Archive for the ‘Stress’ Category

Magnesium: A Notable Mineral Essential for Life

The list of activities that magnesium is involved with is like the Who’s Who of elite physiology. Discover why magnesium is one mineral you don’t want to be lacking.

Quality Spotlight: Compare B Vitamins

B vitamins are easily depleted and supplementation can make a big difference to your health. Check the labels of your supplements and be sure you are only buying the high quality forms of B vitamins.

Three Sneaky Signs of Sluggish Thyroid Function

There are many well-known symptoms of a struggling thyroid such as low energy and slow metabolism. However, here are some early signs that your thyroid is not functioning optimally.

Serotonin Linked with Mood, Sleep, Gut Heath, Thyroid, and More

Serotonin impacts many areas of health, yet remains mysterious. Keep your gut health and nutritional status optimal to balance serotonin in the brain and body.

Yoga Reduces the Fight-or-Flight Response

Stressed? Yoga has been found to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, a branch of the autonomic nervous system that helps our body cope with stress.

High Cortisol from Chronic Stress Increases Alzheimer’s Risk

Research now shows that chronic elevations of the stress hormone cortisol is a predictable risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease years before the onset. Discover natural ways to protect your brain.

Omega 3 Fish Oil Helps Banish Belly Fat

If you want to trim down your waistline, you may want to increase your intake of fish oil.

Coenzyme B Vitamins are Vital for Energy, Stress, and Mood

B vitamins are essential for energy production, stress tolerance, nerve health, and homocysteine clearance. Make sure you only supplement with high quality B vitamins, though.

Staying Healthy in the Midst of Life’s Storms

Our hearts go out to those affected by the recent natural disasters across the globe. Here are some tips to help reduce the toll on health and to run the race of life’s ups and downs.

Stress and Adrenals: Restoring the HPA Axis

There is no private island one can jet off to and avoid stress forever. Use nutrition to nourish the stress response pathway and help your body recover.