What’s your Vitamin D level?

What is vitamin D and why does it matter? The basics: Vitamin D3 is the active form The sun’s rays hit your skin and start the conversion of vitamin D from its precursor to its active form (hence the idea of getting a dose of vitamin D from being in the sun) In New England,Continue reading “What’s your Vitamin D level?”

Snack Happy.

You know the feeling. You’re busy and you’ve got a list of things to do, but you’re hankering for something sweet, salty or otherwise snack-worthy. While it’s seems easy to grab a bag of chips or candy bar, that’s the opposite of easy on your body. Instead, choose a snack that satisfies your hunger andContinue reading “Snack Happy.”

The Importance of Prioritizing YOU: Self-care

“First you save yourself, then you save the world…” the song goes on. While we may initially feel guilty for prioritizing self-care, we must recognize that in order to best care for others, we must care for ourselves. Taking care of ourselves allows us to be at our best, so that our shine can upliftContinue reading “The Importance of Prioritizing YOU: Self-care”

Do you take a statin drug? If yes, this supplement is a MUST.

Many people take statin drugs today for a variety of reasons centered around cardiovascular health. However, most people aren’t aware of a super-important player in cellular health: co-enzyme Q10, or CoQ10 (“co-Q-ten”). CoQ10 is a component of the electron transport chain, which is how every cell in your body produces energy in the form ofContinue reading “Do you take a statin drug? If yes, this supplement is a MUST.”