Tag Archive: wellness

Dec 22

Cortisol Secretion and the Adrenal Gland

The adrenals (which secrete coritsol) are known as the stress glands, but they are responsible for dozens of functions in the body.  Two important things to remember when it comes to weight management are that the adrenal glands regulate the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, as well as produce fight or flight hormones. Adrenaline …

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Dec 22

Do You Have Scurvy? Why You Need Vitamin C and How to Get It

With so many people raving about the positive benefits of high-dose (or mega-dose) vitamin C for knocking out a host of ailments from cancer to asthma, you might be thinking it’s time to climb aboard the vitamin C train, destination: Wellsville. But before you rush out to stock up on chewable tablets or tangy powders, …

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Dec 21

TLC Tips for the World’s Fastest Supercomputer: Your Brain

Our brains may not be the biggest in the animal kingdom (sperm whale brains weigh in at a whopping 17 pounds compared to our average of 3 pounds), but size isn’t everything. The human brain still outperforms all of the world’s fastest supercomputers with the capacity to perform at least 1,016 processes per second. To …

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Dec 14

The Many Healing Uses of Chamomile

In the language of flowers, chamomile has been said to mean “patience in adversity,” and it is a meaning that whispers through all its many soothing and healing uses throughout history and today. A cousin to the daisy, the chamomile flower has also been called the “plant’s physician,” as it has been observed to help …

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Nov 29

What Is Pea Protein: Everything You Need to Know [Pro Tips]

Pea protein is a plant-based protein that is extracted from yellow split peas. It is obtained by drying and grinding the peas into a fine flour, mixing it with water, and removing the fiber and starch. This process leaves the protein, along with vitamins and minerals. Many people don’t know it, but there is a …

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Pamper Me Well!

Who says Wellness has to be boring and beauty has to be frivolous?

You’re invited to experience a NEW kind of Pamper Party! Use your “Me-Time” as healing time. Learn how to mult-task beauty with well-being!!

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Nov 21

20 Ways to Have a Healthier Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. For those trying to stick to a weight-management or health program , having a holiday that’s centered completely around food may seem like a diet apocalypse. But it doesn’t have to. Start planning now, and Thanksgiving can get you off to a good — and healthy — start to the …

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Nov 21

7 Alternative Recipes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Americans are already loosening up their belts in preparation. While many of us look forward to stuffing our faces with our favorite carb-packed dishes, Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be the day we all admit defeat to our goals of eating right, promising to be better after the New …

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Nov 21

How to Detox After Holiday Feasts

It’s the holiday season and that means cookies and butter and pie, oh my! No one wants to deprive themselves of those delicious holiday goodies, but with so many tasty treats around, it’s hard not to overindulge. The morning after a holiday is rough, and we vow to never gorge like that again. But then …

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Nov 14

Fall Favorites: Everything You Didn’t Know About Pumpkins

Pumpkin is so much a part of the traditions, aesthetic, and culture of fall that as soon as the leaves start to change, this many-sized celebrity of squashes starts to dominate our newsfeeds, grocery store displays, and lattes before we even have time to break out our UGG boots. Americans love pumpkins, with over 1.5 …

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