Is the Idea of Weight Loss Weighing You Down?

There are many reasons people decide to lose a few pounds. Sometimes, weight management is required to mediate a diagnosis, such as Type 2 Diabetes or Cardiovascular Disease, sometimes you need to lose a few pounds to improve your hormone levels and your body's response to stress, and sometimes you want to lose some weight … Continue reading Is the Idea of Weight Loss Weighing You Down?

The Mysteries of the Microbiome

"You are what you eat," and that has never been so clearly demonstrated than by science's recent discoveries regarding the human microbiome. The word "microbiome" is the scientific term used to describe the trillions of bacteria inhabiting our bodies, primarily our gastrointestinal tracks. These bacteria are, for the most part, good and exert significant influence … Continue reading The Mysteries of the Microbiome

Upgrade Your Medicine Cabinet

We’ve all been there, staring into the medicine cabinet wondering if its contents can solve our problem. In fact, most of us still use some of the same remedies our parents used. Did you know that the majority of these everyday remedies are potent chemical compounds that can have adverse side effects? For example, NSAID’s … Continue reading Upgrade Your Medicine Cabinet

Getting Comfortable at the Spa: A Guide to Spa Etiquette

The Greater Palm Springs area is full of world-class spas offering everything from a dip in local mineral waters to the ultimate in luxury pampering. However, those who have never visited a spa might not know what to expect the first time. Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your spa … Continue reading Getting Comfortable at the Spa: A Guide to Spa Etiquette