Despite efforts to reduce or eliminate the number of potentially harmful chemicals in consumer products, the agriculture sector, and our waterways, people and companies still improperly use and dispose of these chemicals. Worse still is that many of these chemicals are resistant to biodegradation and will be with us for centuries. So despite your efforts […]
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Lyme Disease Controversy – Which Side Are You On?
WelcomeÂ to part two of our Lyme Disease blogs. We covered Lyme in our pets, and now, I’ll share my personal journey with Lyme disease. You Can Get Lyme In Your Backyard! I don’t know when I contracted Lyme disease the first timeÂ (I was re-infected in 2008) because I never remembered having a tick bite and […]
Ubiquinol – The Key to Energy, Longevity & a Healthy Heart
Ever wonder if you have a nutrient deficiency? Want to take a little unscientific test? Answer the following questions: 1. Do you often feel tired and weak? 2. Do you get migraine headaches? 3. Do you have elevatedÂ cholesterol? 4. Do you get colds or the flu often? 5. Have you been told you have fibromyalgia […]
Act Happy And You’ll Be Happy
Take a second and think back to when you were just a kid. Life was so easy, you were innocent and there were so many things to be happy and laugh about. My 2 year old, Max is overcome by joy from theÂ littlestÂ things. Like his daddy’s mean air guitar skills, making the dog bark until […]
What to Do About Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome can beÂ very problematic for adults and even children, too. The Facts About Restless Legs Syndrome: It affects up to 10% of the population. There are more than 5 million people who suffer from the more moderate or severe forms of RLS. Twice as many women suffer from RLS as men. More than […]
Five Overrated Heart Health Myths to Ignore!
February is all about heart health and there’s plenty of advice out thereÂ from the mainstream medical communityÂ on how best to take care of your heart. Over the years you’ve heard a number of recommendations on how to avoid a heart attack. Here are five myths you’ve been hearing for years and why we think they’re […]
Are Food Allergies Making You Fat and Sick?
Feeling tired? Feeling fat? Feeling not-so-great? Thursday, Feb. 7th, clinical nutritionist, Kimberly Neher, MS, will be speaking about the impact a food allergy (sensitivity) can have on your weight and your health. If you’re feeling lousy or have difficulty losing weight, you’ll want read Kimberly’s post! I’m Eating Healthy, So Why Am I Overweight and […]
New Year’s Eve: The Do’s & Don’ts of the Morning After
Thereâs no greater day of celebration than New Yearâs Eve, and perhaps no rougher morning than New Yearâs Day. Iâm sure weâve all been there at some pointâYour head is pounding;Â youâre dizzy, nauseous, fatigued, and dehydrated. Â If you havenât thrown-up already, you probably feel like it or you want to. And now youâre probably […]
Helpful Hints for Holiday Stress Relief
As the holidays approach, are you starting to feel stressed, like you have a âTo Do Listâ a mile long and you donât know how youâll get it all done? How do you fit in all the holiday get-togethers with family and friends? Some of them youâll enjoy and others you might want to skip, […]
Serotonin – It’s Good Mood Food!
What if I told you the food you eat can affect your mood? Yes, there’s a definite correlation between your food and your mood! We recently hosted Tina Wankey, MS, Mental Health Therapist, from Affinity Health Systems to speak on the topic of Food On Mood. Her educational and enlightening presentation made me take a […]