1. Food Choices for Optimal Gut Health

    Researchers have discovered that roughly 70% of the immune system resides within the gastrointestinal tract (GI), suggesting a connection between gut health and immune function. The primary role of the gut is to digest and absorb foods and excrete waste. A healthy gut and digestive system ensure tha…Read More

  2. Meditation: For Physical and Mental Health

    Meditation is a practice originating in India and described in the ancient Hindu Vedic texts as a set of techniques to connect to one’s inner self and reach an altered state of consciousness. Today, meditation is also a popular practice among western countries. Meditation is a virtually risk-free …Read More

  3. Cupping: Chiropractic Treatment

    Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction may facilitate healing with blood flow. Many Taoists believe that cupping helps balance yin and yang, or the negative and positive, within the body. Restoring balanc…Read More

  4. Massage Therapy

    Massage therapy has been around for thousands of years. Ancient cultures documented the use of massage, including Hindus, Persians, and Egyptians, who used massage to cure many different illnesses and ailments. Massage is still widely accepted as both a tool for relaxation and stress relief and also…Read More

  5. Post-Concussion Nutrition Healing

    Concussions are traumatic brain injuries caused by any sufficiently hard blow to the head. The rapid movement of the brain can cause the neurons to tear and brain tissues to change shape, which can damage the brain cells. While concussions can cause immediate symptoms, such as a temporary loss of co…Read More

  6. Healthier Arteries

    Since the arteries are the largest of all the blood vessels, they do the heavy lifting of bringing blood to and from the heart and carrying it to the smaller blood vessels. The vascular system is composed of two independent pathways (Cardiopulmonary and Systemic) that work together to bring blood to…Read More

  7. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

    Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) includes a variety of treatment methods, such as acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion, Chinese herbal medicine, acupressure, etc. To understand why TCM is used all over the word, the key principles of TCM has to be understood. 1) The theory of Yin and Yang The concept…Read More

  8. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2020-2025)

    The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is a document that is updated every five years and released in partnership by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The document provides nutritional information and recommendations for all Americans…Read More

  9. Immunodeficiency: Compromised Immune System

    The immune system’s job is to protect us from infections by warding off harmful microbes like bacteria and viruses. It can also recognize and respond to unhealthy or abnormal cells, such as those that have been affected by infection or cancer. Immunodeficiency, the term used to describe the state …Read More

  10. Improving Your Muscular Endurance

    Muscular endurance refers to the ability of a muscle to exert force for a consistent and repeatedly for over a period of time. When most people think of muscular endurance, they think of it as stamina. The muscles have to have an advanced level of endurance to avoid injury or extreme fatigue. By doi…Read More