Monthly Archives: November 2019

Adaptogens, Stress, and Your Health

Stress is a real killer, as noted in our other article.  Stress related illness comprise upwards of 70% of all health complaints in America, not to mention other countries.  Although you cannot avoid all stress, it is possible to reduce the impact of that stress upon your body.  Through the use of adaptogens, a proper diet, and exercise, the overall negative impact of stress upon your health can be reduced.  Adaptogens are one powerful means of intervention, which may not just help save your life, but could actually bring about an overall state of wellness to the world as a whole, if we all participated. (more…)

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Stress. Is it Killing Me?

Approximately 70-90% of all visits to the doctor are stress-related ailments or complaints.  To go further more, this implies that 70-90% of all illnesses and health complaints are psychosomatic or related to the mind, being an internal conflict or stress.  Those are some pretty incredible statistics, taken from WebMD, and should serve as a wake-up call of sorts for us as humans existing in a body given to us for and with a purpose.  Spend a little time on social media, jumping from one ‘medical’ oriented group to the next, and you will just get a glimpse of not just what ailments are impacting people, but to what degree.  Then, instead of remedying or improving the cause, being stress in our lives, we rally for sympathy or raise funds to rid that disease from the face of the earth.  The reality is that your body, my body, is a living device, and what goes into it and what it is faced with, impacts it’s function.  This in turn can either create wellness or disease.  Choice is yours and it is mine, but there are things you can do to mitigate the damage if lifestyle and stress cannot be completely eradicated. (more…)

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Blueberries and Your Health; Powerful Foods for Brain and Body

You are what you eat!  This slogan has been around for decades, if not centuries, and stands to be true in all aspects of our mental and physical health.  The fact is that you are in control of your health, believe it or not, and the food you choose to eat can either assist in your vitality or work against it, contributing to more disease and pain.  Blueberries are one of many fruits that pack a powerful punch when it comes to your health.  The little purple gems are packed full of vital nutrients and phytochemicals that can truly change your well being and health.  Blueberries are just one of many fruits that possess these research supported powers, impacting overall health, sugar metabolism, mental well being, and even digestive health.  Let’s pour some into a bowl and look at why I LOVE this fruit! (more…)

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