Get to Know GERD

GERD is short for gastroesophageal reflux disease.  GERD affects almost 30% of adults and is a chronic condition.  GERD can be triggered by many things that we will discuss in this blog.  In order to be diagnosed with GERD you are most likely experiencing these symptoms multiple times a week.   Since GERD is something you…

Vitamin D It’s all the Craze

Vitamin D deficiency is something that around 42% of Americans are afflicted with.  There are not many natural sources of this vitamin.  Some professionals believe that vitamin D should actually be considered a hormone and not a nutrient.  The reason for this is because vitamin D has to be activated by the kidneys before your…

The Low Down on Pre-biotics

  Since the blog topic last week was on probiotics it is only right to educate you all on how to feed those probiotics so that you can get the maximum benefits from them.  The best source of energy for probiotics are called prebiotics. Prebiotics come from the fiber found in plant products.  These fibers…

In the Know on Probiotics

  There has been an increased buzz around the topic of probiotics for your gut health.  Probiotics are comprised of healthier bacteria that help you digest and absorb nutrients more efficiently.  If you don’t consume supplements or foods that have probiotics in them then you might develop a bacterial imbalance in your gut.  This imbalance…

How to Minimize Waste in Your kitchen

  Minimizing waste and reducing our carbon footprint has been a topic of conversation for many years.  As time goes on we are becoming more knowledgeable on how to minimize our impact on the environment.  Food waste is a big problem in the United States.  It is estimated that in the US we throw away…

Enhance Your Mind While Stuck At Home

  Podcasts are a great way to expand your knowledge and give you a few “ah ha” moments in your life.  I think that podcasts are a great way to spark motivation when you have been in a rut.  Here is a list of some great podcasts that I like to use to help expand…