Beat The Heat And Get Healthy With Watermelon!

Beat The Heat And Get Healthy With Watermelon!

In the U.S., July is National Watermelon month and the harvest peak for the fruit. Watermelon is a great way to beat the heat and get healthy this summer!

Watermelon seems to be a staple at summer picnics and parties for a great reason. This nutrient dense food full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants make an excellent choice for snacking.

Watermelon is 92% water and full of electrolytes to help prevent dehydration. This is a great choice for when you want to slim down for summer,and have the energy to keep up with all the summer activities! Watermelon is a low calorie option for weight loss and it keeps you feeling full longer. read more

Chemicals Lurking In Your Feminine Products?

Chemicals Lurking In Your Feminine Products?

This is not a topic that is brought up very often. In fact I had never heard anything about it until I recently started researching to help a dear friend suffering from Endometriosis.

Chemicals lurking in my feminine products had never even crossed my mind, but since your skin is the largest organ and absorbs what you put on it directly into your bloodstream it makes sense.

Knowing this, you should not put anything on your skin that is not safe to ingest, right? How often do you consider the ingredients in the products you use topically? I thought about creams, lotions, soaps, etc,but never a pad or tampon. read more

Miraculous Health Benefits Of Garlic

Miraculous Health Benefits Of Garlic

Garlic is a member of the onion family and has been called the “wonder drug”. It is the world’s second oldest medicine.

Raw garlic works best as a powerful antibiotic that fights bacteria, parasites, and viruses. Garlic is good for fighting heart disease, two or three cloves a day can lessen the chance of heart attacks and stroke.

Garlic also contains many anti-cancer compounds and disease fighting antioxidants. It is great for colds as a decongestant and expectorant. The miraculous benefits of garlic also include boosting your immune system and lowering cholesterol. read more

Do you have Adrenal Fatigue?

Do you have Adrenal Fatigue?download

First of all you may say, “What are adrenals and what is adrenal fatigue? The adrenal glands are located on the top of each kidney.

These small endocrine glands are responsible for a variety of hormones that regulate blood pressure, how our body uses food,  levels of minerals in the blood, and many more functions.

Adrenal fatigue is a collection of signs and symptoms, known as a syndrome, that results when the adrenal glands function below the necessary level. read more

5 quick tips for better health!

5 quick tips for better health!simple step

We all want to be healthy right?. It seems as if everywhere you turn, you are bombarded with health information.Some of this information can be conflicting and leave you scratching your head and confused.

Here are 5 quick tips, that are simple to apply, to help you achieve better health.

1. Drink more water

As simple as this may seem it is vital for your health and the functions of your body. You should aim to have around 6- 8 glasses a day. To get exact numbers based on weight click on this link. If you replace the sugary beverages with water, this one simple step could result in weight loss and better health. Take a look at this post for more information and benefits of drinking more water. read more

Natural remedies for GERD (acid reflux)

  Natural remedies for GERD

 Today I hear people complain about acid reflux and how miserable it is. If you are like the 60 million Americans that suffer with symptoms of GERD each month, here are some natural remedies that may bring you some needed relief.

To prevent the symptoms of acid reflux, here are some natural options that may help you avoid it  Turmeric is a spice that is a digestive aid. If you are eating something that normally causes you heartburn then spice up your meal with turmeric. read more

How to get crazy motivated to work out!

How to get crazy motivated to work out!How to get crazy motivated to work out

You may be thinking, nothing will get me crazy motivated to work out, but I challenge you to read this article and re-think that. Working out has a list of health benefits that are virtually endless.

First of all ,working out decreases risk of heart disease.  February being heart health month this is a great time to do your heart a favor and get moving! Exercise can help lower blood pressure as well as cholesterol. I have known people to have elevated blood pressure and retake it after a workout and it have come down. read more

Ways to improve brain function

Ways to improve brain function

Today there are a lot of concerns about keeping the brain sharp and trying to prevent illnesses like Alzheimer’s and dementia.The good news is that there are several ways you can improve brain function.

Prevention states that what you eat is one of the key factors that influences every day brain skills. You also need good blood flow to the brain which getting daily exercise will help. An Ohio university study states that well hydrated people scored significantly better than those who were not well hydrated before testing. read more

Tips to beating the winter blues!

Tips to beating the winter blues!Tips on beating the winter blues

Whether you have the occasional blues in the winter or you struggle with depression, try these tips that may help alleviate some of your symptoms. First of all, be sure to talk with someone if you are depressed, because, depression can be very serious and may require attention from a professional. 

Exercise releases endorphins that help lift your mood. This involves any activity that gets your heart rate up! You can play with your family, walk with a friend, or lift dumbbells in your living room. Refer to this article for some simple exercises you can do at home without equipment.

Another tip to beating the winter blues is laughter! Everyone loves to laugh, and as serious adults, we tend to forget to make this a part of our routine. The bible states in Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart does good like a medicine. Scientific studies have proven today that this is real wisdom that works!

Another tip for beating the winter blues is in getting outdoors and in the fresh air and sunlight.  The vitamin D we get from the sunshine is serious therapy. Dr. Axe has a great article on vitamin D and how in being deficient leads to many illnesses including depression. read more

Got tummy trouble? Try this!

  Got tummy trouble? Try this!

In this country today we are plagued with digestive issues. We are greatly affected by our Standard American diet. I have always heard it said that our health starts in our gut. What we are able to absorb as nutrients and eliminate as waste is crucial to the state of our health.

Over the years I have heard numerous complaints from clients about chronic constipation. If you listen most people they either feel bloated, constipated, or gassy all the time. Royalty society of medicine reports over 90% of diseases are a result of an infected digestive tract. read more