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Your Support System: Optimizing Bone and Muscle Health

By | January 30, 2020 | No Comments

Category: Exercise Healthy Diet Supplements Three Pillars of Health

Taking care of your bones and joints takes an integrated approach. Food choices, supplements, hydration and exercise are all part of the recipe to keep your parts healthy, happy and moving! Eat It: What you eat can have a positive … Read More

 

 

Bad Breath Explained

By | January 24, 2020 | No Comments

Category: General Wellness Healthy Diet Three Pillars of Health

The medical term: Halitosis. The plain reality: A turn-off, a deal-breaker, a sign of possible health problems. Think bad breath is as simple as eating onions and garlic? Or perhaps you blame it on poor hygiene. While there is truth … Read More

 

 

Five Ways to Manage Back Pain

By | January 16, 2020 | No Comments

Category: Exercise General Wellness Three Pillars of Health

Have you ever suddenly gasped for breath and felt a sharp spasm that sends you into panic mode when you’ve hurt your back? There’s nothing more debilitating than back pain. In fact, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time … Read More

 

 

Finding Time to Make Smart Food Choices

By | January 10, 2020 | No Comments

Category: Healthy Diet Supplements Three Pillars Three Pillars of Health

Let’s face it, you’re busy. So am I! I understand the need for speed when making every day eating decisions. It’s easy to get caught up in the “busyness” of our daily life (especially during the holiday season) so on … Read More

 

 

Minding Your Stress: How Mind-Body Therapy Can Help

By | December 17, 2020 | No Comments

Category: General Wellness Healthy Diet

Are thoughts of the holidays, the New Year, money or just life getting you down? Life stressors rank high on the list of factors that can influence the disease process, promote inflammation and affect your body’s ability to fight off … Read More

 

 

Six Beauty-Boosting Supplements

By | December 10, 2020 | 4 Comments

Category: General Wellness Supplements

Medicinal benefits of foods have been studied for thousands of years. The more modern take on the concept, nutraceuticals, refers to a food or food product that has health and medical benefits. Can ingesting vitamins, minerals and other natural ingredients … Read More

 

 

Gut Reaction: Managing GI Issues

By | December 3, 2020 | No Comments

Category: General Wellness Healthy Diet Supplements

You know it all too well, when your gut doesn’t feel good, you don’t feel good. What are the most common gastrointestinal (GI) ailments? Upper GI complaints typically consist of heartburn, nausea, vomiting, bloating, stomach pain and feeling of food heaviness. The … Read More

 

 

Power of a Personal Mantra

By | November 26, 2020 | 22 Comments

Category: Healthy Diet

When I first started meditating I mocked the notion of a mantra. A lot. I thought the whole idea was silly, contrived and sort of pretentious. And then I (finally) began my morning meditation practice and quickly learned a mantra … Read More

 

 

Can you Vibrate your Way to Bone Health?

By | November 19, 2020 | No Comments

Category: Exercise General Wellness

Bone health is so important. And yet, as fast as we make bone, we can lose it even faster as we age. By the time most men reach age 45, they may be losing as much as .75% of bone … Read More

 

 

Late-Night Snacking

By | November 12, 2020 | 1 Comment

Category: General Wellness Healthy Diet

A few years ago, I got into a bad habit of snacking after dinner until pretty much the time I climbed into bed. I would eat dinner at a normal hour (6:00 pm), but then, only a couple of hours … Read More

 

 

 

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