Backpack Safety Tips

School is here and parents ask the question:  How much should my child be carrying in their backpacks? Backpack safety for physical wellness is rarely considered by students.  We have never been told to “lighten the load” in our backpacks or have been trained to consider the weight on the backs of children as a…

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Tech Neck

What is Tech Neck? Tech neck happens when people spend too much time with their head and neck extended too far forward over their body while looking at their phone or computer screen. It can also occur when people repeatedly tuck their head down over their chin and hunch their shoulders forward while looking down…

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The Importance of Amino Acids

Amino Acids are essential compounds that play an important role in our bodies. Often associated with aiding in protein utilization and rebuilding/repairing of muscle, but amino acids are vital to our body’s nervous, reproductive, immune, and digestive systems. There are 20 amino acids, while 9 of those are considered essential. The human body does not…

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What is MTHFR?

What is MTHFR? MTHFR is an acronym for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, which is a gene that helps the body process the amino acid homocysteine. At birth, you receive 2 MTHFR genes, one from each parent. It is possible to have no mutations, one mutation, or a mutation on both. The two most common variants are the…

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Adrenal Health

Are you tired from lack of sleep and everyday stress? Or could it be something more like adrenal fatigue? Many do not realize the connection between properly functioning adrenal glands and other health systems. There is a direct correlation between the cardiovascular system, endocrine system, and hypoglycemia. Ill-functioning adrenals can lead to many health complications.…

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Paleo Broccoli & Bacon Quiche

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Course: Breakfast/brunch Cuisine: Paleo Servings: 8 servings Ingredients 1 Paleo Pie Crust recipe baked for 7 minutes (see recipe below) 5 slices bacon nitrate free, cooked and crumbled, OR cooked ham, if preferred 3 TBSP cooking fat of choice bacon fat, coconut oil, ghee, etc, divided 3 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets chopped into small bite-size pieces 1 small onion sliced thin 2 cloves garlic minced Sea salt to…

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