Breastfeeding Can Save Your Baby’s Life

Breastfeeding is directly reducing the death toll of children. An estimated 830,000 babies survive each year that would not have because of breastfeeding. Very specific immune antibodies are transferred from mother to baby that protect the infants from literally thousands of different diseases. Bill Gates’ entire fortune and our best science could not make a baby formula even near the … Read More

An Intelligent Diet Plan

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] An Intelligent Diet: Boost your brainpower by feeding your brain. Here are 6 tips for an intelligent diet plan: [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][text-with-icon icon_type=”font_icon” icon=”icon-tint” color=”Accent-Color”]Complex fats, Omega 3 and cholesterol are vital and essential to the optimum performance of your brain.  Fats regulate key aspects of the endocrine and immune system, blood circulation, inflammation, memory and mood.   Lack of good fats … Read More

Natural Holiday Stress Reliever

[vc_row][vc_column width=”4/6″][vc_column_text] The quintessential picture of the perfect holiday setting always looks calm, peaceful, full of joy and happiness. However, usually in the process of trying to achieve this state of holiday bliss you endure a lot of holiday stress. In fact you endure so much stress that when the time finally comes to “sit back and enjoy” you have run … Read More

The Competing Joys of Life

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Life can get pretty hectic, but oftentimes if we take a step back we will realize that everything in our crazy lives actually brings us a lot of joy.  Isn’t the reason we do what we do every day is because we want to be happy? We live every day striving to be the happiest we can be. … Read More

Thanksgiving Recipes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] There is something really great about the Thanksgiving holiday. For me it really is one of the top two holidays of the year. Spending time with family (most family anyway – there is always that one relative) and friends, taking time to reflect on all you are thankful for, and eating some amazing food! The food part can be … Read More

Relieving Depression (Part 1)

[vc_row][vc_column][image_with_animation image_url=”559″ alignment=”center” animation=”Fade In From Bottom” img_link_large=”yes”][divider line_type=”Full Width Line” custom_height=”20″][vc_column_text] Depression in all of its variations and nuances has become one of the most devastating and costly problems facing modern countries. The economic impact is in the billions of dollars every year due to missed work, decreased productivity, suicides, illnesses, and medical expenses. Not to mention the negative … Read More

Are you getting your best sleep?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1444217885731{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”] Magnesium helps to regulate more than 300 enzymes. A deficiency in this mineral can affect virtually every system in your body. It helps to regulate your heart rhythms and control blood pressure. It helps to maintain insulin sensitivity and keep your blood sugar stable. It helps to prevent hardening of the arteries. It plays an important role in bone-building. It … Read More

Here are 7 common healthy herbs to keep around the house.

1. Stay calm with herbal teas. Tea is a go-to remedy for reducing stress. Just holding a steaming mug of hot tea can help calm the nerves. Calming herbs that make a delicious tea include chamomile, lavender and holy basil. 2. Ease headaches with peppermint. Peppermint can soothe headaches in two ways. If rubbed on the skin at strategic points … Read More

Basic Health for Missionaries

I don’t like getting sick, so I gave it up years ago. I was a really sick kid with continual colds, allergies, and the like. However, it has been eighteen years since I’ve had a cold or the flu, despite traveling to Japan and Mexico often and constantly being around sick patients. Getting sick is a choice; choose not to … Read More

Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed

Everyone knows that in order to be healthy you have to pay attention to what you eat. However, maybe you haven’t considered the importance of paying attention to what it was that you’re eating ate. In America today, the majority of beef comes from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO). While in a CAFO, cows are fed corn and other grains … Read More