Is Detoxification Junk Science?

'Juice cleansing’ has finally been exposed as a bad habit.

These days, juice bars are everywhere, as are people who are on a ‘juice cleanse’. Drinking juice made from greens and fruit, these devotees believe they are taking in more nutrients, resting their digestive systems, and ridding their bodies of harmful ‘toxins’. The truth is that they are more likely to be riding a sugar … Read more

Dopamine 101

Everybody’s talking about dopamine. Most of us associate dopamine with pleasure – or the slump we experience when we don’t feel it. But dopamine is much more than the lift you get when you IG post gets another like, or your sweetie hugs you, or you get another hit of your addiction. What is dopamine? … Read more

Is this Precious Spice A Viable Alternative to Toxic Anti-Depressants?

In ancient Persian medicine, saffron was often used to treat ‘melancholy’.

Perhaps you or someone you love has experienced a period of depression. According to the World Health Organization: more than 300 million people are now living with depression, an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015. The numbers in the United States might actually be higher. A study published in Pediatrics in 2016 … Read more