HEALTHIER OPTIONS FOR A HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Dressing up, school parties, costume parades and trick-or-treating—these are the reasons Halloween tops the list of many kids’ favorite days. While no one wants to ruin this spooky and sugary celebration, with all the health concerns surrounding sugar and the poor diet habits of millions of Americans, can’t we find some ways to cut back on […]

4 Natural Sunscreen Alternatives

Summertime fun in the SUN! Let’s talk sun safety. Protecting yourself from skin cancer is always a top priority, but unfortunately, sunscreen isn’t an easy solution. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) heavily researches sunscreens every year, and this year, they found that over two thirds of the 650 products they tested contained harmful chemicals or didn’t […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Dehydration

When you suffer from dehydration symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome, learning how to cleanse and re-hydrate your body will improve your physical energy as well as reduce brain fog, headaches, skin problems, joint and muscle pain, poor digestion and cravings.
When dehydrated, our internal cleansing system becomes congested and stagnates like dirty dish water. It’s amazing how […]

Constant Constipation?

Yes, you read the title right. It’s time to talk about constipation. You may find this subject well, uncomfortable, however you’ll suffer more discomfort due to the chronic constipation if you do not share with your doctor all of what is, or in this case, isn’t happening in your body. In addition, studies show that […]

Do you eat Nutella?

Breaking News about Nutella that could affect you!

Does Nutella cause cancer?

The maker of Nutella is fighting back against claims that a key ingredient in the hazelnut and chocolate spread may cause cancer.

Italian food giant Ferrero recently launched an advertising campaign in Italy that assures consumers that palm oil used in Nutella is safe […]

Helpful Holiday Hints

Tips for Moving and Mindset
1. Meditate.
Emotional eating to make ourselves feel better when we’re sad or anxious can interfere with weight loss goals. But meditation—using techniques like muscle relaxation, deep breathing, and mindfulness—can help binge eaters become aware of how they turn to food to deal with emotions. This is especially important at parties where […]

Science-Backed Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

holdiayweighgainAvoiding holiday weight gain may sound as feasible as Santa fitting down billions of chimneys on Christmas Eve, but we promise there are logical strategies to stay on track. Many of us experience weight gain during the festive winter months, but packing on a few pounds in December is far from inevitable.
Don’t get us wrong: […]

Why Soda Is the New Cigarette

sodacigaretteWhile most media coverage after the election focused on Donald Trump’s surprising victory, four cities QUIETLY voted to pass soda taxes. Voters in San Francisco, Oakland, and Albany, California passed a one-penny-per-ounce tax on sugary soft drinks. In Boulder, Colorado, it’s two cents per ounce. (The Cook County Board of Commissioners, which oversees Chicago and the […]

Prepare Yourself to Prepare Yourself for the Holidays

Esprit de familleThe holidays: a time for family, fun, winter activities, and WEIGHT GAIN? The early November through mid-January holiday season can be a contributor to yearly weight gain. People who are overweight or obese to begin with are at greater risk of gaining weight during this time period. But it does not have to be […]

Fish out of Water Benefits

fishWE call it fish oil supplements…the benefits of fish out of water in the form of a softgel are remarkable.

We carry CardiOmega at our office which is a highly concentrated EPA/DHA natural fish oil supplement. A special molecular distillation process is used to remove toxins and cholesterol. EPA & DHA Omega-3 fatty acids can be […]