What I’m doing to protect myself during COVID-19

We are all living in a difficult and confusing time. It can also feel scary, with so much uncertainty. Many of us want to know what to do to be in the best state of health possible. Myself, I follow a combination of information from the news, epidemiologists, virologists, infectious diseases specialists, government recommendations and orders, Functional Medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, my own life experience, and common sense.

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How to support your immune system

Immune system health is at top of mind for just about everything right now. It’s important to support our immune systems so we are more resilient to infection. A healthy lifestyle is the foundation for immune health. It takes consistency, and an overall healthy lifestyle to really build strong immune support. Don’t be fooled by the “immune boosters” that are out there everywhere now. We can’t just boost our immune systems overnight.

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How to take collagen: types & benefits of collagen

Collagen is one of the body’s greatest proteins, as it makes up about a third of the body’s protein amount. But, what exactly is collagen? Collagen plays an important role in the body through the connective tissue, as well as providing the skin with structure and strengthening the bones. Collagen can be thought of as the glue that holds certain parts of the body together.

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What is intuitive eating?

Ever heard of intuitive eating and wanted to try it out? Maybe the thought of it has piqued your interest but the how-to really puzzles you. With diet-culture influencing both our food choices and the way we view our bodies on a daily basis, intuitive eating offers us a big “deep breath” if we let it.

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