It is that time of year again when the sun is out and the weather starts getting warmer. What does that mean? Summer and swim suit season is right around the corner. This tends to be the time that most of us start to really emphasize that diet, body sculpting and workout regimen. You may […]


A good majority of our hormones are produced in the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland is known as the master gland that controls the functions of other important glands, such as the adrenal gland. The human body has two adrenal glands, one sits on top of each kidney.


Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body. While it plays several important roles in the health of your body and brain, most people do not get enough of it. Some of its many functions include helping with muscle and nerve function, regulating blood pressure, and supporting the immune system. Involved in […]


A good majority of us experience gastrointestinal issues at some point in our lives. Common symptoms can range from mild heartburn, indigestion, bloating and constipation, to the more intense case commonly known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Between 3 and 20 percent of Americans experience IBS. The condition affects more women than men. Some people […]


As many of us know, estrogen is the main female sex hormone that in a woman’s body. It is very common for estrogen levels to fluctuate at various times of the month and through a woman’s lifetime. It is found in both men and women. While its main role is to manage the reproductive system, […]


Bones are the skeleton that keeps us together and keeps us mobile. Hormones are really important to bone health and strength. When we are young, we don’t really think of it in those terms. We don’t think about how strong or weak our bones are or how important it is to keep them strong. We […]


Sugar is one of those controversial topics when it comes to our health. Naturally, it is in all foods that contain carbohydrates, such as fruits and vegetables, grains, and dairy. Consuming these foods in moderation can be ok. We must be wary of added sugar. Consuming vast amounts of it is the biggest problem contributing […]


Millions of people are bloated right now. Maybe you have trouble closing that zipper after a meal. Or maybe you just feel so filled up with air. You may even notice that food baby only comes around after eating a specific food. Either way, bloating comes in many forms and happens for many reasons. A […]


Whether you are male or female, most of us all want those luscious locks of hair forever. I doubt that any of us wish to be bald, or want to have that receding hairline, or deal with clogged drains from all the hair loss in the shower. Many of the causes involve hormones. We have […]


Your thyroid—a small gland in your neck—has a huge impact on your body. It produces the thyroid hormone (TH), which is responsible for several functions including management of your metabolism, heartbeat, temperature, mood, bowel movements, and more, in check. When the thyroid does not produce enough TH, this is an underactive thyroid. A thyroid health […]