Making Healthy Choices This Holiday Season

Food. Family. Fun. That’s about the order of priority around the holidays, but if you (like most) are worried about gaining those few extra pounds over December, we’ve got a few tips for you. It doesn’t have to be a blue Christmas this year with bland foods that taste like cardboard, but take the initiative to…

Evidence Proves Vitamin D Is Just As Effective As A Flu Shot

Why do flu shot campaigns feel like propaganda? Probably because they are. Flu shots and vaccinations are pushed so heavily because they help to line the pockets of the rich doctors and pharmaceutical companies who give them out – packaged and marketed perfectly to those who feel they desperately need it. We just have one tiny…

Study Suggests Texting Can Lead To Heart Disease

Are you a chronic texter? What about your kids? Maybe you enjoy reading books on your tablet for hours on end. Pay close attention to what comes next because it’s going to save you a lot of future headaches, quite literally. We’re not saying throw out your cell phone or Kindle, but being aware of how…

Natural Remedies For Allergy Season

When spring and summer attack….sounds like a bad movie. There’s nothing worse than allergy season if you happen to be one of the 50 million people in America that sufferfrom allergies. According to the College of Asthma and Immunology, allergies are actually the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. Wow! These statistics…

Pass The Pumpkin Please!

Pumpkin season has finally arrived, so we thought it appropriate to carve out some time for dishing out some impressive health benefits of this yummy seasonal favorite. No more feeling anxious about what you’re bringing to family gatherings, now you can feel good about all of your pumpkin recipes this fall and brag away about…

Build A Healthy Spine, Build A Healthy Life

When thinking about being healthy, what’s the FIRST thing most people think about? It’s food and exercise, right? Not to say that those aren’t important, but if you’re NOT thinking about your spine you’re missing out on the foundational piece of building good health. So how exactly can we promote good spinal health? Here are…

Crack Stress Before It Cracks You

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…

Always Challenge Your Healthcare

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…

The 5 Building Blocks Of Good Health

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, people…