Holistic Health Archive

  • Tweet Yup, it’s that time of year again… Either you’ve already been sick or you’ve managed to hold out while everyone else around you topples like dominoes from the cold...

    Uncommon Remedies to the Common Cold

    Tweet Yup, it’s that time of year again… Either you’ve already been sick or you’ve managed to hold out while everyone else around you topples like dominoes from the cold...

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  • Tweet This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices....

    Goal Setting Made Simple

    Tweet This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices....

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  • Tweet NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can...

    Managing Stress: Part 2

    Tweet NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can...

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  • Tweet Stress occurs when you perceive that demands placed on you–such as work, school or relationships–exceed your ability to cope. Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost...

    Managing Stress: Part 1

    Tweet Stress occurs when you perceive that demands placed on you–such as work, school or relationships–exceed your ability to cope. Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost...

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  • Tweet Food for Thought: Seeing as May is national herb week, I thought it pertinent to briefly reflect on the importance of herbs in our day-to-day lives as well as...

    Healing Power of Herbs

    Tweet Food for Thought: Seeing as May is national herb week, I thought it pertinent to briefly reflect on the importance of herbs in our day-to-day lives as well as...

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  • Tweet At the beginning of March, I had the pleasure of traveling to Atmore, AL to do some nutritional coaching with the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe. As is the case...

    Ask These 5 Questions Before Every Meal

    Tweet At the beginning of March, I had the pleasure of traveling to Atmore, AL to do some nutritional coaching with the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe. As is the case...

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  • Tweet By Kaitlin Mackay We need food to live. We need the nutrients in food to live even more so. So it is of great importance to maximize nutrient retention...

    Shopping Farmer’s Market’s – A Guide to Freshness

    Tweet By Kaitlin Mackay We need food to live. We need the nutrients in food to live even more so. So it is of great importance to maximize nutrient retention...

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  • Tweet Random Reflection #1: Fat loss Success We had some serious fat loss in 2012, but more importantly, helped our clients get healthier and improve their lifestyles.  I wanted to...

    January Newsletter: Random Reflections from 2012

    Tweet Random Reflection #1: Fat loss Success We had some serious fat loss in 2012, but more importantly, helped our clients get healthier and improve their lifestyles.  I wanted to...

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  • Tweet By Kaitlin Mackay In March, Starbucks bought Evolution Fresh, a company providing high-end smoothies and juices for its consumers. Two juice bars have opened so far, the first in...

    The Benefits of Juicing: Part 3

    Tweet By Kaitlin Mackay In March, Starbucks bought Evolution Fresh, a company providing high-end smoothies and juices for its consumers. Two juice bars have opened so far, the first in...

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  • Tweet Today our bodies are exposed to more harmful chemicals and toxins than ever before in history. From our drinking water, chemically sprayed and genetically modified foods, the air we...

    5 Ways to Detoxify Daily

    Tweet Today our bodies are exposed to more harmful chemicals and toxins than ever before in history. From our drinking water, chemically sprayed and genetically modified foods, the air we...

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  • Tweet So let me get this straight. You’re telling me that supplements may actually be harmful to my health? That despite thousands of years of vitamins, minerals, herbal remedies, amino...

    Supplements: Do We Really Need Them?

    Tweet So let me get this straight. You’re telling me that supplements may actually be harmful to my health? That despite thousands of years of vitamins, minerals, herbal remedies, amino...

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  • Tweet Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral...

    Magnesium: The Mineral You Need

    Tweet Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral...

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  • Tweet Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary...

    Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing

    Tweet Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary...

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  • Tweet How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or...

    The WHOLE Truth about Inflammation

    Tweet How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or...

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  • Tweet “Eat less saturated fat” has been the take home message from the US government for the last 40 years. While Americans have dutifully reduced caloric intake from saturated fat...

    The WHOLE Truth about Low Fat Diets

    Tweet “Eat less saturated fat” has been the take home message from the US government for the last 40 years. While Americans have dutifully reduced caloric intake from saturated fat...

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  • Tweet A recent survey by Kelton Research on behalf of Nutrisystem reveals that more than 50% of American women and 25% of American men would take a summer without sex...

    5 Fastest Fat Loss Foods

    Tweet A recent survey by Kelton Research on behalf of Nutrisystem reveals that more than 50% of American women and 25% of American men would take a summer without sex...

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  • Tweet I know you’ve heard it before (July 2010 Newsletter), but one of the easiest and most effective ways for people to start to improve their health and lose weight...

    Breakfast of Champions – Ditch the Wheaties and Go Meaty!

    Tweet I know you’ve heard it before (July 2010 Newsletter), but one of the easiest and most effective ways for people to start to improve their health and lose weight...

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  • Tweet After extensive research, I’ve come to learn that humans have somehow survived for hundreds of thousands of years on foods that can’t be found in a cereal box, haven’t...

    The Top 5 Secret Superfoods You’re Not Eating…But Should Be!

    Tweet After extensive research, I’ve come to learn that humans have somehow survived for hundreds of thousands of years on foods that can’t be found in a cereal box, haven’t...

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  • Tweet If you are among the calorie conscious dieters that opt to consume artificially sweetened food and beverages to save yourself from those “extra” calories, you may want to think...

    The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

    Tweet If you are among the calorie conscious dieters that opt to consume artificially sweetened food and beverages to save yourself from those “extra” calories, you may want to think...

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  • Tweet Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system...

    The Flu, Immunity, and You

    Tweet Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system...

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  • Tweet Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat...

    How Do I Lose Body Fat Around My Midsection?

    Tweet Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat...

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  • Tweet Whole grains are good for you, right? It seems that grains, whole or otherwise, have several potential problems that might just be causing more harm than good. For the...

    Whole Grains Are Good For You?

    Tweet Whole grains are good for you, right? It seems that grains, whole or otherwise, have several potential problems that might just be causing more harm than good. For the...

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  • Tweet Q) How can I stay committed to an exercise program when I’m so busy? A) I have yet to meet someone who has legitimately been “too busy” to find...

    Committing to Your Exercise Plan

    Tweet Q) How can I stay committed to an exercise program when I’m so busy? A) I have yet to meet someone who has legitimately been “too busy” to find...

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  • Tweet Most people are well aware of the importance of a good night’s sleep in order to stay energetic, but did you know that sleep is the most effective way...

    SLEEP: You Can’t Lose if You Don’t Snooze…

    Tweet Most people are well aware of the importance of a good night’s sleep in order to stay energetic, but did you know that sleep is the most effective way...

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  • Tweet Why is Omega-3 Supplementation Important? Fatty acid imbalances are common in societies like ours that consume an abundance of processed foods with artificial ingredients and hydrogenated (trans) fats, and...

    The Very Best Supplement Ever

    Tweet Why is Omega-3 Supplementation Important? Fatty acid imbalances are common in societies like ours that consume an abundance of processed foods with artificial ingredients and hydrogenated (trans) fats, and...

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