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Stress and Sleep Tips

When we are stressed it can lead to diminished sleep, and sleep is critical to immune function. Here are a few ways to lessen stress and improve sleep.

EDC’s, Western Diet and Premature Aging

This is just one article on how EDC exposure during childhood accelerates the aging of liver cells. Then add in a diet high in fat and sugar and the results are not good.

Holy Basil

Revered since ancient times. This adaptogenic herb can help with a variety of ailments. Take a minute to read this article I think you will enjoy it. If you are not sure where to get Holy Basil, you may find it the form of Tulsi tea. If you prefer to take it in a capsule. […]

Use of Berberine as an AMPk Activator

Recent studies indicate that berberine, a naturally occurring alkaloid found in a number of plants, is an effective supplement for helping to maintain cardiometabolic health.

Why Is AMPk Activation Important?

AMPK is an enzyme essential for maintaining energy balance. It consists of 3 proteins (called sub-units) that together create a functional enzyme. AMPK is expressed in various tissues, including the brain, liver, skeletal muscle, and fat cells. The net effects of AMPK activation include ketogenesis, stimulation of hepatic fatty acid oxidation, inhibition of cholesterol synthesis, triglyceride synthesis, and lipogenesis, and the stimulation of glucose uptake and skeletal muscle fatty acid oxidation.

Gut health, the foundation for an optimized immune system (part 4 of the Becoming Anti-Fragile series)

Making appropriate lifestyle and dietary changes, can help us live the life we want; happy, healthy and thriving.

Support Your Immune System With Better Sleep and Reduced Stress

During these times it’s hard to not be stressed out over the unknown. There are many health problems that are a result of higher stress levels. When we are stressed it can lead to diminished sleep. Sleep is critical to immune function. Here are a few ways to lessen stress and improve sleep.

Exercise and the Immune System

( Part # 3 of Becoming Anti-Fragile Series) With everything going on these days it can be challenging to work up the motivation to exercise. Today I would like to bring you a very compelling reason to start or if you have been exercising, why now is not the time to lay off and take […]

Becoming Anti-Fragile (part 2) The importance of sleep.

Sleep deprivation may decrease the production of these protective cytokines. In addition, infection-fighting antibodies and cells are reduced during periods when you don’t get enough sleep.

Where do you want to be when this pandemic is over? Are you ok with just surviving, or would you like to be stronger, more prepared – ANTI-FRAGILE?

Where will you be as an individual? Are you okay with just surviving? Or, would you prefer to be anti-fragile?