More than a form of exercise, yoga is a way of life. An integrated system developed in Northern India over 5,000 years ago, yoga can transform the body, mind, heart and spirit. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit work yuj—meaning to bind or yoke—and is frequently translated as “union.”
Acne, Sugar, Dairy and Bad Fats
August 23 2017
Acne is clearly associated with diet. Strongly linked to acne is a diet high in refined carbohydrates, dairy, and the wrong type of fats. In Westernized societies, acne is a nearly universal skin disease afflicting 79% to 95% of teenagers. In men and women older than 25 years, 40% to 54% still have some degree of facial acne. In contrast, acne is extremely rare in societies consuming healthful traditional diets.
Nutrient Highlight - Astaxanthin
April 26 2017
There are over 400 different members of the carotene family of pigments in nature. Historically, the potency of a carotene in improving human health was based on its ability to be converted to vitamin A. For example, beta-carotene, the pigment that makes carrots orange has the highest vitamin A value and was long thought of as being the most important carotene. However, it is now known that some of the most important carotenes to human health are not converted to vitamin A at all. The crowned “king” of all of the non-vitamin A carotenes is astaxanthin. It is given this title because of its unique benefits and actions in promoting health and protecting against cellular damage, especially in the brain and vascular system.
Natural Support for Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia
May 23 2017
Everyday stress is a normal part of modern living. Job pressures, family arguments, financial woe, traffic and time management are just a few of the stressors we face on a daily basis. For some people, the stress can be overwhelming and may lead to anxiety and insomnia. Fortunately, there is a safe and effective natural remedy that is quickly gaining in popularity in North America.
Immune-Boosting Apple Cider Vinegar
March 29 2018
Hectic days often require more effort than there are hours to complete. Diets during these times can be filled with quick bites high in fats, sugars, and artificial ingredients. Nights that are spent tossing and turning do not provide an adequate number of restful sleep hours. These are all factors that impair the immune system and lead to future health problems.
Exercising Contributes to a Longer Life
August 31 2017
There are plenty of creams and capsules that can help with a youthful appearance on the outside. But to become younger on the inside, research suggests that it’s time to break a sweat.
Top 5 Benefits of a Total Internal Body Cleanse
September 4 2017
While the concepts of internal cleansing and detoxifying the body have been around for quite some time, there is renewed interest for many reasons. Chief among these reasons is the growing awareness that toxic chemicals impair the way that we think and feel as well as pose serious health concerns.
Why Do People Follow a Gluten-Free Diet?
May 18 2018
A gluten-free diet plan is most commonly associated with celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine where the villi are damaged.
Do it Yourself Cleaning Hacks for the Gym
May 17 2018
After spending a day at the gym, clothing and gear become smelly and sweaty. Try these homemade cleaning hacks to get ready for your next workout.
Understanding Your Sleep Cycle and Tips for Better Sleep
May 16 2018
Nothing is worse than groggy mornings, afternoon slumps, and a general feeling of just being tired. Feeling fatigued seems like an epidemic, and almost everything about modern life contributes to it. But did you know that by obtaining a better understanding of your sleep cycles, that you can find ways to optimize your sleep to feel more energized and productive?
Turmeric Rice and Black Bean Bowl
May 15 2018
This exotic, golden yellow rice bowl—topped with black beans, pomegranate seeds, and avocado slices—is packed with powerful nutrients, as well as bold flavor. It is also vegan and gluten-free.
A Quick Guide to L-Theanine
May 14 2018
Everyday stress is a normal part of modern living. Job pressures; family arguments; financial pressures; traffic, and time management are just a few of the "stressors" we are faced with on a daily basis. For some people, the stress can be overwhelming leading to feelings of anxiety and insomnia. Fortunately, there are safe and effective natural approaches that produce immediate results when we are feeling “stressed out.” One of the top recommendations is L-theanine.
Tips for Getting Six-Pack Abs
May 11 2018
For many people, having a visible six pack is the ultimate fitness goal. Due to their position along the torso, abdominal muscles normally are not visible unless someone has extremely low body fat and decent muscle tone. Even relatively non-muscular people can get a six pack simply by losing weight. As most bodybuilders know, one secret to a flat stomach is having a very carefully monitored diet. Follow these tips to get trim and toned abdominal muscles as efficiently as possible.
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