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5 Reasons You’re Having a Hard Time Losing Weight

5 Reasons You’re Having a Hard Time Losing Weight

More than one in three adults are considered to be overweight. One of the most common goals among people is to lose weight. This is easier said than done. There are many reasons it can be so challenging to shed off the fat, but don’t make excuses. Once you are informed, make the changes. Let’s discuss the reasons you’re having a hard time losing weight. Drinking Your Calories You’ve heard it a million times and you’re sick of hearing it. The truth is, drinking water is the number one thing you should be doing. You can be dehydrated even if… Read More

Lowering Your Cholesterol: 5 Foods That Do the Trick


To date, almost 29 million adults in the United States over the age of 20 years old have what is considered high cholesterol levels (over 240 mg/dL). Luckily, there are certain foods that lower the low-density lipoprotein (LDL), otherwise known as the “bad cholesterol.” Regardless of how young you are, cholesterol levels matter. While it is easy to eat foods that will cause your cholesterol rates to soar, it is just as easy to eat foods that will do the opposite. Interested in lowering your cholesterol? These five foods will do the trick. Oats Start your day off on the… Read More

If You’re a Senior and Can’t Sleep, Read This.

If You’re a Senior and Can’t Sleep, Read This

As the years go by, you might begin to notice that you are waking up earlier, waking up more often throughout the night, or simply having difficulties sleeping for most nights. More and more people are beginning to report lack of sleep or difficulty sleeping as they age. Although there is not really a “right” amount of sleep, sleeping for a good amount of hours is crucial to one’s health. While experts say that it is important to get seven to nine hours of sleep every night, it is also important to remember that in all cases, it is not… Read More

How to Prevent the Flu

How to Prevent the Flu

This season’s H3N2 flu strain has been particularly brutal. So far, 74,560 flu cases in the United States have been confirmed by labs. It can cause severe symptoms such as coughing, fever, joint aches, runny nose, and sore throat. In worse cases, it can lead to pneumonia or even a secondary bacterial infection that can be deadly. Unless you plan on locking your doors and never leaving the house during flu season, chances are you’re going to encounter your fair share of germs. Our immunity and wellness IV treatment will supercharge your immune system so your body is ready to… Read More

Dear Moms, Here’s How to Deal with Your Children’s Allergies

Dear Moms, Here’s How to Deal with Your Children’s Allergies

Parental burnout, we know all about that life. Especially when it comes to your kids’ allergies, dealing with it can be quite overwhelming and well…exhausting. You wouldn’t believe it, but up to 20 percent of all children in the U.S. suffer from allergies. If your child is one of them, you what to do: Get ready for sneezing, sinus infections, asthma, and the attitude. We know it can be pretty much miserable for the whole family. This is why we created this guide to help you survive: How Does it Happen? The first step to helping your child if he… Read More

Hydration: The Game-Changer For Exercise

Drinking and Exercise

While you’re running on that treadmill or picking up those dumbbells, you’re not exactly thinking of how much water you’ve been drinking. Whether you’re a serious athlete, or simply exercise for a healthy lifestyle, it is crucial to stay hydrated. You should be drinking water before, during, and even after your workout. Without hydration, your body cannot perform at its optimal level. Here are a few things to consider: What Happens During Dehydration? Dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you drink. When your body does not have enough water, it can no longer work properly. Dehydration can occur… Read More

What is Anemia and How to Treat It

What is Anemia and How to Treat It

Anemia occurs when the oxygen-carrying capacity of red blood cells (RBC) is not enough to meet your body’s needs. There are many types of anemia but the most common is Iron Deficiency Anemia. Below, we list down some of the most common questions about anemia. What is Anemia? Your red blood cells are the part of your blood that is responsible for providing oxygen to other cells inside your body. Hemoglobin, the pigment which comes with the RBCs, is what binds oxygen together before the oxygen gets delivered to the cells. When there is a low number of RBCs, your… Read More

Top 5 Feel-Good Exercises for Your Body and Soul

Top 5 Feel-Good Exercises for Your Body and Soul

People are now more aware of their health than ever. It’s great to know that people care about their bodies, and constantly seek to enhance their appearance. Follow the top five workouts below to help you enhance your body, feel better, and make sure you’re maintaining healthy habits! Planks Whether you’re more into side planks, or standard planks, these are great to help work your entire upper body. It’s not as easy as it looks! Holding your body up and relying on your arm muscles to keep this position will help develop stronger and greater muscle mass. For the standard… Read More

IV for Life: Revitalize Yourself, You Deserve It

IV For Life

It’s that time of year: the time to change. Your resolutions are fresh in mind. Your willpower is at its max. You’re at the gym, eating healthy and staying hydrated. You’re ready to become the best possible version of yourself. Sounds like it’s time to consider an IV vitamin infusion. Chances are, you haven’t thought about using an IV drip to get important vitamins and minerals. Most people haven’t. Yet, did you know that IV revitalization offers A LOT of benefits, including:         100% of all vitamins are absorbed into your bloodstream         You’ll start to feel the effects of IV vitamins… Read More

The Secret to Healthy Snacking

Secret to Healthy Snacking

It’s hard to snack healthy. It just is. Making sure to eat a balanced and nutritious breakfast, lunch and dinner is tough enough. Adding healthy snacks to that equation makes it even harder. Balancing it all with work, family, and personal projects seem almost impossible. We get it. It’s overwhelming. Thankfully, there are A lot of ways to improved snacking. They may not always be the easiest, but they are possible. That is where we enter the picture. We’re here to help you eat healthier and feel better. We’re here to help you be the ideal version of you. Learn… Read More