Some call them bacteria or bugs but the nice name for this lively population is “flora.” More than 500 different species make up the flora in our bodies, weighing in at between 2 and 5 pounds.
This colony of microbes doesn’t just coexist within us. Our health is dependent upon their ability to stay healthy and report for work each day. Read why.
Filed under: Chronic Disease, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, depression, Detoxification, diabetes, Energy & Vitality, Fermented Foods for Health, Fibromyalgia, Food & Nutrition, Food Allergies & Intolerances, Health & Healing, Nutritional Wellness, Uncategorized on February 27th, 2013 | No Comments »
The DASH diet has the potential for helping millions of people. It is viewed as an ideal eating plan and is promoted by many large health organizations, including the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the Mayo Clinic. The DASH diet has the added bonus of promoting safe and effective weight loss and weight management.
Filed under: Cardiovascular / Heart Health, DASH Diet, DASH Diet Cooking, diabetes, Energy & Vitality, Food & Nutrition, Uncategorized on April 16th, 2012 | No Comments »
It’s Valentine’s Day and some extra loving of yourself and your significant other is in order. Enjoying an active and healthy sex life is essential to our well-being, and the foods we eat play a large role in whether we are in ensuring we feel in the mood.
Filed under: Love, Uncategorized on February 10th, 2012 | No Comments »
Fructose – and it’s “steroid” version known as high-fructose corn syrup – have become “ubiqui-foods”. They’re everywhere. We consume them in insanely high amounts, and the health costs are just beginning to be recognized. New research points to some of the possible consequences.
Filed under: depression, diabetes, Food Additives, Hypertension / High Blood Pressure, Hypoglycemia, Uncategorized, Weight & Wellness on December 16th, 2011 | No Comments »
Data from more than 2,600 patients found that those with the highest intakes of sugar-sweetened beverages like soda and fruit juices seemed to have higher blood pressure readings, Ian J. Brown, MD, of Imperial College London, and colleagues reported in Hypertension.
Filed under: diabetes, Food & Nutrition, Hypertension / High Blood Pressure, Uncategorized on October 26th, 2011 | No Comments »
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Filed under: Uncategorized on October 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
Did you know that food is your most powerful fuel – and source of physical energy? Next to the thoughts you think and things you say to yourself, healthy food is one sure way to refuel wisely. By providing your body with the best fuel possible, you’ll watch your energy levels soar.
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The Cobra and other yoga positions may help reduce chronic pain and other symptoms that affect people who have fibromyalgia, according to a York University study. A contributing factor for this benefit appears to be yoga’s ability to raise levels of the stress hormone, cortisol.
Filed under: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Uncategorized, Yoga on August 4th, 2011 | No Comments »
Yoga Nidra helps you maintain your vital life energy, improve your sleep, your mood, and even prevent illness. When you’re struggling with chronic pain, fatigue, or stress of any kind, any little challenge can make you feel like your going to collapse and crumble. It is at this time that you need to reconnect with yourself, your breath, and your environment. Yoga Nidra offers you a way to meet your everyday challenges with poise and balance, while reconnecting you to your authentic self.
Filed under: Stress Management, Uncategorized, Yoga Nidra Deep Relaxation on June 12th, 2011 | No Comments »
In addition to the physical benefits of running, there are also many psychological benefits. The natural release of endorphins responsible for the euphoric “runner’s high,” makes running great for preventing and treating depression and anxiety. Not only that, but running can also help you sleep better and even improve your memory.
Filed under: Exercise, Uncategorized on June 1st, 2011 | No Comments »