60 Second Friendly Bacteria

“Not me,” you say – but yes, it’s true – you do have friendly bacteria living in your intestinal tract. These bacteria and yeasts are essential to the proper health of the intestinal tract and your entire body. They produce many chemicals that are essential to the proper working of your brain, hormones, and actually

60 Second Almond

A recent study has found that adding almonds to your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy. The study was led by Professor Helen Griffiths, Professor in Biomedical Sciences and Executive Dean of the School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University in Birmingham, UK. Researchers tested the

Tips for Boosting Your Immune System

As we navigate through these challenging times, one thing that rings true is the importance of keeping your immune system strong. There are some simple changes you can make daily that will help to boost your immune system and assist you in fighting off any illnesses floating around, including those that are viral. Here are

Stressed? Could You Have Adrenal Fatigue?

Fatigue is extremely common today, especially among women. It is often assumed that the tired patient is depressed because blood tests are in the normal range. Despite normal tests, they still experience anxiety, fatigue, and even insomnia. But with exercise, reducing caffeine, increasing caffeine, vitamins, new beds and pillows, vacations, counseling and more — and

ENDORPHINS: The “Happy Hormone”

Endorphins are part of a group of chemicals naturally found in the brain called “neurotransmitters.” They have pain-relieving properties, euphoric properties (a “high” or buzz or feeling in love feeling), they improve mood, affect the release of sex hormones, and reduce appetite. What Can Endorphins Do? Endorphins naturally block pain signals in the nervous system.

Can Acupuncture Help Me?

Can Acupuncture Help Me?

We all know someone who has experienced healing and renewed health from acupuncture treatments. Dr. Yu-Hua Hsieh (pronounced “Shay”) is an Acupuncturist and Herbalist and a member of our wellness team, and many of you have been successfully treated by her. We all know someone who has experienced healing and renewed health from acupuncture treatments.

Is Your Diet a SAD Story?

Do you eat a Standard American Diet? If so, your diet – and ultimately your health – might be a SAD story! The SAD diet is high in meats, especially highly-processed lunch-type meats, milk-based foods (cheese yogurt, cottage cheese, etc.), potatoes, processed and prepared foods, fried foods, and sweets. In contrast, a healthy, nutritious diet