Carrying a car seat can be painful and dangerous to your body. Without proper body mechanics, carrying a car seat can lead to low back pain, shoulder pain, or neck pain. Fortunately, there is an easy solution!Read More
Do you feel under the weather? If so, make this immune-boosting elderberry syrup today! It contains medicinal ingredients like cinnamon, elderberries, and raw honey. If you are vegan, a bee-free substitution is also shared.Read More
When you exercise, endorphins are released into your bloodstream. The “feel-good” hormones can elevate your mood, which is why many people regularly exercise. However, a new study found that exercising also produces another hormone, one that may improve memory and protect against Alzheimer’s disease.Read More
Being healthy is not just focusing on the physical side of things, you have to stimulate your brain as well if you want to live a long, healthy and prosperous life. Exercise will have a serious positive effect on bulking up your brain.
But what type of exercise is most effective? Is it weight training, high intensity interval training or endurance exercise, like running?
Nothing can substitute eating a well-balanced, healthy diet for an adequate supply of vitamins to fulfill the nutritional needs of the body. The pills and supplements industry continues to tell us different reasons why we need to consume them, but these can never take the place of food!
We are told we need them to stay healthy and could be harmed if we do not take them. However, it’s not wise for a person to become wholly dependent on these supplements for the supply of vitamins and nutrients the body requires for proper functioning. It is therefore important to be wary of the profit-driven supplement industry when making health-related decisions.Read More
With this digital age where you can track your life through your smart phone, have you ever considered tracking your health? Our friends over at Bestow have made this great infographic for tracking your health and wellness. Here are 12 of the best Apps for tracking your wellness. Check it out here!Read More
It’s 3:00 and you are starting to feel a headache come on. Your adjustment isn’t scheduled until 5:30 (or worse, you haven’t been in to see us yet!) and you have a deadline coming up. What are you to do?! Reach for the the Tylenol and cover up symptoms to make it go away? You have better options than that! I’ll let you in on my favorite things to try.Read More
You've probably heard of High Intensity Interval Training. And you've probably heard of Tabata. But what is a Tabata? Tabata is a 16 minute workout developed by a researcher in Japan named Dr Tabata, of course. It's 4 exercises that are each 4 minutes in length intervals of 20 second on and 10 second off. These are all exercises that can be done at home to increase your strength and speed.Read More
If you’ve ever had questions about vitamins, what they do or why you need them, you’re not alone! So our friends over at MedalAlert Help have made this handy infographic to help! Vitamins and supplements are an important way to make sure that you give your body the complete nutrition you need.Read More
Ashely Little, our friend over at Mattress Advisor , wrote us this great article on helpful tips for choosing the best mattress for your spine. You spend a significant portion of your life in your bed. It’s important to choose a mattress that will best support you and not be a detriment to your health!
“We think about our posture during the day while we’re sitting and standing, but it’s not something we can be conscious of in our sleep. Keeping correct posture is vital to protecting our back, neck, and joints from strain. How are we supposed to take care of that while we sleep?Read More