CBD for Depression: Exploring Natural Alternatives

More than 300 million people around the world suffer from depression. In the USA, 6.7% of adults have experienced a major depressive episode in the past year. Fifteen percent of all adults will experience major depression within their lifetime.   That’s a lot of people. This extremely debilitating disorder can affect all aspects of a person’s life.     Living…

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Digestive Enzymes for Digestive Health: Get to Know Your Gut

Whether you know it or not, you are a powerhouse of enzymatic activity. Our bodies are packed with enzymes. These tiny proteins act as catalysts in biochemical reactions and they exist everywhere and are essential for life.   Around our bodies, they perform many tasks, such as building muscle, breaking down organic matter, destroying toxins, and more. If something…

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The Health Benefits of Probiotics

The word probiotic, derived from a combination of Latin and Greek, literally means ‘for life’. Probiotics are the helpful, healthy bacteria that fight pathogens, ‘bad’ bacteria, and yeast in your gut. They play a crucial role in our health.   It’s a little known fact that 80% of your immune system cells are found in your gut. This portion of…

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Is CBD for Digestion Issues a Real Alternative?

Anyone who has struggled with digestive problems knows that this issue is serious business. We’ve been there too. You’re on a crowded bus or in an important meeting, then suddenly you get stomach cramps — and things get real, very fast.   And while digestive health problems are often the source of an eye-roll and a joke around the office water…

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Using CBD Oil for Crohn’s Disease: What You Need to Know

With 29 states and Washington D.C. already allowing the use of medical cannabis, the therapeutic properties of this plant are experiencing a well-deserved resurgence. After hundreds of years being used by herbal healers, the United States research teams are now finally able to catch up.     Thanks to these ever-increasing studies, there is limited proof that cannabis extracts such…

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Natural Allergy Relief: Conquering Sneeze Season

This year, it felt like spring took longer than ever to arrive. But for some of us, warm weather brings with it a host of far less pleasant signs as well: runny noses, itchy eyes, sneezing, clogged sinuses, scratchy throats, and aching heads. All those beautiful blooming trees and flowers are causing some serious spring allergies and inflammation.   Before…

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Why You Need Vitamin D (Even When You’re Outside a Lot)

Vitamin D — the vitamin that our doctors remind us to take all winter to help keep away the winter blues (or Seasonal Affective Disorder). It’s the vitamin for a mood-boost and a pick-me-up, right? Well, you’re not wrong, but there’s actually a lot more Vitamin D contributes to your well-being than just a mid-winter remedy for keeping away the…

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