Health Benefits

Nuts Are actually a Nutritional Powerhouse

Nuts are among nature’s healthiest food sources, although most people don’t realize it. And even though peanuts are actually peapods, they are lumped right in with a wide variety of the real thing. This nut trend as a health food is starting to catch on. People are enjoying them daily as nuts or nut butters in breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and...

How to Fight the Body’s Hidden Killer – Inflammation

      Cancer.  Stroke.  Alzheimer’s.  Heart disease.  Depression.  What do these conditions share? They are linked to chronic inflammation.  Not the kind you get when you sprain your wrist, but the long-term, systemic inflammation that results from your immune system going into overdrive and attacking errant as well as healthy cells.  This discovery may be at the root of...

Eating Just A Serving Of Spinach Every Day Could Make Your Brain 11 Years Younger

Popeye the sailor man eats a lot spinach to grow strong muscles, right?  But that’s not all.  Spinach also makes the mind grow stronger.  That’s because Vitamin-K improves memory. A study done at Rush University in Chicago analyzed the diets and mental functions of 900 elderly participants over a 5-year period and showed that consuming a daily serving of spinach...

Why hugs have anti-aging benefits

Sometimes all it takes is a hug to make you feel better, according an article in Nature’s Communications that was cited in the Huffington Post.  You may not be sure why, but you know that it is comforting, especially after a stressful day. Studies conducted by the University of California, Berkeley show this comforting feeling has reparative and anti-aging benefits.  The “love...

What is an Integrative Health Coach?

We understand that making the kinds of changes in your life that result in enduring health benefits requires support over the long term. Integrative Health Coaches are an essential to help guide our patients to success.  

Disturbed Sleep Shown To Benefit From Mindfulness Training

We can now add disturbed sleep to the growing list of problems made better by mindfulness training. Apparently, the practice of non-judgmental focused attention on the present moment leaves a residue that stills the brain/mind enough to help the involuntarily sleep deprived get their rest. At least that’s the conclusion from some solid new research just published in JAMA Internal...

13 Reasons To Start Lifting Weights

Maybe you’re convinced you shouldn’t lift weights because you prefer not looking like The Hulk. Maybe you figure you just wouldn’t like it, since you’re not one of those CrossFit types. We hate to be confrontational about it, but frankly, you’re wrong. Despite a prevalent allegiance to cardio machines for things like weight loss and overall health, strength training not...

19 Amazing Benefits and Uses of Strawberry Fruit

Most of us love strawberries because of the fact that they are a treat for the eyes and taste buds. But these amazingly delicious fruits are also packed with nutrition. The strawberry is a red, juicy, conically-shaped fruit belonging to the rose family. In fact, technically, it is not a berry but an aggregate accessory fruit, composed of several small...

13 Amazing Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

13 Amazing Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

Lemon is a common, inexpensive, easily available and most widely used citrus fruit. Its characteristic flavour and refreshing smell make it a popular fruit for drinks. It is used in lemonade, soft drinks, cocktails and tea. It has a long list of benefits. In India, it is used as medicine for many health problems. Thus, lemon is a popular citrus...

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