Vitamin D – How Much Do You Really Need?

Vitamin D – How Much Do You Really Need?

If you are paying attention to nutrition or health-related news, you know that not a week goes by without some new findings coming out about the health benefits of vitamin D. However, there is also a lot of confusion about how much vitamin D each person needs as well as the best/safest way to achieve optimal vitamin D levels. The purpose of this post is to try and clear some of the confusion. (more…)

Periodic Detox Can Help Calm an Overactive Sympathetic Nervous System

Periodic Detox Can Help Calm an Overactive Sympathetic Nervous System

Our lives seem so full of things to worry about and/or do that we don’t even realize that our health is slowly but steadily slipping away from us. Even if we can find the time to exercise, many of us perform exercises that fatigue and drain us even more. Rather than relieve stress, most of our activities have the effect of fueling a state called Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) dominance. Periodic detoxification can help calm down an overactive sympathetic nervous system. The key is to perform a detoxification program properly.  Read more…

12 Dietary Interventions That Can Improve Depression

12 Dietary Interventions That Can Improve Depression

Nobody likes to feel down or depressed. Luckily, you have control over many of the factors that can negatively affect your mood. Balancing your blood sugar is paramount in this process. By making the following dietary changes you can not only significantly improve your mood, you will greatly reduce your risk of disease and illness and improve your energy. Enjoy! (more…)

Depression and Pain – I have never felt better my entire life!

When I came into the NPHC I was exhausted, depressed and had been having severe neck pain (pain rated a 9 on a scale of 1-10) for 9 months. I needed medication to sleep and was still exhausted in the morning when I awoke. I had needed naps most of my life that lasted from 1-4 hours in duration everyday. I had indigestion, acid reflux and bloating whenever I ate and my hair was falling out. (more…)