What Health, Wellness & Fitness Questions Do You Need Answered?

What Health, Wellness & Fitness Questions Do You Need Answered?

I'm working my way through a long list of wellness questions brought to me by friends, coworkers and family members. Are juice cleanses bullshit? Does kombucha really work? What vitamins should we take, and which can we skip? Getting past superficial, anecdotal information into some hard science, these posts will aim to give you some [...]

Do You Need Probiotics? And How to Choose Them

Do You Need Probiotics? And How to Choose Them

The gut is a tennis court-sized microcosm of bacteria that wields much more influence over our organs than was once thought. As I talked about in another post on the "carb-sugar rollercoaster" and how to get off it, we can exercise some control over our health by feeding our gut a bigger variety of whole foods.  And [...]

Learning to Love Your Adrenal System for Lower Stress and Less Illness

Learning to Love Your Adrenal System for Lower Stress and Less Illness

A few weeks ago, I got a cold for the fourth time this year. So I did what any normal person would do, I started googling, "Why am I always sick?" and taking everything I found therein as gospel. Not quite, but I read lots of expert opinions, health bloggers, and a few studies. Then I [...]