Are all your co workers coughing or calling in sick? Have you recently had a viral infection passing from one family member to another? What can you do to support your immune system during the winter when everyone is more vulnerable to infections that knock you down for weeks?
So, it’s dinner time. It’s 29 degrees outside and you usually make a salad for dinner because that always sounds like the healthiest option and keeps you on track with eating veggies. Well a salad doesn’t sound very good when you are cold to the bone and had a 60 minute commute home in the ice and snow. What you really want is something warm and comforting, that fills the hole of hunger and frustration with the weather.
Autoimmune disease is a chronic disorder that disrupts the immune system, causing inflammation throughout the body. More than 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disorders, which include diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS), Crohn’s Disease, and Celiac Disease.
There is no wrong reason to want to become healthier. In Rochester Hills, we work with people who want to lose weight, improve their health, to overcome chronic illness, to fit into old clothes, or just to feel better in general. Sometimes, the reason as to why it is time to get healthy comes from a combination of these concerns. Health and physical appearance may be two of the more common reasons for lifestyle change, but they are far from the only motivational factors. In a world that seems to continue getting more and more expensive with every passing year, getting healthy for the economic benefits might soon become a much more common line of thought.
Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go right. Everything is frustrating, nothing is as it should be and the world seems like a big disparaging place. It’s amazing how the state of our mind can have such a grand impact on the world around us. When you are upset, your perception of everything else changes to fit your mood, creating a cycle of depression, frustration, and fatigue.
Here’s a little riddle for you: what quickly passes away over the course of each day, that crucial element of life that we all wish we had more of?
The afternoon energy slump is a common problem. By 3 or 4 o'clock in the afternoon, you feel like you need a nap, but you still have several hours in the day that require you to be at your best. Learn how to make short-term and long-term changes that can boost your energy at the end of the day.
One of the main reasons that sugar is creating such a health concern in the United States is that it is everywhere. Even foods that many people perceive as healthy, such as packaged fruits and vegetables, are often glazed with sugar to add a bit more sweetness to the naturally sweet item. This overabundance of sugar should be a big concern for anyone who is trying to lose weight. Even with the help of a weight loss program, it can be far too easy to fall into a number of common hidden sugar traps.