Choosing Paleo for Breast Cancer Prevention

October is breast cancer awareness month. Based on current incidence rates, 12.9% of women born in the United States today will develop breast cancer at some time during their lives (1). Genetics play a role; BRCA1 and BRCA2 are the most common cause of hereditary breast cancer is an inherited mutation in the BRCA1 or […]

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Fair Trade Flowers

Who doesn’t love a bouquet of flowers on the kitchen counter or on their bedside table? Not only pleasing to the eye, flowers can help improve one’s mood, boost memory function, help with relaxation and even increase energy! (1, 2) If you’re growing them in your garden, or better yet, if flowers that naturally live […]

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Do I Need Powdered Collagen?

With the growing awareness of gut health, gut dysfunction and the gut brain axis, a plethora of products have popped on the market, each claiming to be a panacea of one sort or another. Some are valid. Probiotics undoubtedly can play a significant role in healing a leaky gut, as can fermented foods;  shifting away […]

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Bone Broth 101

Have you heard? Bone broth is the hot (or cold), trending drink / meal replacement / (dare I say?) recovery drink from sport (if you’re training fasted) and if you haven’t experienced yet, now is the time to dive in and learn more. But just exactly what is it? Interestingly, bone broth is not actually […]

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