Sun Safety for the Summer

Summer is here and it’s natural to want to get out in the sun and soak up some vitamin D.  But you also need to think about sun safety and your skin and how you’ll protect it while you’re enjoying the summer season. Ultraviolet (UV) rays – from the sun and other sources like tanning… Read more »

Spring Clean Your Health and Wellness

Spring has sprung and you may have the impulse to start cleaning and organizing – replacing the old with new.  You can also spring clean your health!  It’s the perfect time of year to replace your old sneakers and make those appointments you’ve been putting off. Toss your old bad habits and replace them healthy… Read more »

Knowledge: Signs of D Deficiency

You know there are many benefits of vitamin D – strong bones, improved mood and according to recent research, more efficient weight loss. But the symptoms of a deficiency in this critical vitamin are lesser known and you should be aware.  Here are eight signs of vitamin D deficiency: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE – Believe it or… Read more »

Fall Back to Healthy

Summer is almost over and it’s time to get your health back on track.  Gone are the days of vacation eating and dining out too often.  No more putting off your exercise routine.  It’s time to reclaim a healthy lifestyle. Here are five tips to get you started: Find Time – The hardest part about getting… Read more »

Spring Clean Your Health

Spring has sprung and you may have the impulse to start cleaning and organizing – replacing the old with new. You can also spring clean your health! It’s the perfect time of year to replace your old sneakers, get in those check-ups and check in on those health resolutions. Toss your old bad habits and… Read more »

Top Three Foods for a Healthy Thyroid

Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of your neck and helps regulate your metabolism, temperature, heartbeat, and more. An underactive thyroid—when the gland fails to produce enough thyroid hormone (TH)—can bring on weight gain, sluggishness, depression, and increased sensitivity to cold. An overactive thyroid, on the other hand, happens… Read more »

Vitamin B-12 and Thyroid Health

Energy levels and metabolism are two of the best indicators of health and wellness. To encourage both to be at their best, thyroid gland health and vitamin B-12 intake should be closely monitored. A sluggish thyroid, or hypothyroidism, may cause vitamin B-12 deficiency and lack of B-12 can further exacerbate the slow thyroid or negatively affect… Read more »

Thyroid Awareness Month

Did you know more than 30 million Americans have thyroid disorders, yet more than half remain undiagnosed and untreated? Surprising to many, thyroid disease is more common than diabetes and heart disease. Thyroid disease is even more common than breast cancer. In fact, more Americans suffer from thyroid disease than all types of cancers combined…. Read more »

How to Keep Your New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve made exercise and weight loss your New Year’s resolution to kick off 2018. Unfortunately, resolutions are a lot easier to make than they are to keep. According to a study from the Statistic Brain Research Institute, nearly half of Americans will make resolutions for 2018. The most common resolution… Read more »

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Aging Cells

Eat well, exercise and nourish your mind. These positive lifestyle attributes have been linked time and again to better health. Would you change your ways and skip the fries or hit the gym if you knew that altering your lifestyle could not only slow, but actually reverse the aging of your cells? Researchers have produced… Read more »