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  • How to Cook Vegetables and Preserve the Nutrients

    How to Cook Vegetables and Preserve the Nutrients

    A diet rich in vegetables is known to be an important part of a well-balanced diet. Vegetables are a good source of minerals and vitamins, which are needed to keep the body functioning properly. In addition, most vegetables are high in fiber and low in carbs and calories, making them beneficial for maintaining normal weight […]

  • Taking the Reins on Health

    Taking the Reins on Health

    How to be your best self advocate in this crazy health care system The current health system that we (still) use today was created in the early 1900s and is based on the premise; keep patients symptom free. The problem with keeping people free of symptoms is that it does not mean we are keeping […]

  • DNA Diet

    DNA Diet

    DNA can tell us a lot about who we are, how we look, what conditions we are predisposed to,  and what medications are more likely to work for us, but can it also tell us what diet we should be on? Personalized health care based on our DNA is becoming a huge health trend and […]

  • Meditation


    The saying goes “if everyone knew how to meditate there would be world peace by the end of the year.” Idealist maybe, but meditation can certainly help increase the level of peace and clarity within ourselves. Meditation hit the scenes hard in the United States during the 1960s and by early 2000s has become about […]

  • Nutrition 101

    Nutrition 101

    “Food is medicine” is more than just a catch phrase, how to eat your way to wellness. The phrases “food is medicine” and “you are what you eat” can be taken quite literally. On the most basic level, that which you eat becomes a part of you. The slice of bread on your plate gets […]

  • Weight Loss and Maintenance Tips

    Weight Loss and Maintenance Tips

    The quick and dirty (I mean clean) overview for how to lose weight and keep it off. Weight loss For weight loss, you just need two words: calorie restriction and exercise. With diet being the most important. It has been found that our body fitness level is 80% based on diet and 20% based on […]

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

    Irritable bowel syndrome

    Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS for short, is a term used to describe a group of gastrointestinal symptoms that vary from person to person, but can include constipation, diarrhea, gastric upset, and bloating. Constipation being the most common symptom. Irritable bowel syndrome is becoming more common in these modernized times and the Journal of the […]

  • Diet Hack for Improved Mood

    Diet Hack for Improved Mood

    The foods we eat can have a drastic impact on both our mood and cognitive abilities. Consuming foods that boost serotonin, which is the happy hormone in the body, can help reduce stress and boost affect. Likewise eating red meat which contains the amino acid taurine or taking it in a supplement form can increase […]

  • No Technology isn’t bad

    No Technology isn’t bad

    …how we are using it can be though I was sitting in my fluorescent-lit office, shamelessly stalking my crush, my ex-boyfriend, and that one blogger who always has the coolest travel pics, when the head of HR appeared at my doorstep. “We want you to present on technology and how it is affecting our health. […]

  • The Brain, Memory, and other Neurological stuff

    The Brain, Memory, and other Neurological stuff

    The brain is the most notoriously complex organ in the body. This article will give you a brief overview of how the brain operates, ages, and proposed ways to preserve your think tank.  Let’s start off by busting a myth, no, we don’t only use 10% of the brain. Neurologist Barry Gordon at Johns Hopkins […]