1.) Drink warm lemon water in the mornings Warm lemon water has many benefits. Not only does it continue to detox the body, it also aids in digestion, boosts the immune system and rejuvenates skin! 2.) Eat easy to digest foods Raw food is hard to digest. For this reason, try to eat steamed or puréed vegetables for  the first and second day post-cleanse. Also, once you finish […]

1. Eat plenty of fiber, including brown rice and organically-grown fresh fruits and vegetables. Beets, radishes, artichokes, cabbage, broccoli, spirulina, chlorella, and seaweed are excellent detoxifying foods. 2. Cleanse and protect the liver by taking herbs such as dandelion root, burdock and milk thistle, and drinking green tea. 3. Take vitamin C, which helps the body produce glutathione, a liver compound that drives away toxins. […]

  We have all woken up with the alarm buzzing wanting nothing more than to hit the off button, turn over and drift back to sleep. However, there are very few days where that is actually possible. Life can become so busy and overwhelming sometimes that just getting out the door on time is hard work. Luckily, with a little preparation and planning the night […]

1.) Too much Vitamin A Overdoing vitamin A-containing supplements or medications can trigger hair loss, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. Thedaily value for vitamin A is 5,000 International Units (IU) per day for adults and kids over age 4; supplements can contain 2,500 to 10,000 IU. 2.) Lack of Protein If you don’t get enough protein in your diet, your body may ration protein […]

  John Barnet, AP answers questions about Acupuncture to Quit Smoking. 1.) Can acupuncture really help me to quit smoking? Yes, but the person has to be ready to quit. Sometime I see people in the clinic that have been peer pressured into coming by their spouse or loved one, and they’re not really ready to quit. Generally, I tell patients to be tobacco-free for […]

Almonds Nuts and seeds are laced with anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce redness and acne. Almonds are especially good for your skin, as they contain magnesium, Omega 3 fatty acids, and Vitamin E, which help to reduce stress hormones that often cause breakouts. Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate not only contains a huge dose of antioxidants, but the cocoa flavonoids in the chocolate are associated with more […]

Eat a protein-packed breakfast. Protein stabilizes our blood sugar and keeps us out of the craving danger zone. During the afternoon, our circadian rhythms change as cortisol levels decrease and melatonin increases. These chemical shifts are the reason we start reaching for the candy jar around 2:30 p.m. Instead, enjoy a low-sugar protein shake like the Isagenix Isalean.   Avoid low-fat products It is no […]

               It’s a known fact that people are struggling to lose weight and keep it off…. Of the 45 million Americans dieting each year, 80 to 90 percent of them will regain all their lost weight and even more. The repeated cycle of weight loss and regain shows that the simple remedy of eating healthier and exercising regularly isn’t […]

1.) Acupuncture treats more than just pain. Acupuncturists find it unfortunate when patients cancel appointments because they are sick. Not only can acupuncture help treat the common cold and stomach viruses, it is helpful for a wide variety of issues including mental and emotional stress, cancer, skin diseases, neurological disorders, infertility, childbirth, and gout to name a few. 2.) Eat a little something before your […]

  1.) Get a good night’s sleep! Today, people are so busy working on their laptops and smart phones until the wee hours of the night and then wonder why they can’t fall asleep. Creating a night time routine to get your body ready for rest is imperative to sleeping soundly. Turn off the computers, televisions, and phones for at least an hour before bed. […]