Back-to-School Immune Support

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

 Back-to-School Immune Support We have been talking so much about vaccinations, masks, and social distancing - all very essential – but let’s not forget the simple steps we can also do to support our immune system. Back to school presents itself with Delta, in addition to all the “normal” bugs that float around and make their way into our home. Here are some key reminders for you and your family as we head back to school. Restorative Sleep Make sleep a priority. Every evening you have an opportunity to do one of the most effective immune supportive therapies- sleep! Create...

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Women's Health Supplements

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

By Bren Boston MD I would like to impart some tips on how women can support their health.  Women often wear many hats including taking care of the health of everyone who lives under their roof.  In this feat of daily multitasking, sometimes women prioritize their loved ones’ health over their own. Let us remind ourselves that we deserve to dedicate time and effort to our own health. One way to show yourself self-love and respect is to make the effort to prepare healthy meals. If you follow Dr. Weil’s Anti-Inflammatory Food Pyramid, you will notice that in addition to a diet that...

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The Magic of Intermittent Fasting

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Intermittent fasting can promote diversity of gut bacteria, which can lead to positive brain/mood changes and better sugar balancing. But what exactly is intermittent fasting and how does it work to improve gut health? Yes, it is true. Similarly, to many “new ideas” in modern day, intermittent fasting is not new. What is new today being why people chose to do it. In fact, humans have intermittently fasted throughout our evolution. Whether it was because food was not available or as part of major a religious practice such as Islam, Christianity and Buddhism, intermittent fasting is as old as eating itself. And to go further...

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Why Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

As more research is done about the gut-brain connection, and gut health becomes more and more of  a trending topic among health gurus and nutritionists, you may have heard about the benefits of “probiotics.” What are they, exactly, and how can they help you?   Probiotics help keep your body in balance. As you may have known, your gut environment, or microbiome, contains good bacteria along with bad bacteria. The good bacteria is what probiotics are, and they work to stop the bad bacteria from proliferating and causing infection.    How exactly do you get into contact with “bad bacteria?”...

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Top 5 Summer Supplements

Posted on by Luana Viana

We've selected 5 must have summer vitamins and supplements to help you stay healthy while keeping your hair, skin and your gut in tip-top condition.   1- ZINC Zinc helps keep your immune system strong and plays many roles in our bodies. Vital for proper healing process and collagen synthesis, the anti-inflammatory properties are useful against skin irritations. During the summer your skin suffers much more from the effects of sun exposure and your hair can dehydrate and break more easily than usual. POWER ZINC can reduce oxidative stress, helping eliminate some harmful effects of the sun on your body, while keeping...

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