Could your health issues actually be due to nutrient deficiencies?

  Many nutrition professionals generally advise that a healthful, balanced diet can provide most people with the nutrients essential for good health.   Fruit and vegetables naturally contain a number of beneficial nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and other biologically active components – or phytochemicals.   In fact, it has been documented that[…]

An easy way to hack willpower and self-control, backed by research in social psychology

You’ve probably heard about the marshmallow test. A small group of preschool children between 3 to 5 years old are each offered a marshmallow and given two choices; eat the treat immediately, or wait until the researcher returns and receive a second marshmallow. No threats of punishment on failure, just the promise of reward if[…]

10 signs you may have a hormone imbalance – and what to do about it

Hormones are like chemical messengers, and govern nearly every cellular action in our body.   While very important, our sex hormones like estrogen, progesterone and testosterone, are actually not essential for our survival.   They’re responsible for sexual functioning and fertility, as well as in more of a “beauty” capacity – keeping our skin, hair[…]