5  Ways to Beat Anxiety

There’s no replacement for finding your root cause and addressing that to win the long game. But just because you’re playing the long game doesn’t mean you don’t need some short term wins. Leverage L-theanine. L-theanine is an amino acid found in green tea and has been shown to reduce symptoms of anxiety and physiological […]

Heal Your Gut! Bone Broth Receipe

Bone broths, the richest source of collagen helps to rapidly repair leaky gut and improving overall immune function. Hence, inside the gut it tends to draw water molecules towards itself and that helps in easing bowel movements and keeping intestines lubricated. Collagen is one of the most commonly available protein in our body cells. It […]

An Easy Way to Measure your Health

Alkalize For Health How alkaline your blood is, is an easy way to measure the level of your health. A healthy person has a blood pH of 7.365. Generally, a person who is terminal ill has a pH of around 5 or lower. What Are Alkaline, Acid And PH? Alkaline foods are foods that raise […]

How to go Chemical and Fragrance free!

The chemicals responsible for fragrances in the products you use daily – shampoo, lotion, make-up, dish detergent, fabric softener – are called ‘Phthalates’ (THALL-ates). Like BPA, phthalates are classified as an “obesogen” – a chemical capable of messing with your metabolism. Phthalate exposure is linked to weight gain, insulin resistance, infertility, and birth defects, among […]

Oil Pulling: What it is & Why It’s Beneficial

Oil pulling Oil Pulling is an age old Indian practice which originates from Ayurveda and which is about 3,000 years old. The process involves using a tablespoon of a good quality cold pressed or wet coconut oil. Many people also use sesame oil or olive oil. You put this oil on your mouth first thing […]

Natural Brew for Migraine Help

Two major causes of migraines and headaches are constipation and lack of quality sleep/stress….the build up of toxins in the body lead to gasses that cause not just headaches and migraines but poor skin, hair, low immunity, weight gain, bloating, indigestion, fatigue and brain fog…for immediate relief from migraines, soak 4-5 black peppercorns in water […]

Ways to Incorporate More Greens Into Your Diet

The Word “Green Vegetable” always get mixed reaction. Come what may you will recognize this fact that either you will love them, or hate them but you cannot ignore them. Most green vegetable and food items like leafy vegetable grow above ground and move towards sun, which is a sign of energy, vitality. This means […]

Want to boost your memory and mood? Take a nap, but keep it short

We’re told to have power naps to keep us safe on the road and improve our alertness if we’ve had insufficient sleep. They even help our surgeons stay awake during long shifts. But siestas and nana naps can also leave us feeling groggy and lethargic. So are they healthy or harmful? First, let’s look at […]

Health Check: can I exercise while getting over a bug?

As we move into winter, the cold mornings, dark evenings and rain tend to bring out the best excuses to miss a session at the gym or run around the park. But if you’re feeling tired and run down, can exercise actually make you sick? And should you wait until you’ve completely recovered before putting […]

Here’s what happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania – the “Chocolate Capital of the World” – doesn’t help either of us. But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave […]