Anxiety and Depression – Brain On Fire?

Depression, Anxiety and other mental disorders have reached epidemic proportions.  In the U.S., the national rate of anxiety in 2019 tripled from 8.1% to 25.5%, and depression almost quadrupled from 6.5% to 24.3%. What is going on? The present paradigm of treating these type of mental disorders lies in balancing the neurotransmitters through pharmaceutical agents… read more ›

Can Fermented Foods Make You More Sociable?

It may seem farfetched but, apparently, it’s not. I love fermented foods! I’m not going to lie and say that I’ve always loved it, it was a slow burn relationship, rather than love at first taste. In my defense, the first fermented food I tasted was while I was growing up, and it was dried… read more ›

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME

Picture this: You’re leaning over in your chair, clutching your gut, eyes closed, teeth clenched, as your gut aches and swirls with discomfort. Sounds pretty miserable, right? Well for those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), this is their reality. IBS is a common digestive disorder affecting two out of ten people living in… read more ›