Summer is officially here. It has felt like a long and wet spring so it’s super refreshing to know that we’ve got a few months of warmth, sun, and heat to look forward to. Of course, summer also means the end of the school year, vacation plans, long lazy days, and the potential for boredom.Read More
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Cancer. An ugly word. A word no one wants to hear or talk about. Unfortunately, each and every one of us knows someone who has been impacted by cancer. You might in fact be fighting cancer. Cancer sucks. There is no other way to state it.Read More
The Facts on Ticks and Lyme Disease
Ah, finally the warm summer weather is here. This means short sleeves, bare legs, and fun outdoors. This wonderful warm weather and the joy of being outdoors does come with a few precautions. You may have heard of ticks and Lyme disease but really didn’t pay much attention in the past.Read More
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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: there are so many benefits to being all-natural. Of course, this applies directly to AHCC, but did you know it also applies to the great outdoors and nature? Study after study has highlighted the powerful benefits that being outdoors can have on our health and well-being.Read More
We’re going to cut straight to the chase in this blog post: HPV (the human papillomavirus) is back in the news. In early April, a report was released by the National Center for Health Statistics that provided conclusions from a survey analyzing the rate of HPV in the adult U.S. population.Read More
The warmer weather is finally here and this means one thing: getting outside. We all tend to hibernate when it’s snowy, cold, and rainy but as soon as the bright blue sky and sunshine return, we’re all itching to get out and get moving.Read More
Slow down. Relax. Take a breather. Enjoy the moment. Appreciate what you have. These are all very common slogans that we’ve all read on mugs, posters, Instagram posts, Facebook posts, and t-shirts. After a while, these messages might simply blend together. You think “I’ll slow down and take a breather when I have five minutes between work, working out, looking after the kids and laundry.”Read More
Around this time of the year there is lots of talk, articles and videos about spring cleaning. Most of this focus is on spring cleaning your house – getting rid of the 10 extra black sweaters, 5 identical pairs of jeans, stacks of worn-out towels, and kitchen gadgets you used once. While this kind of spring cleaning is very cathartic and good for the community (donate these items – don’t throw them out!) – we don’t want you to neglect spring cleaning for your body and mind as well.Read More
Autoimmune diseases are becoming more and more common. The incidences of people being diagnosed with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, Grave’s Disease, lupus, Sjögren’s syndrome, and type 1 diabetes are on the rise. While the exact known causes of these autoimmune diseases is hard to define, we do know that these diseases are all linked to an over-active immune system.Read More
Ah February. For many of us this is a tough month. The highs of the holiday season are over, New Year resolutions are a thing of the past and now we’re faced with some grim weather. Rain, sleet, fog, short days, darkness, snow, ice, lack of sunlight - this is February.