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23 06, 2017

Moderate Drinking May Change Your Brain

By | June 23rd, 2017|Featured, Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

Past research has assured us there’s no reason to feel guilty about drinking on occasion. In fact, if the evidence is correct, drinking red wine can have a positive impact on brain and heart health. Not so fast… A new study published June 2017 in the BMJ suggests that drinking even a moderate amount of [...]

23 06, 2017

Pretty In Pink Beet Chard Smoothie

By | June 23rd, 2017|Health & Wellness, Nutrition, Preventative Care, Recipes|

A hearty dose of immune-boosting vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals like potassium and manganese make this cooling summer smoothie beet-licious. INGREDIENTS (serves 2) 1 cup firmly packed chopped red chard, including stems of 1 cup cooked red beets 1/2 cup almond milk 1/2 cup apple juice 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 [...]

23 06, 2017

Your Heart’s 1st Line of Defense

By | June 23rd, 2017|Exercise, Health & Wellness, Preventative Care, Supplements|

Every blood vessel in your body is lined with an extremely thin, gel-like film called the glycocalyx. Scientists have only recently discovered its role in heart health, and they’re very quickly coming to the conclusion that the glycocalyx is your 1st line of defense against heart disease and atherosclerosis. Unfortunately, your glycocalyx wears down over [...]

20 06, 2017

A Natural Deodorant to Count On

By | June 20th, 2017|Beauty, Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

We’re all for good hygiene, but certain personal care products come with side effects that may not be worth the gamble. The habitual use of antiperspirants and store-bought deodorants are the perfect example. Antiperspirant Side Effects Research shows that regular use of antiperspirants may be killing off beneficial armpit bacteria…and making you smellier in the [...]

13 06, 2017

Healthy Coconut Granola

By | June 13th, 2017|Health & Wellness, Recipes|

Kick off your day with a hearty and healthy breakfast. This Healthy Coconut Granola recipe is fiber rich, iron packed, and full of beneficial, heart-healthy unsaturated fats and protein…with a powerful punch of vitamin E, thiamine, and folate. Add to your yogurt or eat it plain. Leftovers should have you set for the week! INGREDIENTS [...]

13 06, 2017

Coffee and Tea May Protect Your Liver

By | June 13th, 2017|Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

A new study published in the Journal of Hepatology showed that drinking a few cups of coffee and herbal tea a day may help prevent stiffening of the liver. What Is Liver Fibrosis? Liver fibrosis is stiffening of the liver caused by the excessive accumulation of tough, fibrous scar tissue due to the chronic inflammation [...]

12 06, 2017

Making Sense of Digestion — Part 4

By | June 12th, 2017|Nutrition, Preventative Care|

Doctor of chiropractic and licensed acupuncturist, Dr. Jeff Donahue is one of those extraordinary holistic practitioners who combines these disciplines of health with nutritional analysis and exercise physiology to balance the three dimensions of life and health: the physical, metabolic and energetic dimensions. Dr. Jeff is the creator of the “Well Life Blueprint,” which is [...]

8 06, 2017

Vegan Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie

By | June 8th, 2017|Nutrition, Preventative Care, Recipes|

Whether you’re vegan for life or vegan for a day, this Vegan Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie is sure to delight. What’s better than mango, coconut, and spinach whipped up to creamy smooth perfection? Maybe…nothing! INGREDIENTS (serves 2) 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup ice cubes 1/2 medium banana 3/4 cup coconut milk* 1 cup fresh or [...]

8 06, 2017

Cannabis May Help Reverse Brain Aging

By | June 8th, 2017|Anti-Aging, News, Preventative Care|

While opposition against marijuana use persists, the cannabis plant is not nearly as vilified as it has been in past decades. In 2017, 1 in 5 Americans live in a state where it is legal to smoke marijuana without a doctor’s prescription. Medical marijuana is commonly proscribed for pain management and to treat conditions such [...]

8 06, 2017

Oral Health for Lasting Longevity

By | June 8th, 2017|Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

Proper oral health is a vital component to your longevity regimen, especially in lieu of research over the last few years that links poor oral health to obesity-related diseases, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Keeping gingivitis and periodontal disease at bay is not as simple as brushing day and night. Let’s first take a look at [...]