Health and Wellness

The Role Of Serotonin: Mood, Health and Vitality

By |2024-01-28T14:19:25-06:00January 28th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Many of us are making plans for a happy, healthy, and fulfilling year and investing in the tools to make that happen. However, January’s shorter days, colder temperatures, and reduced time outside put many people at risk for seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Studies show that people who experience SAD have lower levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin [...]

5 Tips For Breaking Up with Sugar

By |2024-01-28T14:12:06-06:00January 28th, 2024|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , |

The holidays are the perfect time to unwind and spend some much-needed time with friends and family, but they also happen to be loaded with sugar. From homemade baking to treats at the office, it is easy to overindulge. Thankfully, the new year is a perfect opportunity to start fresh and take a break from the [...]

Keeping Up Healthy Habits During The Holidays

By |2023-12-09T16:58:05-06:00December 9th, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

The holidays are a busy time of year, and because of that, we all tend to change our typical schedules. With ample opportunities to eat sugary, festive foods and skip workouts for holiday activities, maintaining a healthy routine can sometimes be challenging! While many struggle to find balance during this season, it is entirely possible to [...]

Giving Back is Good For You!

By |2023-12-09T16:47:48-06:00December 9th, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Despite all the joys of the holiday season, for many of us, it’s also a stressful time. Between family obligations, financial strain, and the pressure to create a “perfect” holiday season, the majority of people report increases in stress levels at this time of year. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Let’s make this [...]

Parasites: More Common Than You Think

By |2023-11-26T13:00:03-06:00November 26th, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Did you shudder a bit when you read the word “parasites” in the title? It’s not a pleasant topic! However, intestinal parasites are more common than many people realize. Parasites are living organisms that live off of their human hosts. There are a number of possible types of parasites, and many can have a negative impact [...]

Three Common Causes of Fatigue & How to Reverse Them

By |2023-11-26T12:56:03-06:00November 26th, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , |

If you constantly feel tired, you are not alone. Many health practitioners report tiredness as one of the most common patient complaints, with around 45% of people in the US experiencing constant fatigue. Getting to the root cause of fatigue can be tricky – it is usually not enough to simply “get more sleep.” We are [...]

Understanding Cholesterol: What You Need To Know

By |2023-10-22T22:50:07-06:00October 22nd, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , |

There’s a lot of conflicting information about the role of cholesterol on well-being. It often has a bad reputation, but cholesterol is an essential part of cellular health. Let's take a look at the different types of cholesterol and how you can obtain the best balance for your body.   What Is Cholesterol? At the most [...]

Your Immune Support Toolkit

By |2023-10-22T22:37:43-06:00October 22nd, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: , , |

Fall is here, and soon enough the air will start getting drier while kids are back in school encountering more germs and viruses. That means your immune system will need to kick into overdrive to keep you healthy! Thankfully, you can build an “immune support tool kit” to arm yourself for the cold and flu season [...]

Cheers! How An Alcohol-Free Lifestyle Will Help Your Health

By |2023-09-10T21:14:56-06:00September 10th, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Let’s raise a glass to your good health - but let’s make the contents of that glass alcohol-free. For many years, it was widely accepted that moderate alcohol use was actually healthy, in the absence of alcohol dependency or health problems exacerbated by alcohol. But new research now suggests that even small amounts of alcohol can [...]

The Top 5 Latest Health Trends

By |2023-09-10T21:06:51-06:00September 10th, 2023|Categories: Health and Wellness|Tags: |

Many health trends come and go, and at times it can be difficult to determine fad from fact and healthy from unhealthy (we’re looking at you low-fat and Atkins diets). That’s why it is important to do your research beforehand to see whether these trending health tips are right for you. This month, we are diving [...]

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