The Essential Piece Of The Wellness Puzzle

Fiber is interesting because although it is a food and we eat it, we don’t digest it. In other words, it doesn’t enter into our bloodstream and instead just passes through our digestive tract until it is excreted. Yet, fiber is special in that it both promotes wellness while also reducing the risk of chronic disease. Read this article to learn how fiber helps the body…

The DIY Approach To A Supple Spine

The spine plays a vital role in pain relief. Impulses from the brain travel through nerves that exit the spinal column and bring feeling into every part of the body. Back pain is often caused by imbalances, and if you stretch the entire spine from head to hip, you will have hit all the places where imbalances occur. Read this article to learn pain-relief exercises… 

When Exercise Hurts, Do This…

A little stiffness and soreness is both expected and healthy after exercise. When the muscles are placed under stress, the bones placed under a load and the lungs made to kick into high gear, the body is strengthening itself. But the resulting pain can discourage you from continuing your exercise program. Read this article to learn how to treat the pain… 

Yoga: Ancient Pain-Relieving Practice

More than half the American population is said to suffer some form of chronic pain. This pain interferes with quality of life by affecting sleep, emotional states and ability to work. In fact, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) report that pain is the single most common reason that Americans seek medical attention. Read this article to learn about an ancient pain remedy…

Cardio Kickboxing: Healthful Or Harmful?

You have undoubtedly seen Billy Blanks’ Tae Bo Workout infomercials that make their way into our homes a half-dozen times a year. Tae Bo has sold millions of units to date, becoming the country’s best-selling workout video in the process. But the growing popularity of martial art aerobic programs has come with a price… 

Healing is an Art… Be an Artist!

There are two things to keep in mind when looking into a holistic health program. First, alternative therapies and holistic wellness programs are art forms, not sciences. Second, to be most effective, all natural wellness approaches demand the daily involvement of the person in need of the care. Read this article to learn about the healing arts…

The Man-Made Nature of Cancer

The overriding theme of the wellness model I subscribe to is that pain, illness and disease are man-made. More specifically, those diseases for which one is not genetically predisposed, those ailments not caused by a traumatic injury and illness or not related to unknown contaminant are caused by… you. Read this article to learn how you may be your own worst enemy…

Controlling Your Weight Means Controlling Disease

More than 130 million Americans are overweight. That’s nearly 42 percent of the U.S. population and more than double the entire population of France. Even worse, 40 million Americans are clinically obese or “seriously” overweight. That’s almost double the entire population of Australia. Three million Americans suffer from life-threatening obesity, otherwise known as morbid obesity. Dr. Mark Wiley gives tips on minimizing your weight and maximizing your health…