By Linda Pecone
Imagine how bright a flashlight can be when we put new batteries into it. Over time however the batteries wear out and the light begins to dim. Your thyroid is much like the flashlight, it lights up nearly every process of your body. You can find this butterfly shaped organ in your neck. It makes thyroid hormones, which control body temperature, digestion, metabolism, body

 

 

By Linda Pecone
I love berries! Berries not only taste amazing they are nutrition powerhouses. They are earth’s greatest superfood. The antioxidants in berries can help your body fight oxidative stress caused by free radicals that can lead to illness. Eating a diet rich in antioxidants can help improve your health, protect your skin and hair, and prevent certain diseases. All fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants, but nutrient-rich berries are some of the absolute best sources. There are several powerful antioxidants that appear in berries, including anthocyanins, quercetin, and vitamin C. Berries contribute to the health of collagen, which helps maintain cartilage stores and aids in joint flexibility. Eating vitamin C–rich berries will contribute to radiant skin and healthy hair, and may

 

 

By Linda Pecone
While there is some distinction between fear and anxiety, sometimes it's merely a matter of linguistics. Sometimes we distinguish the two by our bodily experience. The neurobiology of fear however is quite different than the neurobiology of anxiety. To make the distinction let’s compare, for instance, being held at knife point the reaction, the sudden pounding of our heart and adrenaline rush is

 

 

 

By Linda Pecone
When we do things here in America, we tend to do them big, big, big. There are whole cookbooks dedicated to green smoothies. We see them in our juice and smoothie bars, they are on the shelves of just about every grocery store. We dedicate week long cleanses to green smoothies. The web is

 

By Linda Pecone

It was the holiday season, we stayed up late shopping, wrapping, worrying, traveling or hosting. When it’s all over we were left more tired than ever. There are many types of sleep issues; some are as simple as being over stressed, such as the holidays, some are caused

 

 

 

By Linda Pecone
I love the power of plants. They have the power to heal as well as the power to harm if we do not understand the way of them. Echinacea is one such plant. If there is one plant that has become mainstream it would be Echinacea. It’s often referred to as the “antibiotic” herb. It can replace the over use of antibiotic drugs, and while that’s a good thing, it should not be over used, or

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