Native to Central America, chia seeds are high in nutrients, low in calories, and one of the world's best super foods. They can slow down signs of aging, increase energy, improve sleep, maintain an optimal immune system, reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, reduce appetite and weight, and build strong bones. But what do they contain that makes them 'super'?
It’s getting to be that time of year again when each day the daylight hours become a little shorter and the temperature begins to drop. For some this is a welcome relief from the summer heat, but for others, specifically those who suffer Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the change in seasons begins a long, difficult, and tiresome journey.
You may have heard of Leaky Gut Syndrome and wondered what it is and if you have it? Leaky Gut, also known as increased intestinal permeability, is a condition that causes gaps in the intestinal walls to loosen. This condition may allow substances such as bacteria, and undigested food particles and toxins to exit your intestinal walls and enter your bloodstream.