Hypothryoidism and Why You Still May Be Suffering

Your Thyroid: Did your Test Results Come Back Normal? (But you still feel like crap) An underactive thyroid is not always the easiest thing to pinpoint when you have so many symptoms that seem random to you.  And only more recently are doctors starting to recognize that an unbalanced thyroid can have an impact not only...

Zinc Deficiency and its Role in Mental Health

Zinc deficiency and its Role in Mental Health  By now you are familiar with a deficiency in B12 here, Vitamin D here  or  low magnesium and how it can have an impact on mood and behavior such as its role in depression, anxiety and ADHD.  But you may not realize that over 2 people billion worldwide are deficient...

Attention smokers: Junk food has you addicted to cigarettes

Here’s a dirty little secret that hardly a smoker on planet Earth understands: An acidic body keeps smokers depressed, stressed, anxious and in need of “relief,” so they go right for the nicotine, all while eating chemical-laden junk food and taking chemical-laced medications that keep them negative, depressed and stressed. Here’s another filthy little secret...

Top tips to avoid getting your bike stolen

Vancouver has long been known as a hotbed for bike thefts.A 2016 report by Square One Insurance found that the city had the highest rate of bike thefts in the country with 513 per 100,000 residents. But the winds of change are blowing, at least for the first half of 2017.So far this year,...

‘Bike To The Eclipse’ website offers routes, tips and inspiration

What if instead of carmageddon, the eclipse spurred the largest mass bike ride Oregon has ever seen?After all, it is Oregon! We love bikes and the outdoors and we’re not afraid of a little adventure. What if thousands of people scrapped their awkward and inefficient automobiles and rode their bikes into the path of...