Happy National Sauna Week! Sauna therapy is a whole-body thermotherapy treatment that increases body temperature. People have sought out saunas for thousands of years in many parts of the world for spiritual, social, hygiene, and health purposes. This blog post will review the many benefits of sauna therapy, which can help you cleanse and detox while boosting the health of your cardiovascular system!
Is your New Year’s resolution diet not going as well as you had hoped? Then follow a diet that has been deliciously supporting health for centuries instead! The Mediterranean diet is a timeless, scientifically-backed approach to optimal nutrition that not only promotes health but also offers exquisitely tempting flavors. American Heart Month is the ideal time to begin a Mediterranean diet since it is well-known for boosting cardiovascular health.
The holidays are a time of sharing, celebration, joy, and LOTS OF SUGAR. If you feel you need a sugar detox to kick off a healthy New Year after indulging during the holidays, we get it! Too much sugar is associated with several health conditions, including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), high cholesterol, insulin resistance, and PCOS. Prioritize your well-being this New Year with a refined sugar detox!
Is stress impacting your mental health? If so, research shows daily Ashwagandha supplementation could be beneficial to help support and maintain emotional balance.* In a well-designed clinical trial by Chandrasekhar et al., Ashwagandha extract administered to individuals under chronic stress significantly reduced their cortisol levels compared to the study participants who received a placebo. Study participants who received the Ashwagandha extract also showed substantial improvements in several other mental health assessments.*
Potassium is a mineral crucial for the healthy function of all tissues and organs in your body. Potassium levels must be maintained at an optimal balance inside and outside your cells because potassium shifts play a role in nerve function, and nerves control your muscles and organs. So, each time you move a finger - or your heart beats, potassium moves out of and back into your cells to drive the nerve and muscle function.