Author Archive for Lacey Sethness

Foods to Naturally Beat the Summer Heat

As temperatures continue to rise and hold at a steady Sizzle, many are searching for more natural ways to cool off than dunking their feet in chlorine-filled pools or becoming evening regulars at their local ice cream shop. Besides walking…

Death by Sugar Series, Part II: The Addictive Power of Sugar

Although socially acceptable, sugar addiction is real. As with any addictive substance, more and more sugar is consumed over time, withdrawal symptoms are experienced when it is removed (headaches, low energy, mood swings), and finally, strong cravings often lead to…

Death by Sugar Series, Part I: Is Sugar Really That Bad?

Sugar is caustic, plain and simple, especially the white, refined versions, which demolish health with staggering ease. Most foods consumed today, processed and homemade alike, contain added sugar. While the more natural sweeteners such as raw honey, maple syrup, and…

Butter vs. Margarine

Butter, whose saturated fat content had all but solidified its bad reputation in recent years, is finally getting the highly publicized, positive attention it truly deserves – and for very good reason.  Those of you who watch cable television have undoubtedly seen the introduction…

Could Your Chronic Health Issues be the Result of SIBO?

There’s a lot of talk these days about the importance of friendly bacteria to the gastrointestinal tract. Intestinal microflora, also called friendly flora or probiotics, play a role in regulating the immune system and keeping the colon healthy. However, most…

Have You Met Our Friend, Spirulina?

One of our fundamental goals at Robust Life Center is to educate clients not only on traditional foods labeled as “good” or “bad”, but on the lesser known “silent heroes” of nutrition as well. Spirulina is one such pint-sized powerhouse.…