Vegan Diet Not Only Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency. You May Have a Genetic Mutation

If you are vegan or follow a mainly plant-based diet, it’s likely you have been warned about the risk of developing a vitamin B12 deficiency and take a supplement to prevent this. But if you eat meat and still have a B12 deficiency, you may have a genetic mutation.

Let’s Celebrate Women’s History Month By Getting Stronger

March is Women’s History Month. This celebration of powerful and resilient females always makes me think of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But recently, I came across an article about a 103-year-old woman who goes to the gym three to four times a week! Teresa Moore of Camarillo, California says that the gym is her “happy place.” And it all just goes to show us that we are never too old to be strong.

Combat Screen Time With Outside Time

All of us parents have been in those moments of frustration when our child is having a meltdown and we put them in front of a screen to pacify them. Whatever the case may be, give yourself some grace but also do your best to get your child outside.

Why You Will Never See Tilapia On My Plate

I regularly eat wild-caught salmon, which is a great source of vitamins B12 and B6, selenium, phosphorus, omega-3 fats and more. Halibut, cod and trout are some other fish preferences of mine, but tilapia is not one of them.

Trying to Conceive? Test Your Iron First For Your Baby’s Brain

Fetal brain development starts just three and a half weeks after conception. By week five, the brain really starts to develop. At this time, some women are pregnant and don’t even know it. They are also deficient in iron, and this may result in giving birth to a baby with cognitive issues.

Yes, You Can Be Red Light Deficient.

Red light therapy (RLT) is a very trendy topic these days. Everyone is talking about it. As someone who is a big advocate of RLT, I’m happy to see how much traction it is gaining.

Hearing Loss. Another Reason Why Diabetes Can Be So Devastating

Today is World Hearing Day, and the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than 1.5 billion people globally live with hearing loss and that this number could rise to 2.5 billion by 2050.

Calling All Peanut Butter Lovers!

Yes, peanut butter is fattening. It is also a good source of healthy fats called monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. (These types of fats are also found in avocados and olive oil). As with everything in life, moderation is key.

Take a Chill Pill. Or Maybe Some Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 may reduce anxiety as well as strengthen visual surround suppression (which is essentially a fancy, scientific way of saying that it increased focus and helped people not get overwhelmed by sensory overload).

It’s Time to Really Take Things to ‘HEART’

March is quickly approaching, which means Heart Month is almost over. The work, however, to keep our hearts healthy is never over. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both American women and men. We must be proactive. Here’s what you can take to ‘HEART’ to help guide you along the way.

I Tried Acupuncture for the First Time. Better Sleep, More Relaxation

If you look at a person who is receiving acupuncture treatment, he or she may look like a human pin cushion. It may look painful, but trust me it is not bad at all if done properly.

Pastor Attempts 40-Day Fast. Anemia and Low Blood Pressure ‘Perfect Storm’ for Death.

Recently, a 39-year-old pastor in Mozambique named Francisco Barajah died after going without food or water for 25 days! Pastor Barajah was attempting to complete the 40 day fast Jesus was said to have done, according to the Bible. Reportedly, Barajah’s digestive organs failed by the time he received medical aid. He also had acute anemia. They tried to rehydrate him, but it was just too late. He lost so much weight that he couldn’t even stand.

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