Health and Wellness Blog

The Toxic Truth

November 20th, 2017

  We need to talk. Don’t you hate hearing those words? But seriously we need to talk. You know like the time your high school sweetheart wanted to talk and dumped you right before the prom. Well, this is kind of the same conversation only instead of breaking up with a boyfriend or girlfriend, it’s…

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What You & Melania Trump May Have In Common

October 26th, 2017

Much can be debated on genetically modified or engineered foods, but really anything that is grown using toxic pesticide spray we’re gonna take a pass on. It’s just not justifiable to ingest something that can also make an insect explode, but hey if you’re into that sort of thing go right ahead. The First Lady,…

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The Effect Of Sugar On The Body

October 16th, 2017

That chocolate cupcake has been calling your name all afternoon. Yes, it’s time for your sugar break before you hit “the work wall”, and you know what? It’s fine. There is, believe it or not, an allotted amount of sugar your body can consume each day, but the problem is we love excess, don’t we?…

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Crack Stress Before It Cracks You

August 23rd, 2017

Studies have shown that stress not only contributes to weight gain and weight loss but also causes a process of overeating that can lead to imbalances and spikes within the body. For example, cortisol and insulin are the two most common hormones that can do real damage if left unchecked.  These hormones contribute to fat…

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Always Challenge Your Healthcare

August 23rd, 2017

Once upon a time it was unheard of for a doctor’s opinion to be challenged, but today’s patients are getting second and third opinions, seeking out alternative health care solutions and pursuing natural options to find out the best course of action for their health. And recently, the medical system is now being challenged by…

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Which Road Will You Take

August 23rd, 2017

  The Holistic Road or The Traditional Medical Model The typical approach to “health,” hasn’t worked for years. To most people, “health” means, “I’m not in pain” or “I’m not sick often.” That isn’t true health! Our society isn’t changing its perception of health, we’re simply looking for different ways to pay for it! Yet,…

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Stretch It Out To Help With Back Pain

August 22nd, 2017
Bend. Stretch. Repeat. Good advice for someone with back pain, especially lower back pain. You don’t have to get to a gym, and it’s not just reserved for athletes. Stretching is for everyone and aside from easing up on your back pain, it also helps prevent injury and promote circulation in your body. Pretty good...
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Face To Face With Acne

July 7th, 2017

Popping pesky pimples and dealing with cystic acne is embarrassingly painful, enough to make you want to hide your head in the sand for a week. And hey, if that sand ends up exfoliating our skin, great! Unfortunately, we aren’t ostriches so that won’t fix the problem. Maybe you’ve tried Proactiv, creams, peels, masks, meds, and…

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Do You Get The Sensation?

June 5th, 2017

No, we’re not talking about the sensation when you bite into a York Peppermint Patty – we’re talking about the tingling or numbness in your hands or feet called neuropathy. Neuropathy is a condition that results from damage to the peripheral nervous system. The damage can come from trauma (injury or repetitive stress) or disease…

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Keeping It Juicy!

May 22nd, 2017

When many people think of improving their health, they think just clean eating and exercise. However, you aren’t just limited to choosing a salad over fried foods. There are many more options and juicing is one of them! It’s a wonderful, delicious, alternative for people on the go! Not to mention a colorful one too!…

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