Don’t Stress

Don't stress

Stress is a serious problem in the United States.  Over 50 percent of people admit to being under a significant amount of stress on a daily basis.  People down play the importance of being under too much stress by stating, “it’s just stress and I just need to push through it.”  However, if we don’t […]

Spring Clean the Healthy Way

Spring cleaning

Create a Happy Healthy Spring It’s likely you’ve spent quite a bit of time indoors over the winter; it’s time for a change! Our health is our greatest blessing. A long cold winter can lead to a sedentary winter and sitting for long periods of time. Sitting for longer then 30 minuets causes stress on […]

Tips to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

Tips to stay healthy this holiday season

If you have a good routine, stick to it as close as possible.  Habits are how we create health and routines keep us in our healthy habits once we have started them.  Now we all know that there will be parties and changes in schedule but don’t let those couple of occasions throw you off […]

Why We Need Sleep

Why we need sleep

Sleep is one of the most important pieces to the puzzle we call health.  Unfortunately, it is the one thing that we will intentionally deprive ourselves of on a regular basis.  Without sleep, we rob our brain’s ability to form lasting memories, prevent overall body healing, and double the risk of cancer.  The best way […]

The Trouble With Sugar

The trouble with sugar

One of the biggest issues with nutrition involves the addition of sugar into almost every food.  It’s concerning because many foods have added sugar that we wouldn’t expect, like bread, dill pickles, regular potato chips, canned vegetables, tortillas, tomato sauce, ketchup, and many more. There is no reason for us to put sugar in these […]

Fish Oil: The Importance Of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Fish Oil: The Importance Of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

In Dr. Phelps’ opinion omega 3’s are the most important supplement.  One of the reasons is that our bodies are incapable of making them on their own, they must come from our food.  The problem with the Standard American Diet (SAD) is that it is full of omega 6’s.  Now there is only so much […]

Movement Is Life

Movement is life

Television, Internet, and cell phones.  Our society has reached a pinnacle of instant gratification entertainment.  Unfortunately, all three of these activities replaces one important thing: physical movement.  Obesity rates have increased over the past couple decades. Scientists have shown a correlation to the quality of food available, technology advancement, and a decrease in daily exercise.  […]