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NEVER STARVE YOURSELF Oct 11th, 2018

Dieting is one of the worst ways to live life. I see so many people yo-yoing on the scale, with their diets, in their daily habits.Balance is the key to a healthful and fun lifestyle!Creating a relationship to food that fulfills your body, mind and soul is the way to...

HOW TO EAT TO PROMOTE MIND-BODY CONNECTION? Oct 3rd, 2018

Connecting mind and body helps us establish a calm and grounded state of being. When we maintain and practice this connection, we relieve stress and anxiety and boost our immune systems, limiting disease. With our busy lifestyles that include work, children, and electronic devices, it’s easy to get scattered and...

SPECIAL OFFER FOR NUTRITION PATIENTS Sep 27th, 2018

When you sign up and purchase a 6, 12 or 24-week nutrition program, you will receive your choice of either one, 50-minute massage or 50-minute Pilates session. This applies to new or existing patients. The massage or Pilates session must be redeemed within 60 days of nutrition program purchase. Nutrition...

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE? Sep 27th, 2018

Over the years, autoimmune diseases have been on the rise with an estimated 23.5 million Americans currently affected according to the National Institutes of Health. Much is unknown about autoimmune diseases making them difficult to identify and treat. We do know that “autoimmune disease occurs when the immune system attacks...

THREE WAYS TO JOURNAL YOUR WAY TO BETTER HEALTH Sep 5th, 2018

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.” ~ Oscar WildeJournaling dates back to at least the 10th century in Japan. Perhaps there was more to it than simply documentation because recent research is finding evidence that journaling also has a...

HOW CAN YOU USE PREVENTIVE MEDICINE? Aug 15th, 2018

The U.S. healthcare system has historically put its focus on acute care. "The cost of providing that kind of care has been growing faster than the capacity of the individuals that pay for it to actually pay for it,” said Pat Charmel, CEO of Griffin Hospital. Preventive and integrative medicine...

SHOULD I TAKE SUPPLEMENTS? Aug 8th, 2018

This is a common question I receive from patients. It’s also a pretty hot topic in the wellness industry with contradictory responses. Many people today are supplementing their diets with anything from a multivitamin and protein powder to antioxidant elixers. However, the answer to this question is not clear cut....

CAN MASSAGE THERAPY HELP YOU HEAL? Aug 1st, 2018

Yes. Absolutely. Many people think of massage as a luxury spa treat. And it certainly can be that. However, massage therapy is just that, therapy. Studies have found many health benefits to massage. Here are a few noted by webmd.com:Back pain. More than one study has shown the effectiveness of massage...

5 THINGS YOU CAN DO FOR RADIANT SKIN Jul 25th, 2018

We all think about our skin. It’s right there, in front of us every morning, in the shower, on our keyboards. Some people think about dry skin, some about clear skin, some about youthful skin. And there are countless others. Whatever category you might fall under, whatever skin goal you...

HOW CAN YOU BENEFIT FROM A NO-TOX LIFE? Jul 19th, 2018

Toxins are everywhere these days. “We are exposed to 6 million pounds of mercury and the 2.5 billion pounds other toxic chemicals each year,” (1). You find them in the air we breathe, your household cleaners, your makeup, your food, and even in your thoughts. "Some symptoms related to toxicity are allergies,...

WHAT YOUR DIGESTION SAYS ABOUT YOU Jul 11th, 2018

How do you feel after you eat a meal? You may have heard that your food is your fuel. As you would with your car, you want to provide yourself the best quality fuel. Many of us don’t bother to pay attention to how we feel in our bodies most...

THE TRUTH ABOUT CHIROPRACTIC CARE Jul 3rd, 2018

Chiropractic is a healthcare discipline that emphasizes the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery. The practice of chiropractic focuses on the relationship between structure (primarily the spine) and function (as coordinated by the nervous system) and how that relationship affects...

WHAT IS HOLISTIC CARE ANYWAY? AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Jun 26th, 2018

Holistic care is a practice of wellness where the whole person is treated, not solely the symptoms. Mind and body are interconnected. Dealing with both is necessary to achieve optimal health and well-being. Practitioners of holistic care take into consideration your genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, which include diet, exercise,...

DO YOU WANT TO LOSE WIEIGHT THE HEALTHY WAY? Jun 19th, 2018

DO YOU WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT AND INCREASE ENERGY?Summer is a great motivator to get the lean and vital body you want for yourself and your life.The keto diet can help you get the body you want while benefiting your health. Keto is a high-fat, low-carb diet with moderate protein....

THE SECRETS TO WEIGHT LOSS Jun 13th, 2018

How happy are you with your body? Do you often feel self-conscious because of your body? Have you tried losing weight with little to no results?You are not alone. According to dosomething.org, approximately 91% of women are unhappy with their bodies and resort to dieting to achieve their ideal body...

How Important is Your Skin Health? Jun 7th, 2018

How Important is Your Skin Health?What are you doing consistently to improve or maintain your skin health? Below, you will find the 5 most prevalent things you can do to take action in promoting healthy, vibrant skin. First, let’s discover what your skin does for you.Our skin is the largest...

ESSENTIAL OILS CAN PLACE YOU ON TOP OF YOUR PERSONAL CARE GAME? May 30th, 2018

Personal care is a component of self-love that yields wellness. You have one body, one heart, one mind. It’s ideal if you can care for all of these by devoting time to your personal routine. If you’re on top of that game, ideally you are utilizing the rejuvenating, healing powers of therapeutic...

You Have A Global Impact May 24th, 2018

Do you ever consider your impact on Mother Earth? Would you like to contribute to sustainable farming and a healthier ecosystem?Every time you make a purchase, you are casting a vote. The first step is knowing how our food is farmed and what is in it so you can make...

The Integral Role of Posture in Your Health May 17th, 2018

Do you often feel fatigued? Maybe even short of breath?Posture and breathing are deeply connected. Makes sense. If you slump forward, you cramp the muscles needed for full respiration – diaphragm and intercostals (the muscles between your ribs) – so they do not have the freedom to do their work....

Nutrition is More than Weight Loss Apr 26th, 2018

What does nutrition mean to you? How important are the foods you eat?The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which convenes every five years, says that the American diet is having devastating effects: about two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. And maybe worse, about half of American adults - about 117...

Antioxidant Juice for Optimal Health and Healing Apr 18th, 2018

Check out this video on this powerful healing juice. We stand by the integrity of this product and the standards of farming to bring you a high quality product for your health.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxSWyTJwzRAAdd 2-4 oz everyday to promote healing, reduce inflammation, boost immune system, and cleanse toxins. Call or email to...

Self-Care Improves the Quality of Your Life Apr 17th, 2018

Self-care is easy to set aside for a more convenient time. The issue is that time rarely comes with all the responsibilities in life that come up. You have to pay bills, pick up the kids, run to ballet lessons and drop off the dry cleaning. Then throw in the...

Are You Eating Yourself Unhealthy? Mar 27th, 2018

Do you often seek comfort in food? Do you snack on food when you are stressed or bored?You could be eating your emotions. We often eat for other reasons than to satisfy hunger. Reaching for ice cream or potato chips might make you feel better temporarily, but emotional eaters also...

Stretch to Increase Bloodflow and Workflow Mar 7th, 2018

Sitting for long hours can have an ageing effect on joint and hip health. It can cause loss of cartilage, depletion of calcium, and wear and tear on the ligaments. Stretching is a great way to decrease these effects, and you can do it in the office at your desk...

Heal Your Body With Food Feb 22nd, 2018

A life of wellness is based on the premise that many chronic conditions associated with aging – cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer – are not inevitable outcomes of aging. Rather, they are the result of poor diet and lifestyle choices.Some symptoms people perceive as signs of aging are low energy,...

Kick the Flu's Butt Feb 8th, 2018

We've all been there - sore throat, cough, itchy eyes. You try to push through. You have work, class, kids to care for, and the latter may have even brought it home to you. Then it happens. You can't get up. You have a fever. The flu has a hold...

Pilates Ab Crunch Jan 23rd, 2018

Many people complain about low back pain. Although this can be the symptom of a medical problem, most often it is due to weak abdominal muscles, poor posture, or injury. Pilates method is a graduated movement system that strengthens the core muscles and improves flexibility and posture. It is frequently...

Kinesio Taping Tips for Ankles Jan 12th, 2018

Ligaments help support your joints. When you sprain or "roll" your ankle, you stretch the ligaments, weakening the joint's support. In order to help it heal, kinesio taping can be used. By wrapping the tape with figure-8 patterns and following the natural position of the ligaments, you can help support...

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