Understanding LDL Particle Number, Concentration, and Size

Image by David Cortez from Pixabay  Most of us think of LDL as “bad” cholesterol, while HDL is the “good” cholesterol. This is an oversimplification, though.  LDL stands for Low Density Lipoprotein, while HDL stands for High Density Lipoprotein. These are carrier proteins for cholesterol and triglycerides. A standard lipid panel will not [...]

By |2021-08-20T13:12:05-07:00August 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments

Fiber and the Benefits of Butyrate

Image by Mircea Ploscar from Pixabay  We’ve all heard that fiber is good for us. Butyrate is one of the primary reasons why. Butyrate is a short chain fatty acid produced from dietary fibers by bacterial fermentation in your colon. It’s the preferred food source for the colon, so of course it’s necessary [...]

By |2021-08-13T07:07:24-07:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments

10 tips and tricks to relax for a better sleep

Guest Post by Allyn Gardner; Image by Daniela Dimitrova from Pixabay  "The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep." — E. Joseph Cossman No truer words were ever spoken, but never more so than this year. While the National Institutes of Health previously estimated about 30% of the population [...]

By |2020-11-13T11:57:57-07:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Conditions & Treatments, Health|0 Comments

What We Know About 5G

Guest Post by Dr Mariah Mosley; Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay  5G is a new radio-frequency radiation for our mobile phones, that is currently in process of being distributed across the nation. Some doctors are calling for pause on this “5G Rollout”, and many people are questioning why. We have 3G for [...]

By |2020-06-26T07:45:05-07:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments

How ‘Rest’ leads to ‘Success’

Guest Post by Dr Mariah Mosley Just about everyone in our society gets to a point where they are tired, burnt out, and fatigued, right? In our go-go-go society, being “busy” is considered a badge of honor and correlated with being ‘successful’. Well, is that actually true? Are you truly [...]

By |2020-03-13T08:00:59-07:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Stick to Your Self-Care New Year’s Resolutions

Guest post by Brad Krause at selfcaring.info What’s the longest you’ve kept your New Year’s resolutions? Research shows that 73% of adults drop their fitness-related resolutions before completing them. If this sounds familiar to you, don’t feel ashamed. It’s a natural part of being human, but so is overcoming obstacles. [...]

By |2020-01-03T12:38:08-07:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|0 Comments

Hormonal Causes of Low Libido

Low libido is a common complaint, and there are certainly a variety of possible causes—including fatigue, stress (though there may be a hormonal aspect to this, too—see below), pain or other chronic illness, relationship issues, body image issues, inhibitions, and past trauma. But most of the time when people bring [...]

By |2019-07-12T08:41:18-07:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Conditions & Treatments, Health, Men's Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

Happiness Boosts Your Immune Function

Guest post by: Dr Mariah Mosley Thankfully flu and cold season is over. What did you use to bolster your immune system to prevent illness?  Vitamin C or herbal Echinacea?  Getting extra sleep and drinking more water?  Here's one thing you may not have considered. Psychological Well-Being and Immune Function [...]

By |2020-09-04T11:52:11-07:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Health|0 Comments
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