Entries by Bri Jackson

Bri Jackson

Bri Jackson is a New York based certified trainer, yoga instructor, and wellness blogger. She is passionate about bringing simple clean eating, fitness, and inspiration to others. Connect with Bri on Instagram @Brittgotfit_ and her personal blog www.brittgotfit.com.

Salmonella bacteria prompts national spice recall

National grocery chain Kroger Co. has issued a recall on several seasonings after FDA testing revealed salmonella contamination in garlic powder from a South Carolina store. The chain issued the voluntary recall for Kroger Ground Cinnamon, Kroger Garlic Powder, Kroger… 0 Shares |

Home treatment of candida overgrowth

Candida is a yeast-like fungus found within the gastrointestinal system. It is a normal part of the healthy microbiome that aids in digestion and absorption of nutrients. Overproduction of candida within the body can lead to many health issues ranging… 0 Shares |

Black cumin seed shown to increase benefits of exercise and combat obesity

Black cumin seed is a one of the most valued and well documented natural remedies in history. Its incredible healing abilities have been recorded in Middle Eastern, Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Egyptian records. In fact, evidence of the seeds’ healing powers… 0 Shares |

Members of Congress disagree on 2016 budget for NASA

Just a few days after the House approved a 2016 budget for NASA, members of the Senate are vowing to get more money for the organization or at least redistribute the funds to programs they have deemed more important. While… 0 Shares |

How to pick an effective probiotic supplement

The benefits of probiotics are vast and well researched, but not all probiotic supplements are created equal. How should one choose a probiotic that will best suit his or her own purposes? Keep in mind that there are many strains,… 0 Shares |

Why quinoa is your new beauty secret

Quinoa has most definitely earned its place in the world of clean eating and super foods. The ancient pseudo-grain packs a powerful nutritional punch, with each serving offering complete protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and several key nutrients. Quinoa’s unique nutritional… 0 Shares |

New studies suggest probiotics can treat depression and anxiety disorders

Probiotic supplementation has been widely popular in recent years and they’re getting a new wave of media attention as several recently published studies focus on their potential to replace antidepressants. The good bacteria strains are commonly publicized as an effective… 0 Shares |

Herbal teas for springtime allergy relief

Most have eagerly welcomed Spring, but with this new season comes Springtime allergies. Some may already be suffering from exposure to pollen, dust, mold, and other allergens that are emerging from Winter rest. These allergens can trigger an inflammatory response… 0 Shares |

Seasonal Cleansing – Why it’s not too late for a spring cleanse!

Spring is here and Summer is on its way! The start of each season presents an opportune time for internal cleansing and detoxing. By now, most have completed Spring cleaning in their homes and vowed to kick junk food and… 0 Shares |

McDonald’s Defends Unhealthy Food with New Ad Campaign

In 2014, several organizations declared war on obesity. This led to a brutally honest global discussion of the fast food industry’s effect on public health putting McDonald’s, the world’s largest fast food chain, in the hot seat. In September 2014,… 0 Shares |