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Postpartum is a Time of Recovery, Rest and Rejoicing
Dr. Chris Meletis, N.D., discusses postpartum, sharing suggestions of recovery, rest and rejoicing.*
Winter Wisdom
For those who cherish the winter season, the colder and darker days present a perfect opportunity to slow down and engage more deeply with our thoughts. Learn about ways to stay balanced during winter months.
EMFs and the Human Biofield
By adopting these practices and incorporating balancing elements and herbs into our daily lives, we can help promote a healthier interaction between EMFs and our biofield, potentially reducing any negative effects.
Aging Well at the Cellular Level
Using the lifestyle pillars of health along with herbs, learn functional advice on how to naturally support your body through the aging process.
Staying Healthy as a Male in 2023 and Beyond
As we focus on men’s health this month, our blog contributor, Dr. Chris Meletis, N.D., discusses IMS (Irritable Male Syndrome), sharing suggestions to help address its symptoms.*
The Yin and Yang of Mushrooms and Herbs
Mushrooms are ever-increasing in popularity, for both their sustainable nature and for their wide-range of health/nutritional benefits. They are a gentle compliment to herbs, and can help provide immune balance, stamina and support for brain health.*
Follow the Circadian Rhythm Leader – A Mother Like No Other
When it comes to health and wellbeing, there are so many “leaders” with messaging that is often in conflict with another visionary who is heavily armed with their own version of their panacea. Since I have been studying Ayurveda, I...
It’s a Fine Line Between Anxiety and Excitement
Anxiety is probably the biggest social epidemic of our time and the statistics on this alone are enough to cause a spike in our stress hormones!
Eyes Love Lutein… and Greens!
Aging, modern lifestyle choices and seasonal changes can all create issues for our vision. Give your overworked and underpaid eyes some extra love (naturally) with our Eyes Love Lutein™ formula*. Plus, learn about other holistic eye health practices from our in-house herbalist, Joanne Roberts.
Lemon Balm. Tea, Extract or Herbal Capsule?
In-house Ayurvedic Health Coach and Herbalist, Joanne Roberts, highlights the medicinal qualities and applications of herbal superstar, Lemon Balm. She also discusses the many benefits between various delivery methods like capsules, extracts and teas.
Self-Care, Stress Resilience and Hormesis
Stress resilience is a result of a balanced system and repeated low dose stress from exercise, cold showers, fasting, and also from diet and herbs. The process is known as hormesis. A recent paper discussed the Mediterranean diet and attributes the process of hormesis from certain food compounds to the success of this diet. In recognition of Father’s Day this month, we are extending an invitation to develop a regular self-care practice of ingesting some herbal hormetins for year-round resilience.
Nourishing the Heart
Q: Is it true that food alone is sufficient to nourish the body? For instance, for heart health?

A: I share with my patients this simple illustration: A health-promoting diet is like the tiles on a kitchen counter.
Nourish to Flourish in 2021
We have learned and survived much this last year. 2020 was riddled with a reawakening of health and wellness truths that we need to fortify our minds and bodies. Learn some simple, non-stressful ways to better fortify bodies from the rages of modern living and uncertain times.
Building Immunity from Within: Part 2 of 2
Learn how to take care of your immune system through improved gut health.
Building Immunity from Within (Part 1 of 2)
I'd like to bring more focus on eating to support and nurture our microbiome; the community “ecology” of bacteria that live in our gastrointestinal tract. 
The next time you contemplate making a meal, please ask yourself this simple question: “When you eat, who are you feeding and fueling?”
Why Organic Plants Provide Greater Health Benefits
Normally when we are in the store eyeing the organic tomatoes in comparison to their cheaper counterparts, we only really consider paying more because we desire a food without synthetic chemical pesticides and herbicides. Perhaps equally important are the natural compounds that are higher in organic food according to studies. Yes, that tomato may be more expensive, but did you know that it has higher levels of antioxidant and antioxidant activity compounds including polyphenols, vitamin C, lycopene, quercetin, and kaempferol?
Finding Your Summer Zen
Who would have imagined that 2020 would bring such disruption to the lives of humanity around the globe? As we are in the midst of summertime, a season that typically conjures a sense of nostalgia, joy, and fond memories of grand adventures, many of us are sequestered in our homes.
Stress and Anxiety
Q.  I am feeling super stressed out and would normally say that I can weather virtually anything. Yet, the current situation here and in the world is honestly getting the better part of me. Help!
Wellness for Women
Q.  I know you can’t give me individual medical advice, but might there be a couple of supplements that may nourish my body? My medical doctor knows that I have monthly breast pain and menstrual cramps with general body pain that lasts for 3 to 5 days. They suggested OTC medications. Is there something natural that I should talk to my medical provider about and try for a couple of months?
Nurturing your Body During Turbulent Times

It is officially time to help your body “adapt” with adaptogens

It is amazing how resilient and adaptable human beings are. And even as we are challenged in this ever-changing world, we are managing to redefine “normal” and collectively support each other in new ways.

Ideas for Reducing Holiday Stress
Q. I am feeling guilty about not getting excited about the holidays like I use too. I am a parent of two wonderful young kids and have a loving significant other, but over the last couple of years I am just not feeling the joy around the winter holiday season like I use to. I am finding it more stressful and I feel worn out. Do you have any advice?