For many of you, after school sports comes along with back to school. If your child has never participated in sports before, this might be overwhelming from both a scheduling and a nutrition perspective. As we previously talked about, good nutrition supports the growth and development, immune system, and academic achievement of your child. It can also help them become a stronger, more consistent athlete.
Sending healthy lunches to school with your child IS possible! It doesn't have to be time consuming or stressful. The first thing to figure out is if your kids like variety or if they are fine eating the same thing every day for a whole week or more.
Back to school is coming and with it comes falling back into daily routines. This time of year can bring hectic mornings - the return of the morning alarm, getting breakfast ready, packing lunches, making sure homework is completed and packed, after school activities, and ensuring kiddos are tucked into bed on time.
It's our philosophy that the better we know you, the better we can help you. Part of that is cultivating and ongoing relationship. Unfortunately, finding a primary care provider (PCP) can sometimes be a little like dating since personality and practice style matters. We know that we aren't right for everyone, but we are ok with that!
Are you tired? Depressed? Achey? Anxious? It's possible that you may have copper toxicity or an imbalance between copper and zinc in your body.
Depending on who you ask, the term leaky gut might fall into the same category as magic potions and balancing chakras. However, there is a growing body of scientific literature showing that increased intestinal permeability is closely linked to a huge range of diseases.
We all know sleep is important, but do you know how important? According to the American Sleep Association, 35% of adults report that they get less than 7 hours of sleep per night with 7 hours being the minimum recommended sleep duration for adults. An an estimated 70 million Americans have ongoing problems with sleep.
Do you know how powerful your mind is? Your attitudes, people in your social network, your community, and your spiritual beliefs/practices can all affect how long your live, cholesterol, blood pressure, whether or not you get sick, and how you experience illnesses.
Tired? Worn out? Sore muscles? Brain fog? Increasing your energy, preventing diabetes and heart disease, healing fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue are all possible by giving yourself a little metabolic tune up, especially if you are experiencing symptoms of "metabolic burnout."
The role of toxins and importance of detoxification has been mostly ignored by conventional medicine. Fortunately scientists and some practitioners are starting to understand that it is important in our health. But how do you know if you need to detox?