Magnesium & It’s Crucial Role In Your Body To Stay Healthy

Magnesium is a mineral that plays a big role in making your body work right. More than 300 chemical reactions inside you depend on the mineral. Without it, your muscles can’t move the way they’re supposed to. Your nerves won’t send and receive messages. Magnesium also keeps your heart rhythm steady, blood sugar levels balanced, and […]

Want To Exercise More? Try Setting An Open Goal For 2021!

The future you imagine for yourself, what you believe in, you have to believe so much that you have to live as if it were already your reality. Why do we secretly hope that something else will come up in our lives if we think and repeat the same lines of action every day and […]

How and Why You Should Use Hot Towels In Massage Therapy

A massage is a relaxing and healing process, but it can get even better. With the addition of a hot towel, a massage becomes comforting and has even more physical benefits. Use hot towels… …before the massage! Use hot towels before a massage to soothe your client. This option is especially beneficial right after a workout. […]

Lymphatic System & Fluid Balance

The lymphatic system is a network of delicate tubes throughout the body. It drains fluid (called lymph) that has leaked from the blood vessels into the tissues and empties it back into the bloodstream via the lymph nodes. The main roles of the lymphatic system include: managing the fluid levels in the body reacting to […]

What is Visceral Manipulation?

Visceral Manipulation is based on the specific placement of soft manual forces to encourage the normal mobility, tone and motion of the viscera (internal organs) and their connective tissues. By using specific techniques, practitioners can evaluate how abnormal forces interplay, overlap and affect the normal body forces at work.  The goal is to help the […]

The 17 Best Protein Sources

Here are 17 plant foods that contain a high amount of protein per serving. That said, certain plant foods contain significantly more protein than others. And higher-protein diets can promote muscle strength, satiety and weight loss. 1. Seitan Seitan is a popular protein source and it’s made from gluten, the main protein in wheat. Unlike […]

The Health Benefits of Psyllium

What is psyllium? Psyllium is a form of fiber made from the husks of the Plantago ovata plant’s seeds. It sometimes goes by the name ispaghula. It’s most commonly known as a laxative. However, research shows that taking psyllium is beneficial to many parts of the human body, including the heart and the pancreas. Digestive health Psyllium […]

Ripe vs. Unripe Bananas

We often look at a banana and think “oh, it’s far too ripe” or “oh dang, that fruit is too green!” which is a shame because quite often different stages of a fruit’s maturity have different benefits. The greener a banana is, the more resistant starch it contains. Unlike (over) ripe bananas, which contain more […]

Good Carbs, Bad Carbs

Vegetables Good Carbs   Dark leafy greens (all types, such as spinach, kale, lettuce, arugula, purslane, and bok choy)  Onions  Peas  Mushrooms  Asparagus  Artichokes  Peppers (all types)  Cauliflower  Broccoli  Celery  Eggplant  Cabbage  Green beansspouts  Green beans  Garlic  Fennel  Radish  Cucumber  Zucchini  Summer squash  Pumpkin  Sweet potato  Tomatoes  Bad Carbs  Potatoes  Fruits (but not too much) Good […]