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Un-natural Selection: The Genetic Survival of the Unfittest – Part 1

  What the science of epigenetics means for your children and grandchildren. Today we are experiencing a series of strange epidemics in terrifying proportions. As illnesses like diabetes, autoimmune disorders, and cancers are rising at an alarming rate, it’s left many to wonder why these diseases weren't as prevalent in previous generations? New research shows… Continue reading Un-natural Selection: The Genetic Survival of the Unfittest – Part 1

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Breath: Biohacking My Way To Better Health

Did you know that each one of us takes an average of 25,000 breaths daily? But are we really breathing? Our breathing habits have a greater effect on our overall health than we may think. Breathing is important as our cells constantly need a new supply of oxygen to produce energy. Without vital oxygen, cellular… Continue reading Breath: Biohacking My Way To Better Health

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Sleep: Biohacking My Way to Better Health

Sleep is a vital component of true health and well-being, and chances are that you aren’t sleeping as well as you’d like. You’re not alone. Between sleep labs and prescription sleep aids, Americans spend an average of $10 billion on the sleep industry. But what if the key to a more restful night’s sleep wasn’t… Continue reading Sleep: Biohacking My Way to Better Health

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Blood Sugar: Biohacking My Way To Better Health

When we hear the words “blood sugar,” we are often reminded of the candy bar commercial that said, “Hungry? Why wait? Grab a Snickers”. Being too busy to grab nutritious food has been engrained in our culture of people living "on the go". But, maintaining proper blood sugar is a key piece of our bodies' health.… Continue reading Blood Sugar: Biohacking My Way To Better Health

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Toungue Tie, Breastfeeding, and Latch

Guest post by Sarah Early As an RN and IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) and founder of Lactation Room, I have helped thousands of families over the years with breastfeeding. Many people have told me that they feel tongue-tie diagnoses’ are a “fad” now and too many babies are being identified as having oral… Continue reading Toungue Tie, Breastfeeding, and Latch

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Push to Support the Placenta: 9 Reasons Why You Should Encapsulate

At many Medical Centers across the U.S., shortly after the average baby is born he or she will be cleaned, swaddle, snuggled into a hat, and lovingly placed into mama’s arms. All while the evidence of labor and delivery; literal blood, sweat, and tears is disposed of. That is until a recent (old) trend has… Continue reading Push to Support the Placenta: 9 Reasons Why You Should Encapsulate

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The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works

Natural deodorants have come a long way since the first few crystals that promised to kill odor, but left much to be desired. If you prefer to keep your personal care toxic-free and don’t want to smell like you frequent a sweat lodge, then you may want to read on. The best natural deodorant is… Continue reading The Secret Natural Deodorant That Actually Works