Summer is quickly approaching and that’s great news—especially for those that enjoy all the thrills the warm weather brings: swimming, camping, hiking, fishing, boating, etc.! Along with all that summer fun come lots of sweet treats. From ice cream to cotton candy to sweet tea, it seems there are endless possibilities to satisfy that sweet tooth during the warm months. But, while it’s OK to enjoy those things from time to time, we all know that indulging in these things regularly can wreak havoc on our blood sugar.
Illustration by Alaina A. Oshkosh West High School Blue Light Did you know that blue light has both advantages AND disadvantages? I know! We seem to always hear about how bad it is, but it has some benefits, too. And,
If you have cold feet or cold hands, chances are that you might be dealing with circulation issues. While this can be annoying and even uncomfortable (especially for loved ones who have to hold your cold hands!), there are lots of options to treat this naturally.
Do you find yourself more tired than you should be? Is your sleep interrupted? Are you easily overwhelmed? Has your motivation left the station? If you can answer yes to most of these questions, you may be suffering from tired out adrenals. Enter adrenal burnout.
Ladies, I don’t have to tell you that the symptoms of menopause aren’t exactly fun. If you’re reading this, you’ve likely already experienced some symptoms and are looking for natural ways to mitigate them.
When summer winds down and school again is in session, focus and attention can be a real challenge for some kids. Does this describe a child or teen that you love? (Maybe it even describes you!) The good news is that, as is often the case, nature offers some great options for help.
Water is vital to many functions in the body. It helps regulate body temperature, helps maintain healthy kidney function, absorbs shock to the brain and joints, helps promote proper circulation and maintains correct blood volume.
Did you know that there are drug free ways to treat allergies so you can enjoy all seasons, indoors and out? If you’re not one to reach for a prescription, then taking a look at the following options could make
Olives contain compounds called polyphenols which occur naturally in plants and have been shown to act as antioxidants in the body. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals which cause damage leading to inflammation and illness. Many factors can contribute to free radical damage including: pollution, stress, too much sun exposure, poor diet, smoking, and excessive alcohol consumption. The two main polyphenols in olives are oleacein and oleuropein.