You may eat a clean, organic, nutrient-dense diet, but if your digestive system isn’t functioning properly, you might still be nutrient-deficient. Poor absorption due to a poorly functioning digestive system is not an uncommon issue, and luckily there are things you can do in order to improve digestive functioning.
Adaptogens – What Are They?
Adaptogenic herbs are medicinal herbs that are considered completely safe and non-toxic, have a wide variety of health uses, and aid in reducing mental and physical stress. While they benefit the entire body, they are particularly beneficial and supportive to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis). Thus, they help… Read more »
Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?
Now that we’re headed out of the darkest winter months, there’s a good chance you could be suffering from a Vitamin D deficiency. As Vitamin D is synthesized by the body when the skin is exposed to natural sunlight, lack of daylight and layers of winter clothing make it difficult for… Read more »
How Often Do You Think Dirty?
Thinking dirty isn’t something often recommended as a means to a healthier life, but we at Long Natural Health think it should be. However, before your mind wanders too far toward the gutter, allow us to explain.
Living with Anxiety
Living with anxiety can be a colossal challenge. Daily tasks become more of a struggle and minor problems are amplified. Doubts and fear cloud your mind; worries abound. Thankfully, there are several ways in which you can manage your anxiety that will help you live a life free of unnecessary worry and fear.
Cultivate… Read more »
Food Allergies and Digestive Enzymes
Food allergies and intolerances are commonplace in today’s world, and cause a great deal of discomfort and frustration for those living with them. However, many people who deal with the challenge of eating around forbidden foods may find life a little easier when incorporating digestive enzymes into… Read more »
Get Back on Track After Holiday Splurges
Now that the holidays have come and gone, food-and-alcohol-related remorse is setting in for many of us. Rather than dwelling on our overindulgence, let’s look at the ways we can move forward and recover from those ill-advised choices.
Whether it was an excess of food,… Read more »
The Importance of Self Care During the Holidays
Stress is one of the first things people associate with the holiday season. From difficult relatives to financial worries, stress levels rise for nearly everyone as the new year approaches. Rather than turning to junk food or one-too-many cocktails, consider some healthier ways to cope with the… Read more »