Matcha: The Surprising Benefits

Posted by admin on 10/27/2018 to Health
Matcha: The Surprising Benefits
The benefits of green tea have been preached for years, but the benefits of matcha have only recently become popular. What exactly is the difference between matcha and green tea, and why should you be drinking it?

Think you might have a thyroid problem?

Posted by admin on 10/26/2018 to Thyroid
Think you might have a thyroid problem?
The thyroid is a small gland located in the neck. It’s made up of two different sections connected by a thin piece of tissue. Although it’s only about two inches long, it has many responsibilities. The thyroid produces triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which control metabolism. Metabolism is a chemical process that controls how the body turns food into energy. When these processes are out of whack, problems can manifest in several different ways.

Collagen: Turning Back the Clock

Posted by admin on 10/24/2018 to Age well
Collagen: Turning Back the Clock
You may have heard of collagen as being one of the secrets to slowing the aging process. It has become pretty popular over the past few years, but what is it exactly, and what does it do? Nearly 70% of our skin is made from collagen. It’s a protein that helps give our skin strength and elasticity and helps to replace dead skin cells. It helps hold our body together and is found in bones, blood vessels, the digestive system, skin, and tendons.