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

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