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How to Optimize Recovery After Surgery or Injury

If you’ve ever had a serious injury or surgical procedure, I bet you wondered what foods, nutrients, and lifestyle habits you can incorporate to speed healing. It’s an important aspect to consider since nutrition plays a critical role in how our bodies heal from trauma. Whether you broke a bone, threw out your back, got into a […] Read more

Gratitude for Improved Health and Happiness

Far too many people tend to delay happiness and tie it to a future event.  How many time have you said or heard someone day, “I’ll be happy when ____” ?  “I’ll be happy when I make a million dollars, when I buy that new car, when I finish this project, when I get a […] Read more

Tea Tree Oil Benefits and Uses For Skin

Tea tree oil is an essential oil that derived from the Australian plant called Melaleuca Alternifoli and has many topical application to the skin. It has powerful antiseptic and antibacterial properties which is why it’s widely known for it’s ability to treat wounds. There are many tea tree oil benefits and topical applications that will be discussed in […] Read more

You may have heard or even used aloe vera at one time or another topically to help soothe a sunburn, but there are a host of other health benefits many people are unaware of.  The plant has been used for thousands of years and was known as “the plant of immortality” by Egyptian cultures. (1) […] Read more

Sore Throat Natural Remedies

Sore throats can be very painful and make swallowing food or beverages very difficult.  They can be caused by many potential reasons but it’s most typically due to a bacterial or viral infection and is often the first symptom for many folks when getting sick.  A sore throat is any type of inflammation in the […] Read more

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and How to Use it

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When was the last time you ditched your shoes and walked barefoot on the Earth’s surface?  This simple practice is a rare occurrence for most people in our society today.  Grounding, also referred to as earthing, is the simple act of connecting your barefoot to the earth.  The earth contains a vast supply of electrons, […] Read more

Sensible Sun Exposure Benefits Your Mental & Physical Health

Sadly, the media has mislead people to fear the sun and not go outdoors without applying copious amounts of sunscreen and protective clothing.This is truly devastating to the health of our society since the sun is critical for so many functions in our bodies.The most notable benefit is vitamin D production, but research has found […] Read more

Resistance Training for Better Physical and Mental Health

Many people have come to associate resistance training and muscle mass with body builders and meat heads in the gym pushing around ultra heavy weights.  In reality, we all require muscle mass to functional optimally and it’s a critical component to healthy aging.  Muscle mass is actually the number one factor that determines how well […] Read more

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss, Heart Health, Longevity, and More!

Article Key Takeaways:  Intermittent fasting is a term that refers to the timing of your meals each day which cycles between periods of eating and fasting (not eating) The benefits of intermittent fasting include: weight loss, decreasing inflammation, lowering risk of heart disease, increasing insulin sensitivity, boosting metabolic rate, reduce your risk for cancer, protect […] Read more