The Health Awakening with Scott Laird

Dairy Can Make Summer Allergies Worse

Does diet matter?
By Scott Laird, ND

Even if you’re not allergic to dairy during the rest of the year, it can be a problem during summertime if you have seasonal allergies to grass, pollen, etc.

Here’s how it works… Dairy causes phlegm to form in most children and adults. That’s just a fact of being human, not […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|The Health Awakening with Scott Laird|0 Comments

Midlife Fitness Predicts Long-Term Heart Health

Research is showing that a person’s fitness level at midlife is a strong predictor of long-term heart health.  In fact, it’s proving just as reliable as traditional risk factors like cholesterol level or high blood pressure.

The research focuses on how fast a person can run one mile:

High fitness: 8 minutes (men), 9 minutes (women)
Moderate fitness: 9 minutes (men), 10.5 […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog, The Health Awakening with Scott Laird|0 Comments

Heart Disease and Bone Loss: Could One be the Cause of the Other? By Scott Laird, ND

Here’s one for your “hmmm, now isn’t that interesting” file. A few years ago, researchers in Canada determined that “heart disease/failure is associated with a 30 percent increase in major fractures.”*

Sumit Majumdar, MD, of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and lead author of the study, said, “Our study demonstrates for the first […]

By |February 28th, 2017|The Health Awakening with Scott Laird|0 Comments

Dental Care: The Heartbeat of Great Health

Dental care is a no-brainer — everyone knows that brushing your teeth and flossing prevents gum disease.

But did you know it can go a long way to ensure your whole body stays healthy?

Naturally, we want to take preventative measures to eliminate every potential cause for malfunctioning cells and the diseases that result. We eat better […]

By |January 18th, 2017|The Health Awakening with Scott Laird|0 Comments