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Movement Matters: For Good Digestion

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Movement Matters: For Good Digestion Every year after Thanksgiving dinner my parents would suggest a walk. After all that eating, they said, the walk would “do us good.” They were right. Exercise, even moderate walking (or waddling as we tended to do after that meal!) helps stimulate the digestive system and move things on through.… 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

Do you Know What Sitting is Doing to your Body?

What is sitting doing to you? #MovementMatters

Simply Stated, Sitting is a Killer. Sit at the table, sit in your car, sit in your office, sit in the meeting, sit at the parent meeting for your child’s sport, sit at their game, sit in front of the TV or your computer at home. Just how much are you sitting, and what is… 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

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

Detoxify: Rest is a #PureLiving Pillar

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Timeless Truth: Really Rest One Day a Week Practiced for centuries by cultures around the world — including Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine systems — detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. By eliminating toxins, then feeding our bodies with healthy nutrients, detoxifying helps protect us from disease and renews our ability… read more

Nutrition and Weight Loss Guide

Sleep is a PureLiving Pillar

Over 30 percent of American adults are considered obese… …and many more than that are overweight. Many people struggle for years against weight gain and may experience negative health consequences. Research has shown that being overweight can predispose you to many health conditions including: Diabetes High Blood Pressure Arthritis Heart Disease Weight loss continues to… read more

Pure Living in a Modified World

What does it take to be healthy? We don’t simply mean just “not sick,” but thriving, abundantly healthy, exuberant, energetic and alive with pleasure and delight?  Can you remember the last time you felt truly well-rested, fully hydrated, and deliciously nourished? Again, not just “not exhausted, not hungry and not thirsty,” but truly vibrant? Anytime… read more