COMBATTING SEASONAL ALLERGIES

COMBATTING SEASONAL ALLERGIES   If you suffer from seasonal allergies, chances are that you know exactly when spring has begun! The sun is out, flowers are blooming, and the air is rife with pollen. It is estimated that 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal...

Gluten or No Gluten? That is the question!

Gluten or No Gluten? That is the question! EAT gluten; unless you have been diagnosed with wheat allergies, celiac disease, or a gluten intolerance. Studies from Harvard University recently suggested that avoiding gluten foods may actually increase one’s chance...

Prebiotics & Probiotics

One aspect of a healthier lifestyle that is starting to take hold is the focus on the health of our gut microbiome through diet. But first, what is a gut microbiome you may ask? This is the bacterial community that resides within our stomaches and small intestines...

Is It A Cold Or The Flu?

Chances are great that this year that either you or someone you know has had the flu. This season, the flu is making headlines as potentially the worst since 2014, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Emergency rooms are being flooded with patients and...

SEEING YOUR NEW YEAR’S FITNESS RESOLUTIONS THROUGH

Every holiday season, many of us find ourselves putting together a list of changes that we would like to make improvements to our finances, health, relationships or whatever the new cause may be. But this year, if your goal is improving your health or fitness, prepare...

Taking the Stress out of the Holidays

The holidays are meant to be a time of cheer and merriment spent with our closest friends and family. But the lead up to the holidays is often reported as the most stressful time of the year. With the headache of gift shopping, organizing people to come together with...