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Learn how to use natural vitamins, herbs and minerals to help you have a life worth living featuring Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis!


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Learn how to use natural vitamins, herbs and minerals to help you have a life worth living featuring Dr. Stephen and Janet Lewis!




How to Approach Arthritis and Inflammation

Arthritis and joint pain can be debilitating, and it's often difficult to find the cause. Activity level, genetics, age, and nutrition all play a role, but more research is showing a link between inflammation and arthritis. Inflammation is believed by many experts to be one of the main causes for many of the chronic conditions that affect people today. Fortunately, there are things you can do to support your body and your joints, and potentially lower inflammation. In this week's show we'll...


Advanced Gut Health: How to Handle H. Pylori

We have discussed the importance of gut health many times and how much it affects your overall health. However, some people have cleaned up their diet and are taking probiotics, but they still struggle with gut issues. One possibility for this is a little-known parasite called H. pylori. H. pylori can cause many different symptoms and can have a profound impact on gut health in general, as well as potentially lead to an increased risk of certain types of cancers. In this week's show we'll...


Factors That Contribute to Weight Gain

With a new year beginning, many people make resolutions, with one of the most common ones being to lose a certain amount of weight or become more physically active. However, many people give up before January even ends, as losing weight can be difficult and frustrating, especially when you think you are doing everything right, but still not seeing the scale change. Unfortunately there are several things that can contribute to weight gain that you may not have addressed, or may not have even...


Best Ways to Slow Down Your Immune System

There are several habits that many people have that can negatively affect the immune system. Your activity level, sugar and carbohydrate intake, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, how much caffeine you have each day, and many other things can potentially lower your immune system's ability to fight off infections. Fortunately, you can change these things and implement healthy, daily habits to give your immune system what it needs to function optimally. In this week's podcast episode we'll go...


Finding Joy and Being Grateful

As the new year begins and the holiday season comes to an end, many people abandon the focus on gratitude they had during the holidays, but being grateful is important all year, and can even potentially have some health benefits. Focusing on what you have instead of what you are lacking can be a great way to improve your mood and general outlook on life, as well as decrease stress levels. Lower stress levels may lead to a lower risk of stroke and heart attacks, along with many other...


How Chronic Inflammation is Related to Anxiety

As chronic inflammation becomes increasingly common, anxiety and chronic diseases also become more common. Inflammation has been to shown to influence mood, weight, cognitive function, formation of certani diseases, and much more, but why is it getting worse? Many experts point to our diets and daily exposure to environmental toxins as the main reasons for the exponential rise in inflammation and chronic disease. In this week's episode we'll discuss how chronic inflammation is related to...


Can You Reduce Brain Fog?

Brain fog is a very common problem that can have many different causes. It could be caused by food sensitivities, sleep deprivation, dehydration, nutritional deficiencies, and certain medications and health conditions. Fortunately there are many things you can do to help reduce brain fog like taking supplements to correct any nutritional deficiencies, removing foods from your diet that you are sensitive to, getting enough sleep each night, etc. In this episode we'll go over some basic things...


Probiotics for Immune System and Stress

More people are beginning to understand how important gut health is to our overall health, and how it influences everything from our immune system function to our emotional health. One of the most important things to do for gut health is taking a probiotic each day, so we wanted to explain some of the differences between the different probiotics, and how probiotics can be useful for improving your immune system and stress levels. We'll also go over some other things you can do to support gut...


Emotional Health Takes Physical Effort

With the holidays quickly approaching, and the many stressful events that occurred this year, many people are looking for ways to lower stress levels and improve their emotional health. However, many people are unaware of the connection between physical health and emotional health. In this week's episode we'll discuss some of the diet and lifestyle changes that could have a positive effect on both physical and emotional health, and why emotional health takes physical effort to see the...


Is it an Affair of the Heart?

With heart diseasee being the most common cause of death in the United States, it's important that we do everything we can to support a healthy heart. Stress, along with a poor diet and other lifestyle factors, can play a large role in the development of heart disease. Throughout this year, many people across the country have reported being much more stress than usual due to the current situations happening around the country and world. This stress can take a toll on the heart and the rest...


Happy Liver Makes a Happy Life

The average American encounters so many different environental toxins each day. Some experts estimate that we are exposed to hundreds of different chemicals every day, and some experts believe it could be as high as tens of thousands of differenct chemicals. They can be found in our air, food, water, cosmetics, soaps, cleaners, clothes, etc., and can cause a myriad of health issues over time. Our liver has many functions in the body, but one of its most important functions is the filtering...


Start When You're Young to Protect Your Brain

Many people only consider the health of their brain when they notice their memory getting worse, but supporting the health of your brain when you're young can make a big difference later in life. Often, once a person's memory is severely affected, it may be too late to fully heal the brain, but there are still plenty of things you can do to help support the brain. In this week's episode we'll discuss some of the things you can do to support a healthy brain, as well as the importance of...


Is it COVID, Flu, or Allergies?

With flu season approaching and seasonal allergies starting, it can be difficult to know what the differences of each of these issues are, and how to support the immune system throughout the fall and winter. In this week's episode we'll review some of the differences between these issues, and discuss if it could be COVID, flu or allergies. We will also talk about what vitamins and minerals may help support a healthy immune system, as well as some dietary and lifestyle changes you can...


Little Known Facts About Depression

Depression and anxiety have become much more common this year due to the unprecedented events that have happened, and the demand for products and medications that help treat these issues has greatly increased. While most people know the typical symptoms of depression and anxiety, there are some other things you may not know about these conditions. In this week's podcast episode we'll discuss some little known facts about depression, like how certain vitamin deficiencies and food...


Is Gluten the Hidden Cause?

With chronic conditions affecting almost half of the U.S. population, health experts have started to consider other potential causes of these conditions. Exposure to environmental toxins, stress, trauma, and genetic predispositions can all play a role in the development of certain chronic health conditions, but food sensitivities could also have a big influence. Food sensitivities and allergies are much more common than they used to be, and the symptoms are often minimal or mimic other...


How Much Vitamin D is Right for Me?

Most people know that vitamin D deficiencies are very common, and many people supplement with vitamin D daily, but how do you know how much to take? The ability to absorb vitamins can vary widely from person to person, so it can be difficult to know how much to supplement with each day. In this week's show we'll discuss how much vitamin D is right for you, what can help make it more absorbable, and we'll go over a few of the many benefits of having adequate vitamin D levels. Products...


Are You in Optimal Health?

Many people don't take their health seriously until a new symptom arises or they are diagnosed with a serious condition, but we should all be doing our best to be as healthy as possible even when we feel good. There are many habits and lifestyle changes you can implement that may help support health and quality of life, as well as potentially reduce the risk of developing certain conditions later in life. In this week's show we ask if you are in optimal health, and give some tips on what you...


Acid Indigestion, and Bloating

Gut issues are more common than ever, and acid reflux, indigestion, and bloating are a few of the most common complaints. Although you may have suffered with these issues for years, there are several dietary and lifestyle changes you can implement that may help reduce how often you experience them. In this week's episode we'll go over some dietary factors that could contribute to digestive issues, as well as discuss the benefits of digestive enzymes and other supplements designed to support...


Are You Having Trouble Breathing?

We've been getting questions about what you can do to help support the health of the respiratory system. Fortunately, there are several things you can do for respiratory health like taking certain strains of probiotics and certain mushrooms that can help support the lungs. Consuming foods and supplements that support the immune system can also help support the lungs, as well as increase the body's ability to fend off illnesses. In this week's show we'll discuss some things you can do if you...


How Blood Sugar Affects Immunity

Blood sugar problems are more common than ever, and are still rising. There are many things that can affect blood sugar, with diet having the biggest impact. Imbalanced blood sugar levels can contribute to things like decreased immune system function, decreased energy, impaired vision and vision loss, nerve damage, weight gain, etc. In this week's show we'll discuss how blood sugar affects immunity, as well as some things you can do to help control your blood sugar levels. Products...