Are You Getting Adequate Sleep?

*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D Adequate sleep is a key element of a healthy lifestyle; lack of it increases susceptibility to illness. I am sure you can look to your own experience to find instances when a good night's sleep nipped early illness in the bud and restored … Continue reading Are You Getting Adequate Sleep?

Emotions affect the HEART

*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D The sympathetic (arousing) branch of the involuntary nervous system dominates at the time of heart attacks; during that time the heart muscle might be predisposed (inclined) to go into ventricular fibrillation, which is when the heart muscle goes into a chaotic useless movement … Continue reading Emotions affect the HEART

What’s Inflammation?

*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weid, M.D Inflammation despite the discomfort it causes us, is a natural component of the body's healing response. It is the visible and perceptible aspect of the immune activity intended to contain infection and injury and promote repair of damage tissue. However, too much of … Continue reading What’s Inflammation?

The Grocery Store is a BATTLEFIELD

*information obtained from Salt, Sugar & Fat by Michael Pollan We must be PREPARED for war when we enter the grocery store; we must defend ourselves when we walk through those doors. Some of the tricks being used to seduce us are subtle, and awareness is key: the gentle canned music: the in-store bakery aromas; … Continue reading The Grocery Store is a BATTLEFIELD

5 Habits 4 Optimal Health

Fitness โ€œMove It or Lose Itโ€ โ€” we need to keep our bodies moving. We werenโ€™t created to be stationary; thatโ€™s why so many office workers face tons of health problems. In addition, exercise controls weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, and releases stress.Sleep โ€œ Get Those Zsโ€ โ€” a good night sleep will generate a well … Continue reading 5 Habits 4 Optimal Health

Link Calories to Required Activity to Burn Calories

I feel that the greatest thing that food manufacturers or food companies could do for us is; to create a chart that links the calories in there foods to the required activity mandatory to burn those calories. For example, if you were aware that it would take more than 10+ minutes of intense training just … Continue reading Link Calories to Required Activity to Burn Calories