What are Antioxidants & Free Radicals?

There’s a lot of buzz about ‘free radicals’ and ‘antioxidants’ in the health world. Yet, most people don’t understand what they are or how they work.  Let’s start with free radicals. These are toxic byproducts your body creates when you digest food. They are also produced when you have exposure to pollution or radiation. Free […]

Give Your Immune System a Fighting Chance

You hear a lot about the importance of boosting or reinforcing your immune system – but do you understand what that means, or how to do it? Let’s talk about how it works. Your immune system is a group of cells, organs, and tissues spread throughout your body. Bacteria invade your body, multiply and attack […]

How the Gut Biome Affects the Brain

You know that gut feeling that you get? It might be an actual thing. There is an important relationship between gut bacteria and your mood; what you eat can affect how your brain works. You have over 100 trillion microorganisms in your gut; that’s 10x the amount of actual cells in your body. Those bacteria […]