Pillars Of Well Being

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

Pillar 2: Introduction to Fitness

By | 2014-01-20T14:43:25+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Pillars Of Well Being|

No program touting well being can be without a discussion of fitness. Why? Our whole body is loaded with tubes. These tubes are moving blood cells, nutrients and waste through channels smaller than the eyes can see. These tubes rely on movement to function properly, and movement is the key to fitness. Movement is required

Pillar #1: Introduction to Nutrition

By | 2014-01-20T14:43:47+00:00 January 20th, 2014|Pillars Of Well Being|

The food choices we make throughout the day, every day, can affect our short- and long-term health. We’re all trying to eat healthier, and for many of us that means reducing or eliminating processed and fried foods, cutting back on sugary foods and drinks, and trying to eat more fruits, vegetables and fish.   But