Health

Having a positive and high energy outlook on life will aid in moving one towards good health. Find out how to live mindfully, more vibrantly and take your health into your own hands with whole foods and good vibes.

Jar of honey with honeycomb

Honey

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Food , Nutrition , Superfoods
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Published June 12, 2019
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Updated June 12, 2019
Honey is a sweet liquid made naturally by bees for their own nourishment. It is a natural alternative to sugar and apart from its delicious taste, has many health benefits. Raw Honey Benefits Raw Honey is easily absorbed by the digestive lining and is free from bacterial invasion. It has a low level of protein […]

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published June 11, 2019
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Updated June 11, 2019

Lutein is an organic pigment which belongs to the family of carotenoids – which are known to have powerful antioxidant properties. It is also one of the primary pigment present in the macula of the eye. Lutein for eyes is extremely beneficial as it has powerful antioxidant properties and acts as a natural sunblock, protecting […]

Cordyceps

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published April 11, 2019
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Updated August 6, 2019

Cordyceps owes its discovery to Tibetan herders, who would observe their goats, sheep and yaks consuming the fruiting bodies of Cordyceps as they grazed in the mountains and over time becoming stronger. Since then it has become an elixir for boosting human potential. In 1993 the Chinese Women’s Olympic  Running Team broke three world records, and it was not […]

Sciatica Pain Relief with Exercises

Exercises for Sciatica Pain Relief

By Dr. Brent Wells, D.C.
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In Fitness , Well being
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Published March 26, 2019
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Updated March 26, 2019
Sciatica is one of the most common types of chronic pain, and it can be challenging to treat. Sciatica is irritation along the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back into your leg. When there is pressure on the sciatic nerve, it can cause pain throughout the lower back, hips, buttocks, and legs. This […]

Zinc for Acne

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published March 19, 2019
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Updated April 15, 2019

Zinc is a crucial nutrient in the treatment of acne. Not only does it support healthy skin development, but it’s also an integral part of our immune system – fighting off infections. Zinc reduces inflammation, swelling and redness and with its bacteriostatic properties, it prevents the growth and spread of bad bacteria on the skin, bacteria […]

Yoga for Digestion

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published February 28, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019

Being backed up or bloated is never comfortable. Not only may it leave you feeling not the best it is also a sign that your body is not working as it should, leading to a build-up of toxins, a growth of bad bacteria (dysbiosis) and possible dysfunction of organs. Consuming a wholefoods diet, free of […]

Circadian Rhythm - Sleep

Circadian Rhythm

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Well being
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Published January 24, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019
Circadian Rhythm The circadian rhythm is your sleep cycle. It is part of your body’s clock, informing you when the best time to sleep and wake are. However, like any other system in the body, it can get out of balance. Regulated by hormones, its efficiency is controlled by the health of the body – […]

6 Causes of a Vaginal Yeast Infection

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published January 10, 2019
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Updated June 10, 2019

Causes of Vaginal Yeast Infection Candida is an opportunistic organism, since the 1940’s with the introduction of antibacterial antibiotics as a medicinal therapy, there has been an ever-increasing issue of serious candidal infections in individuals who have used antibiotics (ed. Prasad, R., 2017). There are numerous other reason for Candida overgrowth – or a vaginal yeast infection – that […]

Magnesium

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published November 22, 2018
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Updated August 6, 2019

Magnesium is defined as a macro-mineral. What is that means? It means that you have to provide to your body hundreds of milligrams of this nutrient every day.  Inside your body, you can find magnesium especially in bones (60-65%) and muscles (25%). This macro-mineral cannot be made in your body and therefore you have to […]

Liver Function

How to Improve Liver Function

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Well being
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Published November 16, 2018
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Updated April 16, 2019
The liver is the largest and one of the most important organs in the body. A few of its main functions are (a) Metabolic — glucose homeostasis, (b) Synthetic — interconversion of nutrients, binding protein for iron, copper and vitamin A, (c) Storage — of vitamins and minerals, glycogen, and lipids, (d) Catabolic —detoxification, phagocytosis […]
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