One of the most common mineral deficiencies and how to get more of it into our daily routine

I personally believe that a magnesium deficiency is one of largest health problems we face in our world today.  Not only is magnesium is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body (meaning that without magnesium, these reactions cannot occur), but low levels of this mineral have been linked to high blood pressure, clogged arteries,…

Sore from yesterday’s workout? How long should you wait to workout and what can you do to ease your sore muscles?

Soreness that develops roughly 12 to 24 hours after a intense activity is actually known as Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS for short) – the pain is basically due to inflammation. How long should you wait to workout? There is not a specific number of days for everyone, as there are different variables to consider…

Why fat-burners, eating less and exercising more isn’t a sustainable way to achieve fat loss.

Simply put – Fat burners, eating less and exercising more does not create the demand to burn body fat long-term, but it actually creates the need for the metabolism to slow down (resulting in the body storing fat and burning muscle tissue) Basically when we are “starving”, our body wants to hold on to as much stored energy…

What is an anti-inflammatory diet?

Do you experience frequent headaches, allergies, rashes or joint pain? Or do you suffer from an autoimmune or inflammatory condition? An Anti-Inflammatory Diet might be for you. What is inflammation? Redness, heat, swelling and pain are common inflammatory responses. It is important to know that inflammation is a necessary bodily function. Inflammation is a response…

Can your plastic water bottle/tupperware be causing you to have a hormone imbalance?

Plastics are “xenoestrogens”, meaning they mimic estrogens in the body and they can bind to estrogen receptor sites, disrupting the body’s natural hormonal balance.  High amounts of xenoestrogens in the body can alter the states of our natural hormones and specifically allow our progesterone and estrogen ratio to become imbalanced – throwing us into “estrogen…