Holistic Health Archive

  • More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

    The 3 Best Supplements You’ve Never Heard Of

    More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

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  • It protects our heart and our brains, and keeps our waistlines from expanding. It keeps our risk of disease at bay and helps our body stay strong, energetic and our...

    5 Nutritional Tips To Improve Your Sleep Tonight

    It protects our heart and our brains, and keeps our waistlines from expanding. It keeps our risk of disease at bay and helps our body stay strong, energetic and our...

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  • fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are dense sources of cancer fighting antioxidants. Therefore, it’s important to include these nutrient dense foods in every meal throughout the day.

    Antioxidants and Cancer: Are They Related?

    fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are dense sources of cancer fighting antioxidants. Therefore, it’s important to include these nutrient dense foods in every meal throughout the day.

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  • Here are a  few preventative and therapeutic aids to both prevent the cold and flu, and if you get it, to significantly shorten the duration and severity. Green Tea, elderberry syrup and mushroom compounds.

    Not-so-Common Remedies for the Common Cold

    Here are a few preventative and therapeutic aids to both prevent the cold and flu, and if you get it, to significantly shorten the duration and severity. Green Tea, elderberry syrup and mushroom compounds.

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  • Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

    Good Health Requires a Positive Attitude

    Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

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  • 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 and...

    Uncommon Remedies to the Common Cold

    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 and...

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  • 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. While...

    Goal Setting Made Simple

    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. While...

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  • 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 result...

    Managing Stress: Part 2

    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 result...

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  • 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 that...

    Managing Stress: Part 1

    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 that...

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  • 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 many...

    Healing Power of Herbs

    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 many...

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  • 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 with...

    Ask These 5 Questions Before Every Meal

    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 with...

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  • 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 in...

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

    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 in...

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  • 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 give...

    January Newsletter: Random Reflections from 2012

    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 give...

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  • 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 Belluvue,...

    The Benefits of Juicing: Part 3

    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 Belluvue,...

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  • 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 breathe,...

    5 Ways to Detoxify Daily

    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 breathe,...

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  • 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 acids,...

    Supplements: Do We Really Need Them?

    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 acids,...

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  • 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 ultimately...

    Magnesium: The Mineral You Need

    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 ultimately...

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  • 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 syndrome,...

    Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing

    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 syndrome,...

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  • 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...

    The WHOLE Truth about Inflammation

    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...

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  • “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 since...

    The WHOLE Truth about Low Fat Diets

    “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 since...

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  • 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 over...

    5 Fastest Fat Loss Foods

    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 over...

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  • 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 is...

    Breakfast of Champions – Ditch the Wheaties and Go Meaty!

    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 is...

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  • 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 been...

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

    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 been...

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  • 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 again. ...

    The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners

    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 again. ...

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  • 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 supports...

    The Flu, Immunity, and You

    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 supports...

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