Vitamin B12 – A Bacteria Story

  Maybe you’ve heard, but an increasing number of Americans are deficient in Vitamin B12 (also called cobalamin). This water-soluble vitamin is vital to our brain health and overall function. In fact, a deficiency is associated with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s Disease. Although people can get this vitamin through consuming animal products, animals don’t READ MORE

So You Are Low On Iron?

  Suffering from low iron? Diagnosed with anemia? This seems to be a common issue, especially among pregnant mothers and those who have recently had a baby.   Can’t I just take a pill? There are definitely a lot of ways to increase your iron intake, but some of them are not so ideal. Many READ MORE

An Herb For Breastfeeding Mothers

  The smell of a newborn…I don’t know that anything beats it. The combination of milky breath from a recent breastfeeding session and the softest, smoothest skin smells like pure love.   For some mothers though, that milky breath smell doesn’t come so easily. Breastfeeding can be tough. Some women struggle to produce enough milk for READ MORE

Were You Given A Prescription Or A Bandaid?

You walk into a doctor’s office with an ailment, spend some time going over your symptoms, maybe even have a few tests run, and then walk out carrying a piece of paper to hand to a pharmacist. It is a pretty common practice and has really come to be the norm in today’s healthcare system. When READ MORE

To Supplement Or Not To Supplement

The supplement industry is pretty large across many spheres in our world today. There are supplements geared towards vegetarians as well as those in the paleo movement, supplements designed to reduce inflammation and even help your hair grow faster, supplements aimed at juice fanatics and for those who simply want an all-encompassing multivitamin. The question remains READ MORE