these commonly known detoxification herbs, but instead...

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04 Nov

Concerned about Glyphosate?

Glyphosate [(N-phosphonomethyl) glycine] (GLY) is the most widely used herbicide worldwide. First introduced in 1974, it sells under the brand name, “Roundup”. Since 1996 and the introduction of “Roundup Ready” crops (genetically modified crops resistant to heavy application), glyphosate use has...

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28 Oct

Does Sugar Weaken the Immune System?

The short answer: it depends. 

The immune system is continually responding to endogenous and exogenous stimuli whether from the foods we eat, our sleep and exercise habits, stress, relationships or the air we breathe, the body is always looking for ways to maintain homeostasis. Eighty-three...

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21 Oct

Omega 3's for Bone Health

From our time in the womb into our elder years, the challenge to stay healthy can come in different forms. Bone loss is one of those physical challenges that goes hand-in-hand with aging. However, instead of assuming we are doomed by the effects of getting older, it’s important to consider...

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15 Oct

Key Foods to Boost the Immune System

The immune system provides a robust anatomical barrier that serves as a host defense mechanism. One of these anatomical barriers is the gastrointestinal tract, inside which there are many defense mechanisms such as peristalsis, gastric acid, bile acids, digestive enzymes, flushing, thiocyanate,...

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08 Oct

Probiotics Targeted for Immune Support

Most of us know that washing hands, getting plenty of rest, getting your vitamin D and eating a diet rich in antioxidants and various botanicals (such as Echinacea, Astragalus, Elderberry and mushroom blends) can help boost the immune system. But what other immune-boosting tactics might be...

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01 Oct

Sleep Disturbance Impacts Immune Mechanisms

The function of sleep remains a lively topic as we are beginning to understand sleep helps with replenishment of brain energy stores, detoxification, restoration of function and brain connectivity/plasticity. Sleep also acts as a host-defense mechanism strengthening the relationship between...

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