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Depression is common affecting 300 million people globally of all ages. People with depression have an increased risk of stroke and death from heart disease. Are you at risk? During the past month, have you often been bothered by: 1. Little or no interest or pleasure in doing things? Yes/No 2. Feeling down, depressed or  [Read More…]

Weight Loss

The weight gain begins with Halloween. Then comes Thanksgiving, the biggest day of food consumption in America, where an average American will eat 4,500 calories! During Christmas and New Year’s, we are in a vacation mindset, allowing unhealthy foods to be allowed and exercise to be procrastinated. And we then top it off with the  [Read More…]

Health

Written by Carrie Company Vacation fosters physical wellness and improves happiness & family bonding! Is there any scientific research that shows taking time off is good for health? Yes! “Health is not about the weight you lose, but about the life you gain.” In addition to the well-documented business benefits of vacation (higher productivity, stronger  [Read More…]

LTA

Written by Carrie Company Although chronic lifestyle diseases are among the most common and costly of all health problems, they are also among the most preventable. Prevention encompasses health promotion activities that encourage healthy living. Prevention is all about early detection efforts and strategies for the management of existing diseases and complications. What are the  [Read More…]

10 Ways to Improve your Metabolic Health

Written by Carrie Company 1. Try to Consume no MORE than 25 grams of added sugar per day. MAKE IT EASY: Familiarize yourself with food labels, not your taste buds. 2. Eat at least 4-5 servings of fruits and vegetables. MAKE IT EASY: Visit the local Famer’s Market. With a little olive oil and seasoning,  [Read More…]

Re-Inventing Yourself

  • Apr 06, 2021
Lab Health test

Article By Kia Sanford As we move into Autumn here in the Northern Hemisphere, now is usually the time we move from extroversion to introversion, from energy expanding outward to a more contemplative way of being in the world. I like to think of this transition as a time to think about the intentions we  [Read More…]

immunization recommendations

Written by Carrie Company What is health empowerment? A process through which you gain greater control over the decisions affecting your life and health. We should feel empowered, so we take responsibility for our health, lifestyle choices and follow a healthy lifestyle. Those of us who are empowered and engaged in our own self-care tend  [Read More…]

womens wellness checkup

Written by Carrie Company Smoking – The evidence is clear. Smoking is the single worst thing you can do to your body! Consuming Sugar – consuming sugar leads to hypertension, weight gain, diabetes, and tooth decay. Aim for 20-25 grams of added sugar per day. Ignoring A Treatable Disease – With diabetes, high blood pressure  [Read More…]

Engage 180

Written by Carrie Company If you are serious about setting goals, make them SMART. S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym that stands for specific, measurable, accountable, realistic and timely. Let’s set just one goal for a healthier self. People are always looking for a quick fix, but when a quick fix lacks direction and an understanding of  [Read More…]

Engage 180

Written by Carrie Company How to actually conquer your health-related goals! Step 1: What is your SMART health-related goal? Remember, let’s focus on one goal at a time and make it specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and time focused. (An example: I want to reduce the number of sodas I drink each day to one within  [Read More…]