HOW EFFECTIVE ARE MULTIVITAMINS?

Multi Vitamins can be somewhat effective if your diet is void of whole foods and essential nutrients. As a health coach, I always try to insist that my clients eat real food (not processed) with an abundance of organic fruits and vegetables. It is a fact, however, that due to busy life-styles and compromised soil, we are not always able...

ELECTROLYTES – WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY ARE THEY ESSENTIAL?

WHAT ARE ELECTROLYTES? Electrolytes are the charged substances that result from when a salt is dissolved in solution. These positively charged ions can conduct electricity, and are therefore referred to as “electrolytes “. For example, common table salt is sodium chloride. When dissolved in water, it separates into a positively charged sodium ion and a negatively charged chloride ion. For us...

METABOLISM – WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO I MANAGE IT?

WHAT IS METABOLISM? Metabolism is defined as all the chemical processes in your body that cause food to be broken down and used for energy and growth. Some people complain that they have either a fast or slow metabolism and blame it on their genetics. Although genetics may contribute slightly, there are many other lifestyle factors that can stall or speed...

HEALTH BENEFITS OF COLD SHOWERS

Wim Hof, known as the iceman has done a lot of research on the benefits of cold therapy. Besides having spiritual benefits, there are deep restorative benefits to the cold which helps with pain and inflammation. Cold showers, or cold-water immersion, is a popular technique among amateur and professional athletes, but it also offers boosting benefits for everyone because it...