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Does this scenario sound familiar? Everything is fine until someone makes a comment about this year’s version of grandma’s famous chocolate cake…then boom! Feelings get hurt. You might yell. Tears inevitably roll. We’ve all been there, and the culprit is usually a result of unmanaged stress. When left unmanaged,...

Tiny little treats in crinkly wrappers might be nostolgic during this time of the year, but let's face it, most halloween candy is pretty bad for you. Sugar, chemicals, low quality ingredients...

Harold spent thousands of dollars on out of pocket medical treatments trying to figure out what was making him sick. After years of multiple medical doctors, testing and prescription drugs, he thought he was just destined to live “sick.” When he moved to the desert, he saw one of...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign aimed to increase awareness of the disease and help those affected by breast cancer through early detection, education and support services. The fact is, all women are at risk for breast cancer, and the most common risk factors for breast...

Chronic stress affects many of us, and we don’t even know it. That knot in your stomach or insomnia you can’t seem to shake is most likely a result of stress. From there, the effects of stress on our body cause hormone levels to rise, which can lead...

The American Thyroid Association reports that an estimated 20 million Americans have some sort of thyroid disease, and up to 60 percent are unaware of their condition. The thyroid is a bow tie shaped gland located in the base of your neck, and produces a...

Whether you are new to the Paleo diet or just need some new recipe inspiration, we've got it! We LOVE food, and we LOVE to gather and graze with family and friends, so we pulled together a few of our favorite recipes from sites we...

We’ve all developed our “fast track” methods for feeling a little thinner or fitting into those favorite pants, only to let out the proverbial sigh afterwards knowing we’ll be back at square one by morning. Improper dieting can become a vicious cycle that actually harms your body, and...

One of the most common issues we hear from new clients entering our wellness program is that they feel depressed. Many of our clients have been to their traditional doctor for symptoms of depression that have snowballed into sleepless nights, poor digestive, acid reflux, infertility and body pain only...

Leaky gut syndrome is a condition also known as “intestinal permeability,” which refers to a condition in the digestive tract where protective proteins are damaged. This damage results in “bad” bacteria entering the gut, causing system wide inflammation.  Once inflammation begins, over time it can lead to food sensitivity, inflammatory...

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