How to Improve Cell Energy (Mitochondrial Function) for Anti Aging & Health

The energy of the cell is produced by converting food we eat and oxygen we breath into energy in an organelle found inside our cells called the mitochondria. These organelles are considered the batteries of life, and are found in large numbers in active organs and tissues where a lot of energy is needed, including…

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Foods That Increase BDNF for Brain Health & Weight Loss

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor, also known as BDNF, is a neurotrophin (a growth factor protein) that plays a vital role in brain health and the flexibility of the central nervous system. BDNF acts as a fertilizer for the brain cells, helping them grow during early development as well as supporting adult neurogenesis (the growth of new…

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Fluoride – Good or Harmful?

Fluoride is a mineral found in water, plants, rocks, the soil, and air. In essence, it’s all around us and ever-present. It’s in our bones and teeth as well.  Dentists use fluoride through toothpaste and mouthwashes to strengthen our teeth because it: Rebuilds tooth enamel Reverses tooth decay (in earlier stages) Protects teeth from harmful…

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The Benefits / Detriments of Sugar Replacements

Many people today have a difficult relationship with sugar. Sugar is known to cause numerous health problems, and for this reason, it is usually substituted with different artificial sweeteners, or stevia, yacon syrup, monk fruit, erythritol and the like. But the question arises – are these replacements healthy or not, and are they better for…

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Foods That Boost Immunity

It’s winter time, at least in the Northern hemisphere of the globe, and many people are coming down with the flu or the common cold and other viral diseases. A runny nose or nasal congestion, a sore throat, or coughing, and headaches have become synonymous with winter time, but this need not be the case. …

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21 Powerful Reasons why you WANT to lose weight in 2019 + Special New Year Offer

Losing weight is not an issue you can afford to procrastinate, there are so many reasons why you want to lose weight starting now.

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7 Keys To Overcome Food Addictions

We all agree about the impact that addictions have on individuals, families, and society. Food addictions are just like any other addiction. They bring about confusion, obsessiveness, forgetfulness, fear and much unhappiness in the long term. Although this article is about food addictions, the methods for overcoming this addiction are similar to overcoming all other…

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Preventing Weight Gain Through Breastfeeding for Both Mother and Child

Breast milk is healthier and optimal for babies and mothers when compared to formula milk for many different reasons, and from personal experience as well as findings from several studies, weight gain after birth can be prevented through breastfeeding for both mother and baby in its future life. [1] It’s worth noting that besides weight…

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Cookware: Which Should You Use For Health And Why

At some point in our lives, it comes time to change the cooking tools that we should have thrown away long ago. We may have become accustomed to an old pot, or an old crusty spatula; however, the materials that compose some of these most used cooking utensils may have some health consequences.  Let’s look…

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The Power Of Gratitude – Happy Thanksgiving

Thanks for thanksgiving! What an amazing holiday Thanksgiving is! It gives us an opportunity in our crazy lifestyles to stop for a moment and really appreciate what we have in life.

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