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Heavy Metals in the Body and How to Avoid Them

Heavy Metals in the Body and How to Avoid Them

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can be found throughout the environment. Given their prevalence in the foods that we eat and even the air we breathe, we are exposed to high levels of heavy metals every day. Certain...

Avoid Iron Deficiency: How to Get Enough

Avoid Iron Deficiency: How to Get Enough

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP Iron is an essential mineral that helps maintain many vital functions in the body. This includes the production of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that helps transport oxygen throughout the body. Consuming enough iron is...

10 Tips for Optimum Mental Clarity and Fitness

10 Tips for Optimum Mental Clarity and Fitness

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP Mental fitness is a concept used to help us enhance our thought patterns and overall mental and cognitive well-being. Just as the body can be strengthened through physical exercise, our minds too can be made more resilient through...

Do You Need to Take Supplements? Here’s How to Tell

Do You Need to Take Supplements? Here’s How to Tell

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP Do you need to take supplements? The answer isn’t always straightforward. In a perfect world, all the nutrients we need are readily available from a well-rounded diet. However, many other factors come into play. Simply put, today’s...

Nine Healing Steps Towards a Good Night’s Sleep

Nine Healing Steps Towards a Good Night’s Sleep

By Randi Mann, WHNP-BC, NCMP, APNP “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” Irish proverb Here’s an unfortunate irony: We all need a good night of sleep more than ever to effectively cope with the challenges of these often-stressful times....