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The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

What if there were foods more powerful than drugs? Imagine a diet that would lower your cholesterol, make your heart healthier, reduce your risk of cancer, diabetes, and stroke without the side effects of medication. What if this magic food helped you lose weight, sleep better, and feel happier? Would you fill your pantry with [...]

August 28, 2014 Ashley Healthcare, Nutrition, Vitamins & Nutrition Comments Off on The Power of Superfoods on Your Nutrition

What Exactly is a Superfood?

What Exactly is a Superfood?

Superfoods are natural, unprocessed foods, high in nutritional value. Some great examples that can be found in any grocery store or market include: Dark green leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach, and collard greens are high in magnesium, potassium and phytonutrients. They are also a good source of iron and they are loaded with fiber [...]

August 25, 2014 Ashley Health Screens, Healthcare, Vitamins & Nutrition Comments Off on What Exactly is a Superfood?

Wellnesss Wednesday 8-20-2014

Wellnesss Wednesday 8-20-2014

“I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday,” – Eleanor Roosevelt. One of many incredible quotes by former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt (1844-1962), on the power of choices. On this Wellness Wednesday consider the potential good choices can have on your health and get to work on living your best [...]

August 20, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellnesss Wednesday 8-20-2014

Taking Care of Your Body: How Poor Health Creates Stress

Taking Care of Your Body: How Poor Health Creates Stress

You probably know that stress can take a terrible toll on your body, but did you know that poor health increases your stress? Exercise, good sleep patterns, and healthy food work together to relieve your stress all the time, so a person with a healthy lifestyle is far less vulnerable to the effects of stress. [...]

August 15, 2014 Ashley Healthcare, Stress and Overall Health Comments Off on Taking Care of Your Body: How Poor Health Creates Stress

Wellness Wednesday 8-13-2014

Wellness Wednesday 8-13-2014

“I don’t sweat for pounds, or inches, or dress size. I sweat to make my outside match my inside,” – Amber Dawn Hunter. An inspiring quote on the value of respecting your body and health as an entire package. To have outer strength, you must also have inner strength. Reach your full potential and get [...]

August 13, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday 8-13-2014

5 Easy Exercises with Rapid Benefits

5 Easy Exercises with Rapid Benefits

Finding time in your busy life for an exercise routine can be tough. Here are 5 easy exercises with great benefits: 1. Planking. Holding your body off the ground by resting your weight on your forearms and the balls of your feet is more challenging than you might imagine. Start with 3 sets in 30 [...]

August 11, 2014 Ashley Exercise, Healthcare Comments Off on 5 Easy Exercises with Rapid Benefits

Sleep Deprivation: The Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

Sleep Deprivation: The Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

Most of us never seem to get enough sleep. If you find you’re sleeping less than seven or eight hours a night, here are some great reasons to unplug, relax, and catch some extra zzzz’s. Less pain. If you suffer from chronic pain or are recovering from an injury, getting more sleep will help you [...]

August 8, 2014 Ashley Sleep Deprivation, Stress and Overall Health Comments Off on Sleep Deprivation: The Benefits of Getting Enough Sleep

Wellness Wednesday 8-6-2014

Wellness Wednesday 8-6-2014

OK If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you” – Fred Devito. A motivational Wellness Wednesday quote, reminding us of the need to challenge ourselves to do better, to be better. Finding the time to eat well, exercise, and make your body and health a priority is a challenge, but to make change we [...]

August 6, 2014 Ashley Wellness Wednesday Comments Off on Wellness Wednesday 8-6-2014

Stress Symptoms: How Stress Impacts Your Body, Behavior and Health

Stress Symptoms: How Stress Impacts Your Body, Behavior and Health

Stress can affect your feelings and thoughts as well as your body, altering your behavior in a negative way. Recognizing symptoms of stress is the first step in learning to manage stress-related issues. If you don’t find ways to manage your stress, you can develop many diverse problems, such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, [...]

August 4, 2014 Ashley Miscellaneous health topics, Stress and Overall Health Comments Off on Stress Symptoms: How Stress Impacts Your Body, Behavior and Health

Introducing HealthCheckUSA’S New Total Health Series – 6 New Dynamic Tests Available Now!

Introducing HealthCheckUSA’S New Total Health Series – 6 New Dynamic Tests Available Now!

Be Proactive about your health, raise the standard and enhance your well-being with HealthCheckUSA’s Total Health Series Tests. 6 new dynamic tests available now. At HealthCheckUSA we understand just how important it is to receive regular heart checkups in order to know if there are any complications, but also to set baseline levels for future [...]

August 1, 2014 Ashley Miscellaneous health topics, Monthly Promotions Comments Off on Introducing HealthCheckUSA’S New Total Health Series – 6 New Dynamic Tests Available Now!