More Than Just Sunshine: Vitamin D & Mental Health

By Amanda Perrin7 min read Most people hear Vitamin D and think of it as the “Sunshine Vitamin” or the vitamin that helps make our bones strong. Very few would think it’s the vitamin our brains need to function, as Vitamin D plays a major role in our cognitive health. In the recent years, there have been many studies linking deficiency of this vitamin to … Continue reading More Than Just Sunshine: Vitamin D & Mental Health

The Major Impacts of Sleep Deprivation

By Hilary Adams, PhD8 min read Take a moment to calculate how many hours of sleep you got each night this week. Are you sleeping eight to nine hours per night? If not, you are probably in “sleep debt,” and that can have negative effects on physical and mental health.  It’s not just you; research shows that teens and young adults across the country are … Continue reading The Major Impacts of Sleep Deprivation

Mood Food Recipe: Healing Himalayan Salt Elixir

By Jennifer HanwayPrep Time 3 min Switching your morning coffee to warm water, lime juice, and Himalayan salt not only helps with re-hydration and alkaline balance after a night of detox and repair, but the Himalayan salt provides much needed minerals and electrolytes that support your hard-working adrenal glands! Simply add a squeeze of lime juice and a pinch of Himalayan salt (the pink one!) … Continue reading Mood Food Recipe: Healing Himalayan Salt Elixir

Mood Food Recipe: Sautéed Dandelion Greens

By Amanda PerrinPrep Time 5 minutes Here is a very simple dish that you can whip up in a matter of minutes. Never thought of using dandelion greens before? Neither have most! This is a great side to wild-caught salmon with a pistachio crust to bump up the fiber! PREPARATION1 Bunch of Dandelion Greens (remove stalk at bottom)2 Cloves Garlic chopped1 Tbsp Avocado Oil Pinch of sea … Continue reading Mood Food Recipe: Sautéed Dandelion Greens