Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin also known as Cobalamin. This vitamin is getting a little more notoriety in the medical community as it is being recognized for its importance in the body. It is an essential vitamin required by all the systems of the body, including red blood cell formation, DNA synthesis, and metabolism, and when there isn’t enough the symptoms that present can be life altering. One of the most obvious symptoms with a B12 deficiency is fatigue, as this can be related to a type of anemia. Other symptoms you could encounter are: weakness, constipation, loss... Read More »


Did you know that current American diet, is critically lacking variety as well as nutrient dense options that provides our bodies with a foundation of health? It is extremely challenging to get a full spectrum of necessary nutrients from whole foods, particularly if your diet is also seeded with inflammatory foods such as sugar, dairy, wheat, and soy. If you were to supplement with each individual vitamin and mineral to try and fill the gaps would take all day just to get them in your body.  That’s why multivitamins are important option to look at when we discuss how to... Read More »


Turmeric has historically been used as a spice and a medicinal herb.  Recent studies show that the active compound named curcumin is what makes this spice so special. Curcumin is found in a relatively small amount in turmeric, however it is powerful. Although science is able to narrow down compounds that are truly magical in their function, herbal medicine knows that it is the whole of the plant that makes the medicine work its best.  Therefore, in my opinion, even though you can specifically purchase curcumin, I believe you will receive greater benefit from turmeric as a whole. So, let’s... Read More »