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Green Light Therapy for Migraines

Migraines can be absolutely debilitating, and the sad truth is that medications aren’t enough to help a lot of people. Natural approaches are often a better option, and now we may have a new tool in our migraine prevention toolkit! Green Light In a study at the University of Arizona, 29 people with episodic or …

Vitamin D and COVID-19 Risk

There’s new information on Vitamin D.  The first-ever study to examine the association between vitamin D status and testing positive for COVID-19 was just published in the esteemed medical journal JAMA! Now that’s something to take seriously. Here’s what the study found… The study looked at 489 patients who had been tested for vitamin D …

Stress, Cortisol, and COVID

What puts some people at a higher risk of severe COVID infection than others? It’s the million-dollar question that we don’t fully understand yet.  A new study published in the Lancet found that higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol were a marker of more severe illness from COVID-19.  That does NOT mean stress causes …

6 Foods To Balance Hormones

A diet full of healthy food isn’t only good for your heart and your waistline, it’s also great for your mood and your mental health! Vitamins, minerals, proteins, fiber and fats are ALL necessary for health. Hormone balance depends on protein, fat and fiber especially. If you struggle with acne, weight imbalance, bloating, painful periods, …

Why Do A Hormone Detox?

What Are Hormones? Hormones are chemical substances that influence the functioning of the body. Essentially, hormones are messengers that control and coordinate activities all through the body. Why Are They Important? Hormones help determine weight, physique, mood, fertility, behavior, digestion, and pretty much everything else, so it is paramount to keep them stable. If you …

Ways To Reduce Endocrine Disruptors In Your Kitchen

Endocrine disruptors are chemicals which: mimic a natural hormone, fooling the body into over-responding to the stimulus (e.g., a growth hormone that results in increased muscle mass), or responding at inappropriate times (e.g., producing insulin when it is not needed) block the effects of a hormone from certain receptors (e.g., growth hormones required for normal …

The Top 10 Foods for Detoxing Your Body

Detox is a hot topic, and there are a million products on the market that promise miracles in weight loss, boosting energy, giving your skin a gorgeous glow and even managing your mood.  Whether it’s an article promoting the latest fad diet or advertising for detox teas, keto coffees, juice cleanses, appetite suppressant pills and …