Pillars Of Well Being

The Normal Person’s Guide To Helping Your Body Regulate Stress With Adaptogens

By | 2017-12-13T19:20:54+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Health, Pillars Of Well Being|

Looking for a healthy way improve how you handle stress? Add adaptogens to your diet! These powerful herbs can be a real life-changer as they help balance out your body and manage stress. We've talked adaptogens on this blog before. The last post was about how pro athletes use them to boost their power, speed,

These Pine Pollen Facts Will Make You Wonder Why You Weren’t Eating It Already

By | 2017-12-06T19:01:34+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Health, Nutrition, Pillars Of Well Being|

If you live anywhere near pine trees, you're familiar with pine pollen. It's that yellow stuff that comes off the pine catkins in the spring and covers everything in a fine layer of pollen dust. What you might not know is that this yellow dust is packed full of vitamins and nutrients, and it's a

We Are What We Eat: Understanding The Crucial Connection Between Nutrition, Mood and Personality

By | 2017-11-29T15:48:59+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Nutrition, Pillars Of Well Being|

What defines your mood and personality? Most of us think it's some combination of nature and nurture – our genetics combined with our upbringing and our current surroundings. But it also has a lot to do with how we eat. It might be strange to think about food changing your mood. But I think most

FOUR Tools to Keep You Fresh While Getting Fit

By | 2017-09-13T19:47:02+00:00 May 26th, 2017|4 Missing Food Groups, FOUR Seasons, Health, Nutrition, Pillars Of Well Being|

Staying Fresh While Getting Fit Summary Turmeric Hydration MSM Stretching There is a lot that comes to getting, and staying, fit. Not only do you have to make sure you are fueling your body with the proper nutrients that it needs, but you also have to have the will power to make working out a

Allergies got you down? FOUR tips to get you back up!

By | 2017-06-06T16:28:10+00:00 May 19th, 2017|4 Missing Food Groups, Breakfast, FOUR Seasons, Health, Nutrition, Pillars Of Well Being|

Allergies Summery Local Honey and other bee products Hydration Fresh fruits and veggies Herbs, cacao, and medicinal mushrooms Spring is beautiful as all the trees and plants are starting to grow and bloom. If you, like many others, suffer from allergies you might not see all the blooms with the same enthusiasm. When a foreign

Depression or Anxiety? Suffer No Longer Pt.2

By | 2017-08-09T20:44:27+00:00 May 11th, 2017|4 Missing Food Groups, Breakfast, Health, Pillars Of Well Being|

Summary Vitamin D3 Zinc Vitamin B6 (P5P/ PLP) Adaptogenic herbs Depression and Anxiety Pt.2 As we discussed in last weeks blog depression and anxiety are a problem for a lot of people. In part 1 we looked at the microbiome and its role in these conditions. The nutritional side of the equation is the main focus

Depression or Anxiety? Suffer no Longer Part 1

By | 2017-06-06T16:45:28+00:00 May 5th, 2017|4 Missing Food Groups, Health, Nutrition, Pillars Of Well Being, Uncategorized|

Summary Depression and Anxiety  Microbiome Fermented Foods and Fiber   It's estimated by the Anxiety and Depression Association ofAmerica (ADAA) that 3.3 million Americans adults suffer from anxiety. The stat for depression is even higher with depression being 16.1 million american adults, also an ADAA stat. With these conditions affecting so many people its no wonder

Your brain could be shrinking! And what to do about it!

By | 2017-06-06T16:31:17+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Health, Pillars Of Well Being, Recent News|

When the majority of people work out they are looking to tone their body with brain health and memory not even being an after thought.  As the weather gets warmer seems like more people are getting on the band wagon in hopes of getting that beach bod in time for summer. If that's you or if your a

Pillar 4: Emotion

By | 2014-01-20T14:42:11+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Pillars Of Well Being|

Physical health is connected to mental and emotional health. Taking care of your body is a powerful first step towards mental and emotional health. When you improve your physical health, you’ll automatically experience greater mental and emotional well-being. For example, exercise not only strengthens our heart and lungs, but also releases endorphins, powerful chemicals that

Pillar 3: Energy & Rest

By | 2014-09-09T02:42:00+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Pillars Of Well Being|

How much energy we have during the day is dependent upon several factors, the most important of which is nutrition. If we don’t have the proper nutrition to fuel our bodies, our energy levels suffer.   Energy balance is achieved when input (i.e. nutritional energy intake) is equal to output (i.e. total energy expenditure). When