Estrogen, Your Beauty Secret

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette When a woman’s estrogen levels fluctuate, she goes through bursts of hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain, irregular periods, fatigue, frequent headaches, low libido, and the list goes on. Estrogen is a vital hormone due to its countless roles and functions in the body. Apart from

October 15th, 2017|Categories: Hormones|Tags: , |

Top 3 Exercises That Help to Beat Breast Cancer

by Alane Palmer, ND, CNC We’ve all got that one Facebook friend—we’ll call her The Extreme Exerciser. You know the one. She’s run her daily half-marathon, done 55 AMRAPs at Cross Fit, and posted a sweaty picture to prove it—all before you’ve had breakfast. Good for her! But when your fighting or protecting your

October 15th, 2017|Categories: inflammation|Tags: |

5 Morning Routine Tricks that Will Keep you Productive and Energized

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette Successful people have very similar daily routines. 1. Wake up before your alarm, meaning you should wake up naturally every day. Go to bed a the same time every night so that you can create a rock-star sleep habit. Avoid waking up to a blaring siren

Is Cooking with an Iron Skillet Just What the Doctor Ordered?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette It’s true! Acidic foods like tomatoes can react with the metal in a cast-iron skillet and absorb some of the iron molecules. Cooking with an iron skillet can be a safe and effective way to increase your iron intake. So, how much of a difference does

Can Gratitude Heal Depression?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette A daily mindfulness practice improves many areas of your life. Boosting your mood and creating optimism to relieve the symptoms of depression can be accomplished with a daily practice. In one study on gratitude, conducted by Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D., at the University of California at

October 7th, 2017|Categories: Depression|Tags: , , |

How Fasting for 12 Hours Can Improve Your Health

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Annah Gillette Intermittent fasting is a practice that involves completely abstaining from eating or avoiding certain foods for a period. It has been practiced for centuries, primarily for religious purposes. In recent years, intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular with people looking to lose weight or improve their

October 7th, 2017|Categories: Types of Diets|Tags: , , |
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