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Metabolic Health and Your Immune System

The recent COVID-19 or coronavirus pandemic has revealed a few unsettling things about the overall health of the US as a nation. It’s nothing new to say that the United States has one of the highest obesity rates in the world. We’ve almost become immune to that knowledge. To snap us out of it, let’s… Read more »

Harnessing the Power of Meditation in Your Daily Life

It should be obvious to most by now: our fast-paced existence is only speeding up. With never-ending access to world news, differing opinions, and a myriad of positive and negative images, the constant stimulation turns to chaos. The mental distractions are interrupting the connection between the mind and body, allowing jumping thoughts and feelings of… Read more »

Keep Your Home Free of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

In 1996, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the US to its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). This branch is responsible for determining the impact industrial and agricultural chemicals, either directly or indirectly, has on humans. Most of you did not know that was a thing, right? Well, it is. Using a two-tiered approach, the… Read more »

COVID-19 Information

I ventured out to Costco today (found toilet paper!) and it was a bit strange to walk into this eerie reality. On the bright side, Costco didn’t disappoint on the upbeat music as they had Motown jamming through the speakers. As I sang through the aisles, excited to find my almond flour and gluten free… Read more »

Winter Health

Published in the Clarkston News 2020 Winter Health edition… Another holiday season has whirled in and out of our lives and we’re left abandoned to face the next four months in gloom. That may be a tad dramatic, but if you’re anything like me, you understand. The blues hit hard this time of year and… Read more »

Optimal and Healthy Goals

This is the time of year when a majority of the country has decided to make weight loss or health their resolution. New memberships fill up the local health clubs and pretty pictures of nutritious meals grace the newsfeeds of Instagram and FaceBook. Even as I write this, my husband and I have sworn off… Read more »

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Mother and Baby!

Pregnancy brings so much joy and excitement as we experience the miracle of making and bringing another life into the world. It can also come with a host of other experiences like nausea, acne, headaches, backaches, bloating, constipation, fatigue, sleeplessness, and irritability. Fun right? Did you know that living the proper lifestyle before, during, and… Read more »

Cognitive Decline: Identify, Remove and Reverse

Throughout this series, we’ve gone over health planning for preventative strategies in part one and when to pay attention to those “senior moments” in part two. Unfortunately, 5.8 million Americans are already in the thick of some form of dementia or cognitive decline. People who suspect they have cognitive decline often do not seek medical… Read more »

Supplements: Healthy Support or Waste of Money

In my house, as my teenage son makes his sleepy, morning drag from his bedroom to the stairs, I wish him good morning in three simple words:           Take. Your. Supplements. It’s become our household mantra over the years, one I’m sure he’ll pass on to his own children. Whether he chooses to admit it… Read more »

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and even worldwide. Medical professionals use the term heart disease to describe several conditions; however, many of these conditions relate to the buildup of plaque in the walls of arteries. In honor of National Cholesterol Education month, let’s discuss one of the largest… Read more »