best foods for lowering anxiety

best foods for lowering anxiety

We live in a very stressful world, no one can dispute this. Currently there are 40 million Americans suffering from some anxiety related disorder ranging from mild to severe. Though it is still taboo to discuss mental health issues openly as one is viewed as "weak", many people report feeling some level of anxiety, which leads me to believe that a lot more of us are walking around anxious and stressed than we think. 

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7 signs of vitamin D deficiency

7 signs of vitamin D deficiency

I received some interesting health news earlier this week which provided some much needed insight into why I'd been feeling a certain way lately. 

Aside from my rather busy schedule, I've been feeling tired, moody, unable to focus, kind of down, etc. Symptoms I was mostly ignoring, attributing my relatively busy lifestyle to them. Okay, very busy lifestyle. 

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4 things disrupting your skin microbiome

4 things disrupting your skin microbiome

By now we know that the gut microbiome is crucial to our health and well being and plays a vital role in keeping the body in homeostasis. We are also very familiar with the importance of eating probiotic rich foods, but what we put on our body can have a drastic effect on our skin's microbiome and our overall wellness.

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