Category Archives: General Health

5 Amino Acids that Will Improve Your Life

5 Important Amino Acids

Everyone can benefit from amino acid supplements, not just athletes. You might be wondering how an amino acid can improve your life. To begin, amino acids are the building blocks of proteins which is a major component of every single cell in the body. Proteins provide the structure and support our cells need. Think of […]

5 Reasons You Should Be Talking About Folate

Why You Should Talk About Folate

There exists a nutrient that can protect against cancer, fight heart disease and reduce your chances of having a stroke. It can also help with brain development and is a building block of DNA. In fact, it might also help to lower your cholesterol. This nutrient is so important that since 1998, the US Food […]

4 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year spent with friends and family with many great traditions and activities. Unfortunately, it is also a common time of year for unhealthy eating and decreased activity levels. The average American gains 1-2 pounds from Thanksgiving to New Years. While this doesn’t seem like a big deal, […]

Yoga Wellness: Mind, Body, and Soul

Yoga Wellness

Yoga began in Ancient India but is now a worldwide practice. Some do yoga as a relaxing but intense form of exercise. Some do yoga for spiritual experiences and development. Or somewhere in between. Yoga has a long history and can be a complex system. Modern yoga focuses on elevating your long-term health, physically and […]

It’s Time to Take Care of Your Liver: Where to Start

Liver Health

We talk about heart health. Brain health. Gut health. But what about your liver health? An unhealthy liver can cause many problems. When you think of your liver, you may think “I’m not a heavy drinker, I don’t need to worry about my liver health”. But there is more to liver health than avoiding heavy […]

The Top Benefits of Hydration and Top Dangers of Dehydration

Dehydration and Hydration

Every living thing needs water to survive. From an insect to an elephant. Our bodies are about 60% water. Our cells, organs, every part of our bodies needs water. Your need for water is more than just survival. Being hydrated makes you feel so much better! Hydration gives you more energy, flushes out your body, […]

We All Need Supplements: The Elderly, The Injured, & Everyone Else

We All Need Supplements

When you think of someone who takes supplements, you might not think of yourself. You may think of the elderly next door neighbor who takes bone and joint supplements or your sister-in-law who takes prenatal supplements or your co-worker who takes every vitamin on the market. But what about you? Do you need that extra […]

6 Snacks You Should Munch on Post-Workout

Post Workout Snacks

The post-workout period is just as important as the workout itself. An intense workout also means focusing on your post-training nutritional needs. This includes figuring out what to eat to replenish your body’s energy stores and rebuilding and repairing damaged tissue1. When people exercise on a regular basis, their muscles experience a continuous cycle of […]

Why Your Muscles Need Some Quality TLC

Muscles

When was the last time you sat down and thought about your muscles? Probably not anytime in the last few weeks, months, or even years. In fact, most of us don’t consciously think about our muscles. They’re a functional part of our body that lets us walk, run, sit, and stand. But muscles are more […]