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Mycophenolic Acid and Immune Suppression

I wrote here on how to identify mold-related biotoxin illnesses. Symptoms can be quite diverse, but can include chronic sinusitis, frequent bloody noses, fungal overgrowth, shortness of breath, fatigue, and chemical sensitivity, just to name a few. If you know you’ve been exposed to a water-damaged building, or suspect you might [...]

By |2020-01-31T10:10:38-07:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Articles|0 Comments

The Benefits of Fulvic Acid

Fulvic acid might seem new to the nutritional world, but in reality, it’s very, very old—in fact, it’s as old as plants and soil. When soil-based microbes break down decaying organic matter, they produce fulvic acid, which is the reason why compost is such a great fertilizer. Think of fulvic [...]

By |2020-01-24T11:31:59-07:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Supplements|0 Comments

Nutrition for Anti-Aging

Eating for natural beauty is pretty straightforward, and mostly about giving your body the building blocks it needs. But when it comes to anti-aging, there are a few specific nutritional building blocks that are most important. Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3’s) and Aging I wrote here on the myriad of health [...]

By |2020-01-17T11:49:05-07:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Beauty|0 Comments

Natural Ways to Lower Lipoprotein(a)

I wrote here on lipoprotein(a) generally—what it is (a cholesterol analogue) and why it is far more concerning from a cardiovascular standpoint than elevated cholesterol by itself. Essentially the concern comes down to the fact that Lp(a) both decreases the breakdown of clots and acts as a strong adhesive in blood vessels, [...]

By |2020-01-10T07:45:39-07:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Chronic Illnesses, Nutrition|0 Comments

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Stick to Your Self-Care New Year’s Resolutions

Guest post by Brad Krause at selfcaring.info What’s the longest you’ve kept your New Year’s resolutions? Research shows that 73% of adults drop their fitness-related resolutions before completing them. If this sounds familiar to you, don’t feel ashamed. It’s a natural part of being human, but so is overcoming obstacles. [...]

By |2020-01-03T12:38:08-07:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|0 Comments

Decaf Coffee — Safe or Not?

I wrote here on the benefits (and relative risks) associated with drinking coffee, and here on the studies showing that overall, coffee consumption decreases the risk of chronic disease. Yet caffeine certainly has its drawbacks. In addition to sex hormone disruption, it indirectly forces the adrenals to pump out additional adrenaline, [...]

By |2019-12-27T09:36:07-07:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Nutrition|0 Comments

Neurotransmitter Causes of Insomnia

I wrote here on the health benefits of sleep, and on practical solutions to insomnia. This is great, if the issue is one structuring your time to prioritize sleep, or minor changes to your routine. But for more extreme cases of chronic insomnia, we’ll need to delve into neurotransmitters (and related hormones.) [...]

By |2019-12-20T10:22:19-07:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments|0 Comments

The Mood-Boosting Winter Vitamin

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a variant of major depressive disorder that occurs during darker winter months when the days grow shorter. It’s fortunately far less common in sunny AZ. But it still does occur. This may be in part because, despite the sunshine, Vitamin D deficiency is still common [...]

By |2019-12-13T08:36:46-07:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Mental Health, Nutrition|0 Comments