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Why is sleep so important?

Why is sleep so important?

Why is sleep so important? 

Sleep is an extremely important part of human health. Effects of poor sleep quality or interruptions include sluggishness, low attention span, decreased sociability, depressed mood, decreased deep sleep, decreased caloric ...

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Why Should I Practice Meditation?

Why Should I Practice Meditation?

Meditation has been practiced for many years and is considered a type of mind-body complementary medicine. Meditation can help reduce stress, tension, worry and provide a sense of calmness to one’s day or situation. During meditation, you focus your attention...

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What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?

What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?

Prebiotics are fibers found in plants that stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut. Prebiotics are not digested, but they do pass through the digestive system to ultimately become food for bacteria. Probiotics contain live organisms that add to the heal...

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What is Strength Training?

What is Strength Training?

Strength training uses weight machines, dumbbells, bands, balls, etc., to target specific muscle groups and increase muscular strength and endurance. Muscular strength is measured by one’s ability to lift a maximum amount of weight one time. Muscular endurance is...

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How To Keep Your Immune System Healthy

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming cold and flu season, consider the following tips on keeping your immune system naturally healthy by making your defenses as strong as possible.

Nutrition

The foods you eat play a role in the health of your immune system. A diet high in added sugar, salt and fat will not provide the nutrition your body needs to function at its best. Make meals balanced with lean protein, whole grains, heart he...

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