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Archive for April, 2013:

The Liver’s Role in Health

The body is a beautiful machine that functions better when well maintained.  A key component to this balance is the sacred triumvirate of the adrenal glands, the liver, and the gut.  A delicate relationship exists between these three, and whether or not that relationship is balanced will influence which hormones your adrenals release, what detoxing your liver does, and what … Read more.

How Exercise May Help Memory

    It’s no secret that exercise benefits you in every aspect of your life. With regular exercise you’ll feel better, look better, and have more energy and self-confidence. But did you know that exercise can also have great benefits for your brain as well? In the 1990’s a revolutionary study discovered that laboratory mice given access to exercise wheels showed … Read more.

Power Up With Food!

    Are you looking to be your absolute best self this summer? Don’t worry, it doesn’t take superhuman powers to feel great and get healthy. The key lies in the superpowers of food. If you imagine eating healthy as choking down some form of “rabbit food,” think again! You can fill your plate with food as delicious as it is … Read more.

Basic Food Rules Are The Best Ones

    When it comes to eating right and getting a balanced diet, it’s not rocket science. If you can move past all the fad diets and food trends, you can get back to basics and a healthy, more natural way of eating. Beneath it all, the most basic food rules are really the best. Tried and true, passed down through … Read more.

Caring for Our Internal Pharmacy

    Every second, every minute of every day, from the day you’re born until the day you die, your body is constantly working to keep you in the best health it can. You never have to think about telling your body to digest your food or your cells to reproduce; your body accomplishes these crucial tasks and more all on … Read more.

Try Interval Training for Greater Workout Benefits

    As Americans grow more health-conscious and are looking for the most effective ways to get in shape and lose weight, there has been a great deal of investigation into the fitness method known as interval training. Interval training is a type of workout that involves alternating between intense bursts of exercise and recovery periods at a slower pace. The … Read more.

Seasonal Effects on Fertility

    For families trying to have children, every little detail about the science of fertility can be important. Research delves into a wide range of topics on fertility and ways to help couples that are having difficulty getting pregnant. One of the most interesting aspects of fertility is the role that time can play on conception. Especially interesting is the … Read more.

Exercise May Help Children Manage Stress

    It is widely suggested that regular exercise for adults may help boost moods and ward off stress. Now, the same is being suggested for children. More active children are reported to be happier and less depressed in general, and a new study out of Finland suggests this may be due to the ability to better cope with stress.     … Read more.