Is a Raw Food Diet Good for You?

Is a Raw Food Diet Right For You? The goal of eating raw foods is to obtain plenty of nutrients in an easy to digest manner. There is no need to go completely raw (Dr. Axe, 2017) making sure to consume some raw fruits every day is important to everyone. Sometimes eating cooked foods are…

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Benefits of Physical Activity

Physical Activity   You know you should do it, but you get stuck trying to decide if you should join a gym, try a yoga class, or start walking. Despite your good intentions, you end up doing nothing. Exercising regularly, every day if possible, is the single most important thing you can do for your health.…

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Foods to Eat for Better Immunity

Foods You Need to Eat for Better Immunity   One way to care for ourselves is to help support optimal immune function by maintaining a fair amount of physical activity, managing stress and anxiety, and focusing on healthy eating. Your lifestyle and the things you eat can have a direct effect on your immunity, thus…

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Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress

Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress     We all face stressful situations throughout our lives, but no matter what the cause, stress floods your body with hormones. Your heart pounds, your breathing speeds up, and your muscles tense. Here are some relaxation techniques that can help you evoke the relaxation response and reduce stress. Breath…

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Transmission

About 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Transmission There are indications that person-to-person spread is occurring, most likely between close contacts (as in the case of SARS). It is not clear yet how easily 2019-nCoV spreads from person-to-person. It is important to know this in order to better understand the risk associated with this virus. Officials are…

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus On 31 December 2019, the WHO China Country Office was informed of cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology (unknown cause) detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. A novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was identified as the causative virus by Chinese authorities on 7 January. On 10 January, WHO published a range of interim guidance for all countries on how…

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Ten Essentials of Health and Wellness

10 Essentials for Health and Wellness Let the elements of healthy living enhance your life: Trivita.com Essential #1: Breathe Deeply Inhale a full measure of reviving air, hold, then release stress and toxins. A healthy immune system is dependent upon deep breathing. Your lymphatic system powers the immune response in your body, and lymph fluid…

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Complete & Incomplete Proteins

Complete and Incomplete Proteins    What are proteins and what do they do? Proteins are large, complex molecules that play many critical roles in the body. They do most of the work in cells and are required for the structure, function, and regulation of the body’s tissues and organs. Proteins are made up of hundreds…

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Preventing Falls

Tips to Keep You on Your Feet Each year millions of Americans, especially older adults, go to the emergency department after an injury from a fall. “These falls can cause serious injuries—back fractures, hip fractures, as well as head trauma,” says Dr. David B. Reuben, a healthy aging expert at the University of California, Los…

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Quercetin

According to Dr. Axe (2017) and WebMD (2017), Quercetin is a plant pigment or polyphenol from the flavonoid group that is found in many plants, vegetables, fruits and grains. It is contained in foods such as apples, onions, berries, buckwheat tea, green tea, tomatoes, broccoli and red wine (Dr. Axe 2017). According to ( WebMD,…

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