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Improve Memory with Autophagy

Jul 5, 2021 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

Autophagy is a very important ‘quality control mechanism’ for cleaning up and protecting the cell from injury and disease. Studies indicate that enhanced autophagic activity has been reported to promote beta amyloid plaque (Aß) clearance in both animal and human studies.   A recent study showed that autophagy improves cognition by enhancing memory formation and reverses memory decline during aging.   The following is a list of strategies to increase autophagy and support neurological function:   Intermittent fasting – eat within the 6 – 8 hour window.  (i.e. from 1 pm to 7 pm)   Sauna therapy up-regulates heat shock proteins.Read more …

Five Ways Your Gut Can Impact Mental Health

Jan 21, 2021 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

In my last blog “Leaky Gut – What’s Happening?”, (Click HERE to Read) – we discussed how a myriad of health conditions are related to the health of your gut lining, but you still might be wondering how a Leaky Gut can lead to mental health concerns?   Quick reminder:  An imbalanced microbiota, thinning of the mucus lining and damaged microvilli can lead to undigested particles of food and possible pathogens leaking into the bloodstream where the body will launch a pro-inflammatory attack.    Although this is a relatively new field of study and a complicated one at that –Read more …

Food Sensitivities – What’s going on?

Jan 21, 2021 | Posted by in Blogs, Uncategorized | 0

Do you have a food sensitivity?  Do you know someone who does?  Does it seem like food sensitivities have been on the rise over the past several years? What the heck is going on?     To be clear, a food sensitivity and a food allergy are two different things, if you’re not clear here’s an article from Harvard Medical School, click HERE.   Why are so many people sensitive to foods such as dairy or gluten (wheat)?  These foods have been consumed for generations by people from practically every corner of the world, and suddenly processed food manufacturers areRead more …

Supplements For Pediatric Health

Aug 13, 2019 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

As you know, I believe that a balanced, healthy diet and lifestyle can help your child to grow and thrive. While most nutrients should be obtained from whole, nutrient-dense foods, dietary supplements may be used when needs can’t be met through the diet or in cases of nutrient deficiencies. Below are some of the top-recommended supplements for children. In addition to these, consider giving your child a multivitamin and mineral supplement providing a broad-spectrum of nutrients to support general health. Supplements also come in a variety of forms, some of which children typically prefer, including powder, chewable tablets, gummies, orRead more …

Xmas Survival Guide For Moms

Nov 24, 2017 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

I LOVE THE HOLIDAYS!  – For those of you who don’t know me, my husband Dave and I have 5 children and as our family gets older it continues to grow, so now we are 9. Nothing makes me happier than to have the whole gang together.   When you have kids with special needs, Xmas can be an even busier and more tumultuous time. Depending on what your little ones (or big ones) are like, emotions can be running high with anticipation, sleep is in short supply thanks to late night get-togethers and the sugar is flowing – soRead more …

Holiday Shopping Ideas

Nov 23, 2017 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

Looking for Xmas gift giving ideas that will help you and your loved ones move into the New Year with more knowledge about how to manage health with some consumable treats to help you get there?  I’ve compiled this list, to make your gift giving a little easier.   Click on the LIVE LINKs (in green) below for details and to purchase   I often just google recipes now and substitute healthier ingredients where required, but if you’re just starting out or like to sit down with a book that not only has recipes, but cooking tips and strategies, nothingRead more …