Quick Facts About Magnesium Everyone Needs to Know
Everybody seems to be talking about magnesium lately! You might say it has become the “star” of the mineral world. Why? Because magnesium is linked to more than 700 bodily functions. However, 75 – 80% of Americans are still lacking in this precious nutrient. Here are some… Read more »
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 the… Read more »
Understanding the Causes for Depression
Depression isn’t always a mentally induced state of mind. Almost one-third of all people diagnosed with depression may actually be suffering from a physical illness masquerading as an emotional problem. Eliminate the causes for depression (i.e. the physical problem) and in most cases the depression goes away.
There are as… Read more »
We’ve all heard the saying, “When Mom’s not happy no one is happy.” A parent’s struggle with emotional imbalance affects not only the parent but the entire family. Depression, anxiety and mood swings are not something you can just “snap out of.” Science proves these disorders can be caused by an imbalance of… Read more »
What Causes Neurotransmitter Deficiencies?
Dieting is the most common cause of self-induced neurotransmitter deficiencies. Protein deficient diets may not supply adequate tryptophan, which is necessary for serotonin production. Carbohydrate is necessary to deliver tryptophan to the brain for serotonin production. High protein/low carbohydrate diets are a two-fold problem – there is not enough… Read more »
“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.” Hanna Rion
Springtime is upon us and the garden is calling. If planted in the spring, fruits and vegetables ripened by the summer sun will be ready for your dinner table in just a couple of months.
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Smartphones and Mental Illness
There is no denying it, technology is everywhere. More than ever before, our society has access to all forms of technology, to the internet and essentially, to the world. Like most things, this has it’s advantages and disadvantages for our society as a whole. In this information age, it’s imperative that… Read more »
Some Quotes to Brighten Up Your Day
There are days that we all need a little encouragement; a happiness reminder of sorts. It can be all too easy to lose our sense of perspective when life is hectic, when we feel stressed or bogged down in the details of our daily lives. If… Read more »