7 Steps for Balancing Hormones Naturally (by Renee Norris)

The symptoms of hormone imbalance in women are infinitely long and varied. Mood swings, fatigue, night sweats, insomnia, hot flashes, brain fog, skin problems, and weight gain do not even cover the tip of the iceberg with the symptoms of hormonal imbalance. If you are suffering through perimenopause, menopause, or post-menopause with a plethora of … Read more

Do You Have a Bug in Your Gut?

I did. In fact, two different times my intestines harbored harmful bacteria. The symptoms of both infections were minor—belching and craving carbs. No gastrointestinal distress occurred. So how does a person know if they have a bug in their gut?   Stool tests diagnose unfriendly microbes. Have you ever had a stool test? Most people … Read more

Are Your Foods Causing Cancer?

Some products sitting on the grocery shelf contain ingredients that cause cancer. In 2018, they found the carcinogen glyphosate in many grocery store brands of oat products. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup. In the United States (US), most of the nation’s corn, wheat, oat, and soy are Roundup Ready crops. There … Read more

How to Eat a Low-Sugar Diet

Many grocery store items such as yogurt, ketchup, salad dressings, cereals, soups, and drinks contain hidden sources of sugar. Even nut butters may have sugar added to them. Why? Because food manufacturers want us to buy more of their products.   As consumers we need to understand the food industry ploys. Be sure to check … Read more

6 Steps to Fun Family Fitness

Family fitness is essential, especially because of the inactivity caused by the digital age. Parents compete with video games and movies, so we need to make family activities fun. Embracing an active lifestyle will go a long way toward your offspring adopting that same positive attitude. Modeling healthy habits creates a culture of wellness. Unfortunately, … Read more