The holiday season has many of us reflecting on where we are and where we want to go. We might yearn for big life changes, but don’t want to face another year of broken resolutions. Making the kind of changes that affect our lives on a day-to-day basis can be a challenge. Usually, big changes […]
Hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Drinking fresh, hot herbal teas during blistery winter months offers a host of benefits. It warms your body and excites taste buds while increasing hydration and replenishing important nutrients. A popular ingredient in herbal tea blends, the vitamin C loaded Hibiscus packs a punch to dry winter ailments with antioxidant and immune-boosting properties. […]
Heaters keep you warm, but they also wick moisture from the skin. And when you walk outside, exposure to cold air and wind gives your outer layers an environmental shock. Along with wintertime elements, not drinking as much water as you would during warmer months, not getting enough fresh fruits and veggies, and the nutritional […]
Oven roasted ham, handmade cookies and candy canes galore. December is a very delicious time of year. With Christmas, and a lot of holiday parties to look forward to, it can be easy to gain weight this time of year. Not to mention that most of our holiday comfort food is full of extra fats, […]
Hectic schedules and lifestyles can take a toll on our vitality. Often we make ourselves a last priority. Truthfully, there is only so much we can accomplish if we are running on empty. One sign that our vitality may need some attention is when we start feeling a drop in energy or “run down”. Do […]
From the bare-breasted days of the cave woman, through the Renaissance and into the era of blonde bombshells, a woman’s bosom has been an icon representing both sexual prowess and vitality. But the breasts are also vulnerable. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and, each year, about 40,000 women die from […]
The “power” generator of the cells in your body is the mitochondria. Carnitine has a critical role in the mitochondria’s ability to produce energy.
Metabolic Conditioning routines are highly intense and designed to engage different physiological “energy” pathways in the body.
Detoxification is a natural healing process that incorporates resting, cleansing, and nourishing the body from the inside out. By eliminating toxins, then fueling your body with healthy nutrients, a planned period of detox can strengthen your body’s natural “Detox Team” and help maintain optimum health.
Hawthorn has a rich supply of flavonoids (antioxidants that protect cells from damage) and anti-inflammatory properties, which are important to heart health.