All partied out? It might be time for a Detox

All partied out? It might be time for a Detox

After a busy holiday season, many people experience symptoms associated with too much partying. Waking up feeling ‘blah’, fatigue, headaches, bloating, digestive upset, skin breakouts, and trouble getting motivated are all signs your body has had its fill of rich...
Magnesium supplements – what are the benefits?

Magnesium supplements – what are the benefits?

What is magnesium?  Of all the minerals on the periodic table, magnesium (Mg) is arguably the most prominently needed and utilized in the human body. Magnesium is involved in many bodily functions, such as supporting muscle and nerve function and energy production for...
Our Favorite Foods to Boost Nitric Oxide

Our Favorite Foods to Boost Nitric Oxide

  Amanda Lovett-Jones – RH (AHG) What is nitric oxide? Nitric oxide is a chemical compound that’s made by the body. It’s the end result of a conversion process that takes dietary nitrates and then converts them into Nitrite (NO2). following which nitrite is...
SAD to Zen

SAD to Zen

All the signs were there…… I found myself sleeping in, rolling over and pressing snooze, and sulking….sulking! What the heck is wrong with me? I usually run at 100 miles an hour, racing through the long list of daily ‘to do’s’ both...
Is stress making you fat?

Is stress making you fat?

Quite possibly it is! Biologically, stress hormones – specifically cortisol and adrenaline are essential to keep us safe in times of crisis. They indicate potential threats and are responsible for instigating anti-inflammatory pathways. But if constantly...
Autoimmune disease? Take a functional approach!

Autoimmune disease? Take a functional approach!

Autoimmune diseases are complex and multilayered. Taking a ‘peel the onion’ holistic approach to your health means you go in gentle, reduce inflammation and work WITH the body, not against it.  For the best part of 20 years, I have worked in the corporate...