Hypovitaminosis D, or vitamin D deficiency, is actually more common than you would imagine. Vitamin D is not a typical vitamin. It is actually a steroid hormone that your body is designed to produce in response to sun exposure, not get from your diet. So you can imagine why many are deficient, since excess sun […]
Are you a coffee drinker? Chances are decent, since statistics show that 54% of Americans over the age of 18 consume coffee every day. That’s a BIG number. And guess what coffee does to you? It causes your kidneys to release extra magnesium into your urine. Which means your chances of magnesium DEFICIENCY are higher! […]
Are there benefits of eating raw foods? For many of us, the majority of the food we eat is cooked. And it’s cooked well. You may not know this, but there are downsides to eating only cooked food. Heating food above 118° F (wet) or 150° F (dry) destroys (or denatures) most enzymes and lessens […]
Are you using an exercise ball as part of your exercise routine? I cannot think of a cheaper, more versatile piece of equipment. Exercise balls (also known as stability balls) have multiple uses that can enhance your fitness and prevent you from becoming dysfunctional or imbalanced. They are a great addition to any home gym […]
We want to talk about how you can get rid of neck or shoulder pain at work! When you think of professions that use their shoulder joints at work, you may think of lumberjacks or construction workers, but this is a misconception. In fact, many types of professionals, including medical staff and office workers, use (and abuse!) […]
Leaky gut is a condition that is very damaging and is not widely known about. I know, because I had it. It brought me food allergies, digestive pains, increased sickness, and fatigue. Oh the fatigue. And the very unfortunate part is that I did it to myself. Unknowingly, of course.
This is why I believe education […]
Mmmm the benefits of coconut, the one-seeded drupe… I absolutely love coconut. And while others may not enjoy the flavor, it provides some ESSENTIAL health benefits. Some of my favorite memories while traveling in Southeast Asia are drinking fresh coconut water, right out of the coconut. You can find them all over at road side […]
Hi everyone! Treadmill desks are quite a novel idea, aren’t they?! It’s a good concept to keep moving while working… and I love that you eliminate the sitting component that causes so many problems with posture and pain! I would say about 85% of the people that I treat sit at work and have subsequent […]
Fitness trends come and go, but interval training is one that has taken the exercise world by storm. The benefits of interval training have proven to be high and varied, so it doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon.
What is interval training?
Interval training is a type of physical training that involves a series of low- […]