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When You Eat Too Much

Published: June 1, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

We all know we’re supposed to eat healthy portions. So why is it that a rough day at the office or even just the smell of chocolate-chip cookies can cause us to throw our best intentions out the window?  If you overeat, think about what triggered your overindulgence so you can do better next time. […]

Better Sleep by Real Simple Magazine

Published: May 30, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service: ,

Most of us have experienced those maddening midnight moments when, no matter how tired we are, we either can’t fall asleep, can’t stay asleep or our sleep is of such poor quality it feels as if we were awake. For anyone who has tossed and turned at night, here’s some expert advice for solving nine […]

Learning How to Rest

Published: May 25, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Taking time for rest and rejuvenation is an essential part of a balanced lifestyle.  It helps keep us healthy, whole and focused upon what is important in our lives. With our full and busy lives, many of us push ourselves until illness forces us to slow down.  Some of us lead such hectic lives that […]

A Personal Trainer Talks About Vegetarian Diets

Published: May 24, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

By Chris Buckley. Here’s an argument a trainer would lose with a vegetarian client…”You don’t eat enough vegetables!”  Now, an argument a trainer would most likely win with a vegetarian client…”You are not getting enough protein!”  The practices of vegetarianism and veganism have been around for quite some time now, and they are here to […]

Are you lacking Vitamin D?

Published: May 18, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Vitamin D promises to be the most talked-about and written-about supplement of the decade. While studies continue to refine optimal blood levels and recommended dietary amounts, the fact remains that a huge part of the population — from robust newborns to the frail elderly, and many others in between — are deficient in this essential […]

Alicia’s Allergy Story

Published: May 13, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service: ,

I would like to share my personal story with all of you.  I am 24 years old, and I have been in and out of the hospital more times to count on 10 fingers and toes. I have had numerous kidney infections and severe allergies.  I have seen specialists, have had procedures done, and prescribed […]

Your Health – Fate or Choice?

Published: May 4, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service: ,

We all know some people who get sick all the time. They’re just getting over one thing when here comes the next round of illness. We also know people who just seem to be full of energy. Those people never get sick or so it seems. What are the key differences between these North and […]

Disease Care versus Health Care

Published: April 28, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Now that health care reform has been put on the back burner, maybe it is time to discuss what health care reform should really look like. Although we talk about a “health care” system and health care reform, what we’re actually talking about is a “disease care” system and disease care reform. Doctors of modern […]

Peeling the Onion

Published: April 27, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

In the language of statistics, health is a continuous variable. A person’s health can be expressed as an infinity of values ranging from abundant well-being to terminal states approaching death. If health were a discrete quantity you could assign a number to it. You could say that someone had 95% health or 32% health. You’d […]

Sugar Substitutes – Good or Bad?

Published: April 25, 2019   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Sugar…..personal trainer public enemy #1!  You might recall this enemy as being the catalyst for most of the food journal spats that you have with your trainer.   Individuals who are serious about their training program will take the time to understand the dangers of sugar (especially refined) and how it affects the body’s metabolism.  Through […]