Manage Stress to Enhance Your Health

Manage Stress to Enhance Your Health

  In our fast paced society, everyone seems to be dealing with major amounts stress, both healthy stress that can provide motivation, and unhealthy stress that can cause damage. The unhealthy or negative form of stress can affect us in various ways – it can impact us physically, mentally, and/or emotionally, which makes it an …read more

Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Written by Chrysta Lewis, Guest Blogger and Owner of Scarlet Edge Beauty When it comes to health, how often do you think of pedicures and manicures? If you’re among the majority, it’s not too often. One of my missions is to break the stereotype of esthetics being just for “pampering” and help you understand that it’s about …read more

12 Top Tips for Great Health in 2015!

12 Top Tips for Great Health in 2015!

Here are some top health tips for 2015 – or for any other New Year, for that matter! These timeless tips will get your year started off in a healthy and energetic way! 1. Reduce your salt intake. Did you know that about 80% of sodium intake comes from processed foods, canned foods, and foods purchased …read more

How to Avoid the Dreaded 'After Christmas Hangover'!

How to Avoid the Dreaded ‘After Christmas Hangover’!

Many people thoroughly enjoy the Christmas season – the parties, the social connections, the festive drinks and the food – only to end up with an ‘after Christmas hangover’ in January. This ‘hangover’ can include feeling bloated and overweight, having headaches or even brain fog, digestive issues, low energy and sluggishness, feeling run down, and …read more

Eating Controlled By Emotions - 5 Tips to Break Free!

Eating Controlled By Emotions – 5 Tips to Break Free!

There are many reasons for eating that are not completely based on the nutrition our body requires. Sometimes food is a means for wonderful social connection – it can definitely bring people together for social enjoyment, like family gatherings or school reunions. Food can also part of a special reward or perhaps for celebration of …read more

20 Healthy Swaps

20 Healthy Swaps

By making small tweaks to your diet, you can realize some amazing health benefits over time. Here’s a list of 20 simple food swaps that will put you on a fast-track to eating nutritiously—and deliciously! 1. Instead of potato or corn chips… Go for organic popcorn (not microwave) sprinkled with nutritional yeast or roasted, salted …read more

Solve Your Energy Crisis

Solve Your Energy Crisis

Do you start your day wondering what happened to your ‘get up and go’? Are you feeling an energy crisis in your body that leaves you draggy all day long? Do you feel sleepy or exhausted in the middle of the afternoon? If so, you are not alone! So many of people feel a daily energy crunch …read more

Exercise for Bone Health

Exercise for Bone Health

Exercise benefits your health in many ways—from cardiovascular conditioning and  weight-loss to toning muscles and improving mood. But did you know it also plays a crucial role in keeping your bones healthy? Like muscle, bone is living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. Those who exercise generally achieve greater bone mass than those who …read more

Get Slow

Get Slow

Who doesn’t feel as if there aren’t enough hours in the day? We rush through the day, running here and there, and end up exhausted. Somehow these days full of duties, obligations and busyness have begun to build up and become our lives. We spend our time doing things we don’t really want to do, …read more

Digestion: Chewing Your Food

Digestion: Chewing Your Food

When it comes to increased health, it’s not just what we eat but how we eat. Digestion actually begins in the mouth, where contact with our teeth and digestive enzymes in our saliva break down food. But these days most of us rush through the whole eating experience, barely acknowledging what we’re putting in our …read more