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The “Perfect” Posture: Position vs. Posture

The “Perfect” Posture: Position vs. Posture

What is the “Perfect” Posture? In short, no posture is “perfect” (Spoiler!). The idea that you should constantly maintain a “perfect” posture ignores that the human body craves movement and is consistently interacting with our external environments.

Just Breathe

Just Breathe

To take control of your health, the most basic step is to breathe. Nose breathing is a proven scientific means within all of our reach to reduce stress. If you spend the whole day breathing through your nose, you will be using the most natural method of de-stressing that you have.

The Mind-Gut Connection

The Mind-Gut Connection

Did you know it is not just the type of food that you eat, but also the mood you are in when you eat that food, that can influence everything from how your body digest the food to even the hormones you release?

Coloring Your Microbiome

Coloring Your Microbiome

You’ve probably heard the advice “eat a rainbow” of food colors every day… but do you know why? Think of your microbiome as like a micro-bug staff that are made up of different experts for different jobs, but all working together.

The Power of Sleep

The Power of Sleep

Have you ever received the flu shot and wondered why it didn’t work? If you get less than 6 hours of sleep per night in the week leading up to your flu shot, you produce only half the antibody response…rendering the vaccination useless. Sleep (along with all circadian rhythms) has substantial regulatory effects on the immune system.