6 Tips to reduce inflammation naturally

Ryan Kneessi Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Inflammation plays a significant part in many chronic diseases.  These include arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and other digestive disorders, auto-immune diseases, heart disease, and diabetes.  Exciting research is linking holistic therapies as powerful options to fight inflammation.  Most doctors focus on treatment of the symptoms and not addressing the root cause of an issue. Medications are often given to reduce …

What is Inflammation

Ryan Kneessi Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Inflammation is a process that occurs to protect ourselves from further injury, usually as a reaction to an injury, stress, or infection. Short term or acute inflammation is an important component of our immune systems, to help fight infection or injury. For example; when a person sprains their ankle and swelling results, this is a form of acute inflammation. The immune …

5 Natural Tips for Fibromyalgia

Ryan Kneessi Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by muscle pain and fatigue.  Millions of people suffer from this disorder, most commonly affecting women of reproductive age.  Neuro-inflammation aka inflammation involving the nervous system is linked to fibromyalgia. This inflammation of the nervous system can cause individuals to become super sensitive to even the slightest of touch.  This is due to the fact …

Increase Energy Naturally

Ryan Kneessi Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

LETS START WITH THE QUESTION, WHAT ARE MITOCHONDRIA? Mitochondria are organelles found in most cells where energy production occurs.  Cells that require a lot of energy, such as the heart, have the most Mitochondria.  It is here, in the Mitochondria, that the air we breathe meets with nutrients we consume to form energy.  This is a massively complex process involving …

12 Natural Tips to Boost Fertility

Ryan Kneessi Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Chances are you clicked on this article because you are having issues becoming pregnant or you’re at least thinking about the possibly of starting a family.  Most women want to do everything they possibly can to optimize their health for themselves and their baby.  There are a number of different ways to boost fertility naturally which includes dietary changes, vitamins …

5 reasons to take omega 3’s. #5 will surprise you.

admin Phytonutrients & Other Nutrients, Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

 To promote an anti-inflammatory effect in the body. The average diet has a very abnormal ratio of omega 6’s to omega 3’s. This abnormal ratio results in chronic inflammation. The optimal ratio is 1:1 or 4:1 of omega 6’s to omega 3’s. Guess what the typical ratio is today? 25:1.Time to even out that ratio!! Best sources are considered to …

MOMS!!! Introduction of solid foods to infants, after breast milk of course!!

admin Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

The american Academy of Pediatrics recommends breast milk as the only food for the first 6 months of an infant’s life. It’s also a good idea to continue at least through the infants 2nd birthday. Want a strong happy healthy baby? It starts with breast milk. Why breast milk over formula? Breast milk contains numerous beneficial items for your infant. …

5 Reasons to take probiotics

admin Phytonutrients & Other Nutrients, Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Probiotics simply put are healthy bacteria. In our bodies, bacterial cells out number human cells at about a ratio of 9 to 1. Yup, you’re more bacteria than human!! Healthy gut flora play a number of important roles in human biochemistry including being an integral part of the immune system. Healthy gut flora are responsible for the synthesis of numerous …

Why you should eat more pineapple

admin Food, Phytonutrients & Other Nutrients, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Bromelain is a proteolytic enzyme found primarily in the fruit, juice, and stem of plants belonging to the Bromeliaceae botanical family, with pineapple being the one most familiar to us. Bromelain concentration is highest in the pineapple stem, which is typically a waste byproduct of pineapple juice extraction. Bromelain seems to be best known as a digestive aid for the …

Why Detox? Average woman leaves house being exposed to over 100 chemicals every morning!

admin Popular Topics, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Countless technological advancements have occurred in the past 50 years, allowing us a life of convenience, comfort and entertainment. However, those qualities have come at a cost. The past 50 years has seen a dramatic rise in the amount of toxic chemicals released into our environment, with some estimates being as many as 5 new chemicals approved for use in …