Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
You may recognize collagen from the ingredient list on your favorite lotion, or perhaps notice all the supplements at your vitamin store. What is collagen, exactly? What are its benefits, and how and why you can, and should get more of it into your daily routine?
Did you know that collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in our bodies? It’s in our muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels,

 

Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
As do many other greens, collard greens health benefits includes detoxifying the body, supplying needed nutrients, preventing cancer, strengthening bone, supporting digestion, preventing anemia, lowering cholesterol level and supporting hair growth. Collard greens also help slow down aging process, manage diabetes and improve mood.

 

Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
At the rates kids grow, what we feed them matters greatly to their physical, mental, and emotional health. What to feed children can be a point of frustration for a lot of parents. It’s also one of the most hotly debated issues among moms. One of the best suggestions I can offer you as a nutritionist is to develop your own food guidelines. Get to know the science, and what works and what does not. And most of all, all things in moderation.

I think we can all agree that basic foods like healthy proteins and green veggies are important staples for the little ones, but the issue of child nutrition is hardly a clear cut one anymore. With our children’s busy lives these days most kids just aren’t

 

Blossoming with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
There are so many differing ideas on how we should eat, but one thing that is unanimous among most nutritionists, its very important to eat breakfast. Beginning your day with a healthy, balanced breakfast is essential to your body. Nutritionists say that eating a nourishing breakfast is one of the best habits you can adopt to improve your health and wellness. Among its many benefits include everything from improved mental function to weight loss, weight management, and improved mood.

Sitting to eat your breakfast is also very important. It can be the ideal time to set your daily intentions for spending quality time with loved ones. Rushing out with only coffee in hand after

 

 

Blooming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a compound found in cannabis. Though it is a relatively new supplement for pets, it has proven itself to be a serious medical benefit for animals. It's a safe, non-toxic, natural, effective, non-prescription treatment for pet inflammation, arthritis, pain, seizure-related health problems, anxiety, and it's completely legal. CBD, not to be confused with THC from marijuana, does not have psychoactive effects. It will not get your pet high. As a matter of fact, it has very few side effects and cannot be overdosed. The only side effects seen in pets has been drowsiness.
Studies show that cannabinoids have a strong affinity for the brain and nervous tissue, and are able to easily cross the blood-brain barrier. One of the most common uses of CBD for pets is its use for anxiety and behavior issues. In the case of emotional illness post-traumatic stress disorder for example, CBD use has had a marked effect on it. It also has proven use for hyperactivity at very low doses. (This is helpful as CBD products can be expensive.)

 

 

Blossoming Health with Nanny Bee

By Linda Pecone
Science has been seriously focused on the balance of good and bad bacteria in the digestive tract to help maintain overall gut health. We have been recommended probiotics as a source of helping with this balance. Recent research has been demonstrating the benefits of gut fungi as an important factor in our overall health as well.

In the last 10 years, scientists have discovered an entire community of fungi living in our bodies. Along with good bacteria, it can help absorb nutrients and break down digestive plaque.

 

 

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

Today on my walk I noticed the grasses have matured into an amazing array of color.  Some are showing off a deep maroon blaze across their tips, others are glowing bright yellow.  There are patches of every shade of green and now golds and browns too.  All the while my eyes are admiring this scene, my nose says “Accchoooo!” 

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