The Scoop: What’s the Latest on Juice?

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) came out with new guidelines for the consumption of juice in children last month. They scaled back on amounts of juice for all children, and recommended that infants get no juice in the first year of life. These adjustments in...

Antibiotics: Side Effects and Alternatives

We use a lot of antibiotics. For coughs, cuts, urinary tract infections, and many times “just in case.” You could be considered reckless or ignorant if you opted to not use them. “But you could die of a deadly infection that could kill you!” chants the choir of voices...

Losing Weight: Who Wins, The Tortoise or The Hare

Quick question, is it better (long term) to lose weight fast like the Hare, or slow like the Tortoise? Most people would probably guess that slow and steady wins the race. That is usually the moral of the story… BUT NOT SO FAST According to a recent study: “Losing...

5 Fun Ways to Eat Chia Seeds

Looking for new ways to eat chia seeds?  These delicious powerhouses are loaded with calcium, magnesium, iron, protein, vitamins A, B, D and E, as well as fiber and Omega 3s. They will help control your appetite because they keep you feeling full longer, lower your...

Synthetic Vitamins vs. Organic Vitamins

So, you’ve been taking your vitamins for years and you can’t live without them? Well, if you’re sitting there right now, still in pain, still suffering from several diseases or symptoms that are probably getting worse with each passing day, then you might want to...