The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies

You might be surprised to learn that even in developed countries like the United States malnutrition is a serious problem. It’s especially prevalent among senior citizens. In fact, one in three older adults who are admitted to the hospital are malnourished…Read More Source: The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies

New Study Suggests Weed Killer Is Hiding in Your Kid’s Cheerios

Here’s What to Feed the Family Instead If this morning’s headlines about trace amounts of a cancer-linked weed-killing chemical being found in some breakfast goodies sent you into a mild panic, you’re not alone. The new report conducted by the Environmental Working Group identified a number of popular breakfast foods and cereals that might contain higher amounts of… Read more »

Make way for Adaptogens, the hottest new health trend since cold pressed juice!

Adaptogens are the hottest new health trend since cold pressed juice and even Gwyneth Paltrow swears by them.  Funky juice bars and cool cafes are adding them into smoothies and gradually the word is spreading. What are they and why do we need them? In simple terms adaptogens are healing herbs that help the body… Read more »

Echinacea Benefits: A Potent Natural Remedy (+ a Caution!)

I met my husband walking across the country, and it turns out you learn a lot about a person by walking 15+ miles a day with them. At the time, he was a 20-something guy into sports and healthy(ish) eating and I was into academics and pizza (I know, I know… the processed grains and vegetable… Read more »

Green Superfood Powder: Worth it? (+ How to Find a Good One)

You can’t out-supplement a poor diet (or poor sleep or high stress either). But even with a perfect diet and great sleep, it is still possible to experience nutrient deficiencies because modern foods can be deficient in certain essential nutrients. To ensure we get enough, I make homemade herbal teas (packed with micronutrients) and rotate various green superfood powders…. Read more »