Did you know that upwards of 11 million Americans could currently be seeing better, if only they had their eyes checked and obtained corrective lenses? You might be one of them, or one of the countless others who is wearing an outdated prescription. It’s recommended that adults see an optometrist at least once every two [...]
Have you always wanted to start strength training but aren’t sure where to begin? Check out these seven rules to learn the basics. 1. Warm Up First You might be excited about your new strength training goals, but before you head over to the weight room, do some light cardio first. Why? Warmer muscles are [...]
Dr Ray Strand’s What Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Nutritional Medicine May Be Killing You was originally published over ten years ago, in 2002, but since then, it has become a mainstay of on-going conversations beyond the Western medical industry that struggle to understand more about health and wellness.
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) are a super versatile, low fat, and high fiber protein source rich in important minerals like phosphorus and molybdenum. They’re also incredibly easy to cook with, whether you decide to use a dried or canned variety. Want to take chickpeas beyond the hummus bowl? Check out these six recipes.
Have you ever skipped a workout because you didn’t have enough time for it in your busy day? It makes sense – going to the gym, taking an exercise class, or heading out for a long-distance run can easily eat up a huge amount of your free time, not to mention getting to your exercise [...]
Want to eat more real food made with whole ingredients? Check out these tips for cutting processed foods out of your diet. Cook In Advance One of the hardest parts of eating whole foods can often be finding the time to prepare food from those fresh ingredients. One way to cut down on that prep [...]
Blueberry season is right around the corner, and that means that everyone’s favorite antioxidant source is back. With wild blueberries taking the cake for the fruit with the most antioxidants per serving (and cultivated blueberries coming in at number two), any excuse to add more blueberries to your diet is probably a good one. Try [...]
Everyone’s favorite celebrity physician, Dr. Mehmet Oz, shares the following seven tips for health and wellness, based on his own personal practice. 1. Stretch Regularly Daily stretching can help you relax, strengthen your muscles, and increase flexibility in your joints to prevent pain and injury. Yoga is one popular way of getting in a guided [...]
Getting enough sleep is the most important thing – but did you know that how you sleep can also impact your health? Let’s take a look at eight common sleeping positions and what they do to your body.
Asparagus season is drawing to its end in most parts of the country, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to enjoy this short-lived seasonal favorite. It just means it’s time to pack more of these vitamin-packed spring veggies into your meals! Want to go beyond steamed stalks? Check out these six recipes, all featuring [...]