Why Sleep Gets Worse as We Age + The Best Natural Solutions By Dr. Bill Rawls Posted 01-12-2021
Sleep has been making major news for the past few years, for a lot of important reasons: The World Health Organization warns of a “global epidemic of sleeplessness,” since the majority of adults get fewer than eight hours of shuteye a night. Lack of sleep has been linked with many undesirable short-term effects, including irritability (...) Read more
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5 natural remedies you have not heard of
Dr. Bill Rawls Posted 12-29-2020
Open the medicine cabinet of someone acquainted with the power of healing herbs, roots, botanicals, and you’ll find a familiar array: Ginger, turmeric, echinacea, ginkgo, and tea tree oil are among the go-to supplements that are both readily available and effective. And while those are no doubt healthful, they’re not the only ones out there (...) Read more
Vital Plan Posted 12-17-2020
There’s no denying that 2020 was a difficult year, and one filled with incredible loss. But despite it all, if you look a little more closely at the days and weeks gone by, little moments of joy and hope still manage to shine their way out of the darkness. And giving those glimmers of light (...) Read more
Brain Drain Microbial Invaders
Dr. Bill Rawls Posted 12-03-2020
You’ve likely heard about the microbiome as it relates to gut health, but did you know microbes — bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa — occur in the brain as well? As a matter of fact, the latest groundbreaking news in the world of neurological science, in my opinion, is the discovery of microbes in human (...) Read more
10 Natural Ways to Detox & Boost Your Immunity at Home
Vital Plan Posted 11-19-2020
Toxins enter the body through what we eat, drink, breathe in, and process in any way. Once inside, toxins overtax our immune system and detoxification system and leave us more vulnerable to illness — not ideal during cold and flu season, and especially not this year during a pandemic — and make us age a (...) Read more
7 Seasonal Foods with Impressive Health Benefits
Vital Plan Posted 11-04-2020
Halloween is over and Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means fall produce is on full display at your local farmers’ markets and grocery stores. Much of what’s in season this time of year is likely already in your regular meal and snack rotation, such as oranges, grapefruit, broccoli, and cauliflower. But there are (...) Read more
5 Surprising Ways Your Body Changes Over Time
Vital Plan Posted 10-22-2020
You already know you get wiser with age. And of course, there are the inevitable laugh lines and grey hairs that, in our opinion, are a wonderful reminder of how much you’ve smiled and achieved in your lifetime. But there are some other, lesser-known and often invisible changes that start to occur in your 40s (...) Read more
Vital Plan Featured Recipes: Easy, Speedy, Gluten-Free Recipes
Vital Plan Posted 10-22-2020
With summer over and fall in full swing, days can get really busy, and finding the time (and energy) to cook healthy meals can be tough, especially if you’re dealing with ingredient sensitivities and dietary restrictions. To the rescue: Three gluten-free recipes that are loaded with flavor and nourishing veggies and herbs, but require minimal (...) Read more

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