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11 Common Triggers of Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune conditions have exploded to epidemic proportions over the last few decades; out of the approximately 316 million currently living Americans, an estimated 50 million of those are affected by some sort of autoimmune disorder. To put that in perspective, cancer, a disease…

Top Five Healing Holiday Spices

Holiday meals generally call for more spices, whether it’s adding nutmeg to eggnog or cinnamon to family tradition cookies. Luckily, some of the most common spices used in holiday foods have tremendous healing benefits. These three holiday spices will enhance…

Proper Food Combining This Holiday Season for a Happy, Healthy Gut

One of the fundamental aspects of a nourishing lifestyle is to maximize your body’s ability to digest and assimilate nutrients. Eating foods in combinations that promote optimal digestion empowers your body to use the nutrients to fuel biochemical reactions that…

10 Tips to Beat the Winter “Blahs”

As the season changes, many people experience changes in mood, energy, sleep, and hunger patterns. Like the earth, our bodies and minds gravitate toward restoration, yet society continues at a bustling pace. It’s no wonder that during these seasons we…

Why “One-Size-(Rarely)-Fits-All”

For many of us, the thought of doing our own nutritional research by reading countless works of health-based literature can be daunting, if not completely overwhelming. Is whole grain the staff of life or can it damage the brain or…

Benefits of Vitamin D More Than Skin Deep

Chances are good recently that you’ve been hearing more and more regarding the controversial Vitamin D topic, especially as we make the shift with Daylight Savings into shorter hours of sunlight each day and, from here in the Pacific Northwest…