Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone

Editor’s Note: The Lyons Recorder does not endorse the contents of this article as medical advice, and encourages readers with serious medical conditions to contact a professional health provider.
Bone broth has made an epic comeback into kitchens everywhere. It reigns supreme in its health benefits, is inexpensive, simple to prepare, warming and delicious, and such a comfort food.

For a struggling digestive system, the slow-cooked nature of bone broths makes them easy to digest. They are so healing because they help gut permeability and provide a natural seal to the gut lining. This helps to reduce inflammation, while at the same time still allowing other vital nutrients to be digested.

Bone broth is an important source of many amino acids. These amino acids are essential for the production of collagen. Collagen is the basis for building and growing strong and healthy hair, skin, and nails, and

 

 

By Dr. Sara Hart - ND, MSOM, CO registered Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist

The cold of winter is an especially high-risk season for heart attacks. Between the cold weather challenge for circulation and the typically intermittent bursts of intense physical exertion (scraping the ice off the windshield, shoveling, weekend warrior adventures) the heart can be demanded to work harder than other times of the year. As we move through the season and the holidays come and go, bring some focused attention to prevent heart disease now!

The heart is more than just a pump that keeps our blood circulating. The heart serves as our emotional regulator, source of joy and according to many traditions, the home of the soul. It is greatly affected by our sense of connectedness to others, experience of gratitude and love.

 

 

Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
Editor’s Note: The Lyons Recorder does not endorse the contents of this article as medical advice, and encourages readers with serious medical conditions to contact a professional health provider.

We are living in a “superfood” era, it seems many foods these days are deemed worthy of the term. However, there are a few unique fruits, vegetables, and herbs that were considered "superfoods" long before the term was coined throughout our western culture; the goji berry is one of them.

Goji berries, also known as wolfberries, have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. In our modern world, gojis were among the first natural

 

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By Dr. Sara Hart, ND, MSOM, CO registered Naturopathic Doctor and Licensed Acupuncturist

When we take a deep breath and consider how we’re feeding the heart today it may be the things we love that come to mind, or the amount of exercise we’ve had. Just as important is the food we eat to nourish and keep our heart healthy.

Mechanically speaking, the heart is the most metabolically active tissue in the body. It works all day and night and truly never takes a break. As a result, the energy requirements for the muscle of the heart are greater than anywhere else in the body. Mitochondria are known as the energy factories of every cell in the body, and the

 

Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) has been described like getting the worst flu you have ever had, times 10, that never gets better. CFS currently affects more than one million Americans, striking more people than multiple sclerosis and many forms of cancer. The main characterization of CFS is a persistent fatigue. A fatigue which can last for several months and does not improve rest. It doesn’t begin from any underlying condition, and its onset is usually very sudden. For

 

Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
Editor's Note: The Lyons Recorder does not endorse the contents of this article as medical advice, and encourages readers with serious medical conditions to contact a professional health provider.

As traditional medications become less effective against today’s potent and aggressive viruses, natural alternatives are proving capable of fighting off many common viral threats. There are many herbal formulations to prevent

 

Blossoming with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
Every year millions of Americans suffer from clinical depression. Many go undiagnosed. Some simply suffer silently because they are too embarrassed to take positive action. The number of people suffering worldwide has increased by 18% between 2005 and 2018, according to the World Health Organization.

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