Serotonin 101

Serotonin is considered a natural mood stabilizer and assists the body with multiple functions.

You’ve likely heard of the neurotransmitter serotonin. Sometimes referred to as the “calming chemical”, an increase in serotonin is thought to be the answer to many ailments; both mental and physical. But serotonin – and what it does – is a bit more complicated than we might think. What is serotonin? Serotonin is a compound, … Read more

If You Struggle With Depression You May Be Deficient in This Vitamin

Vitamin and nutrient deficiencies can have a devastating effect on our health overall.

Every once in a while, an ‘expert’ steps forward and claims that supplements do nothing for us but make ‘expensive urine’. In their opinion, spending any amount of money in an attempt to raise our level of wellness is simply flushed down the drain. There is some validity to this argument when it comes to … Read more

Is This Sausage-Shaped Fruit The Next Big Energy Booster?

Kigelia Africana can act as an aphrodisiac.

If you’ve never heard of the Kigelia Africana tree, get ready to be amazed. This ancient – and potent – tree offers so many health benefits, it is showing up on more and more ingredient lists to treat a myriad of concerns. And scientific studies suggest it may also become the next big energy booster! … Read more

Dying To Treat Anxiety

Adults are experiencing more anxiety than ever before.

According to the American Psychiatry Association, American adults are experiencing more anxiety than ever before. In a new study by the American Psychiatric Organization, 39% of those polled reported they were more anxious than they were at this time last year. Anxiety disorders affect 260 billion people worldwide, says the World Health Organization. And the … Read more