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22 05, 2017

Massaging Your Partner Is

Good for You Both

By | May 22nd, 2017|Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

Exchanging massages with your partner helps build trust and intimacy, and new research shows that it doesn’t just benefit the receiver, the giver gets the goods too! Researchers from Northumbria University presented their findings at the British Psychological Society’s Annual Conference in Brighton. Ms. Sayuri Naruse explained, "The benefits of receiving a massage from a [...]

22 05, 2017

Quinoa Bowl with Avocado Lime Dressing

By | May 22nd, 2017|Health & Wellness, Recipes|

Everybody loves a good bowl. There’s something about the hodgepodge of ingredients tossed to perfection that is so deliciously satisfying to body and mind. Our Quinoa Bowl with Avocado Lime Dressing is flavorful and full of antioxidant-rich veggies and healthy fats. Give it a try and let us know what you think! INGREDIENTS (serves 2) [...]

16 05, 2017

Natural Remedies for Cellulite

By | May 16th, 2017|Beauty, Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

Cellulite doesn’t pose a health risk, but it can take a toll on one’s self-esteem and confidence, especially during the summer when thighs come out of hiding and swimsuit season kicks into gear. So let’s start by hammering home a very real fact: Cellulite is normal, natural, and nothing to be ashamed of. Health-warming stat: [...]

16 05, 2017

Maca for Your Mojo and More!

By | May 16th, 2017|Health & Wellness, Preventative Care, Supplements|

By Cheryl Ravey At extreme elevations in the Andes Mountains, the hardy inhabitants grow maca, probably the highest elevation food crop in the world. Temperatures in this region can drop to well below freezing and up to 60° F any time of the year. The wind blows incessantly and the sunlight is intense in this [...]

15 05, 2017

Slow Cooked Cauliflower Cashew Curry

By | May 15th, 2017|Health & Wellness, Recipes|

The best thing about slow-cooked meals is how easy they are to make. Just a little bit of prep and then off you go to enjoy your day and duties while a tasty and aromatic meal slow cooks to perfection. And with this Slow Cooked Cauliflower Cashew Curry dish you have a nutritious delight that’s [...]

15 05, 2017

Aerobic Exercise and Resistance Training

Boost Brainpower in People Over 50

By | May 15th, 2017|Exercise, Health & Wellness|

We know that exercise is good for the brain. Studies have shown it can help increase brain volume, upsurge blood flow to the brain, and increase levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a chemical which activates the growth and proliferation of brain cells. But much of the research on the impact of exercise on brain [...]

11 05, 2017

The Difference Between

Folic Acid and Folate

By | May 11th, 2017|Health & Wellness, Nutrition, Preventative Care, Supplements|

Pick up a box of cereal and you’re bound to see “enriched” or “fortified” on the label. Typically the enrichment comes from folic acid, which is often confused with folate. Folic acid and folate, while similar, are not the same nutrient. And research is revealing that folic acid fortification may be adversely affecting people’s health. [...]

8 05, 2017

Lavender Rose Lemonade with

Floral Ice Cubes

By | May 8th, 2017|Nutrition, Recipes|

Master Herbalist Suzanne Elliott has gifted us with a beautiful and refreshing beverage for spring and summer. With lavender flowers and rose petals in full bloom, she features this recipe every June in her Herbal Ways for Women class. Lavender helps relieve stress, improve mood, induce restful sleep, reduce inflammation and skin irritation, prevent infections, and alleviate bloating. Rose [...]

8 05, 2017

How to Maintain Digestion While Traveling

By | May 8th, 2017|Health & Wellness, Nutrition, Preventative Care, Recipes|

Nothing ruins a vacation or a business trip faster than an unhappy digestive system. The discomfort of diarrhea and constipation are common complaints among travelers, but there are several natural ways to keep these traveling companions from tagging along. All it takes is some advanced planning. Why Digestive Troubles Plague Travelers Traveling is the perfect [...]

2 05, 2017

Is Lack of Sleep Affecting Your Health?

By | May 2nd, 2017|Health & Wellness, Preventative Care|

Just like eating and breathing, sleep is essential for a healthy life. During sleep, your body repairs and revives your brain, heart, and body, getting them ready for a new day. However, most adults don’t get enough of it. Some people don’t make sleep a priority in their busy lives. Others lack good sleep habits—or sleep [...]