Nutritional Support

About Special Diets and Nutrition

You can be malnourished even if you're overweight.

Special Diets and Nutrition – Are You Missing Nutrients? Do you eat fish? Do you enjoy fresh vegetables? Do you eat a special diet in an attempt to eat healthy? There is so much dietary advice floating around in the ether right now. Some of the advice comes from “official” sources, some of it seems… read more

Guest Blog: Laura of The Whole Ingredient

Having been a vegetarian on and off since my teenage years, deciding to try out veganism came to me as a self-styled ‘seven day trial’. I needed to make a change, and be proactive about who I wanted to be. Encouraged by my husband, who had adopted a vegan diet for health reasons a year… read more

Illness & Injury–Break the Cycle

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it?

Illness and injury are a bad cycle. Are you caught in it? Illness and injury can go hand in hand unfortunately. If you are injured, you may be unable or unwilling to exercise as much, and a lack of exercise in turn affects our immune system, our digestion and elimination, and many other facets of… read more

Get Back In the Game. What do I do after an injury?

Your injury may not be the only cause of your pain.

It Doesn’t Always Hurt… At First. Have you ever burned yourself, or even broken a bone, and noticed it didn’t hurt right away? Wonder why? We’ll get to that, but first this reminder: Movement matters more than you may realize. This is what exercise does for your body besides strengthen muscles: Strengthens the connections between ligaments… read more

Caregiving Quick Guide

You're bound to have questions!

For some people, caregiving is enjoyable, and it gives them energy and fulfillment to have contact with others knowing they are helping whether or not gratitude is shown. For others however, constantly being needed by another is exhausting, and these people need to do some self-care and take time for themselves in order to keep going.… read more

Personal Post: Take Care

We want to make it easier for you to take care of yourself and your loved ones.

The Urban Dictionary says the phrase “take care” is, “used when saying goodbye to family and friends. To be careful.” It is not ironic that I use the phrase take care with…. EVERYONE. Cashiers, waiters, anyone at all with whom I have exchanged any amount of words. I could say, “Goodbye” but that seems awkward to… read more

Healthy Body Composition- The Ultimate Health Solution?

An unhealthy body weight may be causing more problems than you realize.

An unhealthy body composition may be causing more problems than you realize. What if you could reverse serious diseases such as diabetes, acid reflux, high blood pressure, heart disease, or arthritis? What if these diseases were actually symptoms of an internal problem, rather than the problem itself? High blood pressure and heart disease are called silent… read more

Weight is Not the Whole Story

weight is not the whole story

Many people starting a diet or weight loss program start by looking at the scale. But what does a scale really tell you? It tells you your weight, and that is it. It says that no matter how tall you are, no matter how much muscle you have, or how sedentary you are, this is… read more

Healthy Foundation Supports Everything Else

healthy foundation supports everything else

What is a foundation? It’s what every other part of your life is built on top of. A healthy foundation supports everything else. Your energy, your work, even your relationships are affected by your health. Think about it. If you don’t feel well, do you go to the gym? Do you snap at your loved… read more