Your thyroid – a small, butterfly-shaped gland in your neck – not only helps regulate metabolism, but it’s also involved in the delivery and use of energy, body temperature regulation, mood and thinking, and even digestion. Thyroid hormone is essential; all our cells, tissues, organs, and glands require sufficient thyroid hormone to fully function.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken an unprecedented toll on lives and economies around the world. As countries continue to work to turn the tide of the pandemic, plans and measures are being put in place to set us on the path to a green recovery. Forests have a key role to play in these efforts.
Strengthening your immune system is essential in weathering the winter and is an even bigger priority now, as we’re facing the triple threat of colds, flu, and other viruses. As if this year needed any more drama, contracting one illness could potentially leave us vulnerable to catching others.
We’re in the middle of an invisible battle and it’s critical to level-up a defensive strategy. By being proactive and following a consistent plan we can ensure our front-line soldiers (our immune cells) are well-nourished and can go the distance.
While hot soups, citrus fruits, or synthetic Vitamin C are some of the most common go-to’s, there is a holistic, formidable ally you may not be aware of Camu Camu.
Although most of us will have a small Thanksgiving dinner this year, we are still likely to overeat. That’s part of feasting! I don’t know about you, but by the time dessert arrives I’m full! I feel stuffed — a little to a lot uncomfortable, depending on how much I overate. Although I love pumpkin pie, pecan pie and apple pie, even better with whipped cream, my stomach is just not ready for it. But for a number of years now, I have solved that dilemma!