Healthy Foods

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...

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...

BMI Calculator: How Healthy Is Your Weight?

BMI Calculator: How Healthy Is Your Weight? Body Mass Index can tell you whether you’re carrying too much, too little or just the right amount of body fat Your body mass index (BMI) is an estimate of your body fat that is based on your height and weight. Doctors use BMI, along with other health indicators, to assess an adult’s...

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...

Breathing Techniques to Enhance Your Workouts

With every fitness regimen the body is used in different ways. Some workouts require power and strength; others require endurance and resistance; still others require flexibility and mobility. While it’s important to know how muscles function and adapt during exercise, understanding your breathing is another powerful factor that can make or break your workouts. Breath control is an effective tool...

4 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mental Health

These are four easy things you can do to make yourself more mentally and physically well: 1) Upgrade Your Diet: What we put into our bodies is the fuel that we use to run on. Just as there are different octanes of gasoline available at the gas station, you, too, can fuel yourself with higher-octane foods. Step 1: Cut out...

Wellness in the Workplace: Digital Eye Strain

By Mike Daley Many office dwellers who work in front of computers for extended periods of time know there are unintended health consequences like increased risk for obesity and cardiovascular disease that come with 40+ hours of sitting each week. However, individuals with computer-oriented jobs often neglect to understand how a constant use of technology can impact eyesight and vision...

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