Year: 2017

June 13, 2017

what is adrenal fatigueWhat is Adrenal Fatigue?

Perched gently on top of your kidneys are your adrenal glands! These amazing little organs produce adrenal hormones that help to regulate your bodily functions and to respond to stress. If you are constantly under stress, your adrenal glands work “over-time” and can become depleted.

People with adrenal fatigue experience a level of fatigue that is not relieved by a night’s sleep. Attempts to stay alert with caffeine, sugar and other stimulants work temporarily, but more and more of these products are needed, and eventually do not help. It becomes harder and harder to get out of bed in the morning.

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June 12, 2017

juicing for healthWhy Juice?

Whole forms of fresh produce are the best for your body, but sometimes you just might not have the time to eat a plate of mixed veggies. If you are ill or under stress and needing more energy, juicing may be just the boost you need! Juicing is an ideal way to nourish your body with the important nutrients found in fresh fruits and vegetables. Juicing is also a great way to get nutrients into kids who tend to push the veggies off their plates. Tip: Always try to buy organic fruits and vegetables.

What’s the difference between juice and a smoothie?

Juice is juiced with a juicer! A juicing machine separates the pulp (aka. insoluble fiber) from the liquid. You discard the pulp and drink the juice. You will still get fiber in the form of soluble fiber.

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June 12, 2017

natural anxiety remediesAnxiety is a natural physiologic response to stress. Everyone experiences differing levels of anxiety but it’s considered to be a problem or a disorder when these feelings do not go away. Different types of anxiety range from general anxiety which includes difficulty thinking, irritability, and panic disorder with attacks of fear, to social anxiety. Constant anxiety can lead to physical symptoms including difficulty sleeping, abdominal pain, digestive issues and hormone imbalances including thyroid dysfunction.

If you have concerns about your anxiety it’s best to be evaluated by a mental health professional. You can additionally treat and lessen anxiety naturally by following certain dietary and nutritional supplemental changes at home. 

Things To Avoid

Try to stay away from, or limit your caffeine and alcohol consumption. As a stimulant, caffeine

June 12, 2017

spring clean your mindIt’s spring cleaning time again. While we commonly think about cleaning our closets, cupboards and homes, it’s also a great time to spring clean our minds – clearing out the clutter and negativity. Give your minds a fresh start for the season! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Clear Negativity

We have about 60,000 thoughts each day and most of us experience more negative thoughts than positive. You may have a tendency toward negative self-talk and criticism. A thought can be changed, so choose what you think about! Bring your focus away from the negative to the positive. Whatever you focus on becomes your reality.

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June 12, 2017

home remedies for allergiesSpring has sprung and allergies are kicking into full swing! Many people suffer this time of year with symptoms including sneezing, coughing, runny nose, and itchy eyes. While taking an over-the-counter pill can usually help to manage symptoms, there are other more natural home remedies that can also help.

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