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7 Tips to Curb Sugar Cravings

Jan 16, 2020 / by Allison Horan, MPH, ACN posted in Sugar, Wellness

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Sweet treats can be part of a balanced diet when enjoyed in moderation. But what happens when moderation turns into frequent, out-of-control sugar binges? The truth is almost everyone gets sugar cravings, so the question becomes how to control them.

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5 Reasons To Do A Whole Body Cleanse This January

Dec 5, 2019 / by Alive + Well

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The holiday season is a cherished time for family connectedness, joy, gratitude and celebration. For many of us, however, it can also trigger extra stress and overindulgence.  By the time New Year’s Day comes, we are all feeling reflective of the past year and looking forward to setting goals, shedding excess and finding deeper meaning and purpose in our lives.

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5 Supplements for Energy and Fighting Fatigue

Oct 17, 2019 / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, Energy, supplements, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

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Are you constantly complaining of feeling tired and exhausted? Do you need an afternoon coffee to get through the day? Do you wake in the morning feeling groggy and unrested? Obviously, eating a well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and getting enough sleep are important to maintain your natural energy levels. But sometimes these just aren't enough, especially when life feels crazy. Fortunately, there are many supplements that can help you feel energized throughout the day.

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Powerful Benefits of Putting Your Feet in the Dirt!

Oct 10, 2019 / by Sarah Leach, LaC posted in Wellness, grounding, spa

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E A R T H I N G —also called Grounding— is all about energetically connecting with Mother Earth. This, of course, is amazing on a soul/spiritual level but there’s also a more scientific angle to the practice. To put it briefly, when your bare feet (where your largest pours are) or skin comes in contact with the earth, free electrons are taken up into the body.  These electrons could be referred to as nature’s biggest antioxidants and help neutralize damaging excess free radicals that can lead to inflammation and disease in the body. The earth has an infinite supply of free electrons, so when a person is grounded, those electrons naturally flow between the earth and the body, reducing free radicals and eliminating any static electrical charge. 

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Float Tank Therapy During Pregnancy

Sep 27, 2019 / by Alive + Well

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You likely don't remember the sensation of floating in your mother’s belly, suspended in warm, amniotic fluid. But this idyllic feeling of weightlessness allows for very little stress or pressure on your growing body. Once born, we are immediately exposed to the forces of gravity, which of course is necessary to build strength and be in this world. However, the daily stress of gravity on our bodies, emotional stressors, and the constant stimulation we receive from our environment can lead to an overworked nervous system and tired, achy joints and backs. Recently I’ve discovered float tank therapy as .

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The NEW Fall Yoga Schedule is Here!

Sep 3, 2019 / by Alive + Well

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Each quarter we like to update our yoga schedule to provide more times that work for the most people. With that in mind, we are excited to announce our new fall schedule! See the schedule below and click here to book your next class. As always, walk-ins are welcome.

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5 Supplements to Support Your Child's Focus and Concentration

Aug 21, 2019 / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, Concentration, Kids, Pharmacy

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School is back in session and for many kids, staying focused and attentive in the classroom is a major issue.  We offer some natural, pharmaceutical grade supplements that can help support concentration for kids or teens who struggle with staying focused throughout the long school day. They can also be helpful for teens or college-aged kids managing excessive stress and long study hours.

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Liposomal GABA with L-Theanine for Sleep and Anxiety

Aug 13, 2019 / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, supplements, Sleep, anxiety, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

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GABA is a neurotransmitter that facilitates the calming, parasympathetic response of the nervous system. Supplementing with GABA may be especially helpful for those prone to worry, anxiety, and over-thinking. Fortunately, taking GABA does not cause drowsiness, and actually improves cognition. It can be taken during the day for calming focus, or at night to relieve unwelcome mental chatter.
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Want to Boost Energy and Immunity this Fall?

Aug 5, 2019 / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, Functional Medicine, Holistic Therapies

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A well-balanced diet, quality sleep and exercise are all important for optimal health and wellness, but sometimes they just aren’t enough. Today, it is common for people to be under chronic stress or feel run-down, tired and suffer from low-grade inflammation. The business of living can wreak havoc on our body’s ability to function at a high level. 

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Best Supplements for Relaxation and Mood Support

Jul 19, 2019 / by Alive + Well posted in Wellness, supplements, Stress, Functional Medicine, Pharmacy

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Summer should be relaxing, fun and chill! Unfortunately, many people struggle with anxiety and stress that limits their ability to fully enjoy the moment. Here are some of our Wellness Teams favorite supplements for relaxation and mood support.

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