Archive of: Living Well

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How to  Defy Aging at Every Age

How to Defy Aging at Every Age

Staying young and fighting Father Time may seem like a battle, but keeping up with these healthy practices through the decades will help slow down the clock.

March 2017
Fitness Trends for the New Year

Fitness Trends for the New Year

For many, the New Year brings stark determination to improve one’s health and overall well-being. It also brings the search for new twists and innovations to keep one’s fitness routine from becoming exactly that: “routine.” The body’s incredible ability to adapt is the reason why variety and change are needed to improve one’s fitness. Doing the same thing repeatedly without change results in plateaus. Some of the latest and most innovative trends, ideas and tools exist right here in the Valley.

January 2017
Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the Holidays

With gatherings to attend and decadent cheesy, gooey, sugary treats lingering around the house, it is easy to stray from your normal eating patterns and pack on some extra pounds. However, gaining weight over the holidays doesn’t have to be your destiny. Here are a few simple tips to fend off those pounds and still enjoy the season.

November 2016
Bone Broth

Bone Broth

It is no small coincidence that your grandmother knew the best remedy for the common cold was a bowl of chicken soup. It was less likely the chicken or the noodles but the nutrient-rich bone broth that helped make you feel better.

September 2016
Making Sense of Seemingly Similar Superfoods: Matcha, Maca, Sea Greens and Algae

Making Sense of Seemingly Similar Superfoods: Matcha, Maca, Sea Greens and Algae

Move over kale, there is a whole host of superfoods rising to the forefront with promises of increased vitality, impact on hormone balance, improved immune function, detoxification and cardiovascular and metabolic aids. With so many, the challenge can often be distinguishing between them and understanding their particular benefits. Here are some popular superfoods, clarified.

May 2016
10 Steps to a Positive Outlook

10 Steps to a Positive Outlook

Are gray skies and cold, dreary weather zapping your energy? Is going to and from work in the dark taking its toll? Does getting up in the morning feeling like sheer drudgery? You are not alone. Winter doldrums can wear down even the most optimistic. Here are ten quick and easy actions to help you keep a positive outlook and make it into spring with an upbeat attitude and more “spring” in your step.

January 2016
What You Need to Know About GMO

What You Need to Know About GMO

GMO or Non-GMO: What is the big deal and why are more and more food companies looking to distance themselves from GMO-sourced foods?

November 2015
Advancements in Breast Health

Advancements in Breast Health

Every October, women are bombarded with images of pink ribbons and encouraged to get a mammogram and take charge of their health. They’re also supplied with confusing statistics and controversial data. News sources claim “Mammograms don’t work, especially in young women.”

October 2015
Is Holistic Health Care For You?

Is Holistic Health Care For You?

Stressed out? Fatigued? Are you dragging through your day or suffering with body aches and chronic health issues? While there are plenty of short-term fixes to address these issues, it is becoming increasingly apparent that we may not just want to seek out alternatives, we may need to seek them out.

September 2015
Is Your Brain Drained?

Is Your Brain Drained?

While climbing the stairs you have a purpose, but once on the landing, do you forget what you went up for? How about that mental list of five items you know you need from the store? The first four are no problem, but you can’t seem to remember that fifth item no matter how important it may be. Ugh. We’ve all had those moments. The good news is that research shows there are ways we can train our minds now so they’ll be in better shape later.

July 2015
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