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Ayurveda
Ayurveda originated in India more than 5,000 years ago and is considered to be the oldest healing science. The practice is based on the concept that health and wellbeing is achieved through a connectedness to the universe, and by maintaining...
Sleep Hygiene: Why it Matters & 6 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep
No truer words were ever spoken. Getting a good night’s sleep is possibly the single most important thing you can do for your health. Remarkably, a person can survive days, even weeks without food or water. Sleep deprivation, however, is...
Breathing for Stress Reduction: Part 2
In a previous blog post we introduced diaphragmatic breathing. Slow, deep breathing is considered the healthiest for us since it can boost our physical and mental energy, help release waste and create a sense of calm. Once you have mastered basic diaphragmatic...
Breathing for Stress Reduction: Part 1
Being mindful of every breath has been a core principle of meditation and religious practices for thousands of years. These ancient traditions believe that focused, controlled breathing is fundamental to the health and well being of an individual’s body and...
Our Best Outdoor Workouts for Summer
Spending time outside may be more important for your health than you realize.  Studies suggest that spending as little as 15 minutes in the sun each day helps the body produce Vitamin D.  Known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, Vitamin D...
Men's Health
June is a celebratory, festive month.  The summer has begun and we celebrate graduation ceremonies, Father’s Day, BBQs and Pride parades.   Additionally, June has official days set aside to honor the US Flag, another to recognize our Best Friends...
Mood Boosting Recipes
Feeling a little down, anxious or stressed?  Instead of reaching for a bag of potato chips or bowl of ice cream, try snacking on a handful of strawberries or some mixed nuts.  You’ll notice a difference.  Although our favorite comfort...
Senna: Natural living rooted in tradition
For centuries, ancient cultures around the world have been using plants to aid and support dietary needs.  Fast-forward to modern times, people still seek and utilize plants by incorporating them into foods, drinks, and supplements to achieve optimum health.  Over the...
Benefits of adding Turmeric in your diet
Turmeric Supplements for Overall Health ​​In the world we live in today, the next best thing to add to your diet is constantly popping up. We're bombarded with supplements that are supposed to be the most amazing thing for us...
Secret Supplements for Moms: Turmeric Capsules
Secret Supplements for Moms: Turmeric Capsules As an active mom who works as a dance teacher, it's important for me to keep my body healthy and strong with Health Plus’s turmeric capsules. They have 3 products in their Turmeric Line, each with...
RECIPE: Turmeric Honey Glazed Chicken
One thing is for certain, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a top priority for me. With my rare, and at times complicated, medical condition, I am always finding ways to stay on top of my health and find natural ways to care for my body. I am an active mom of two toddler girls and I need to keep up with their everyday activities. This means I need to stay in great shape. As I start to age, I want to be sure my body keeps up. I have found a beneficial product line that I love. The main component is Turmeric which I’ve used in my kitchen for years for its health benefits.
9 WAYS to Improve Your Gut Health
9 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR GUT HEALTH Invest in a quality probiotic: We’re not just saying that because we’re launching our new and improved Probiotic blend this summer. Buts it’s a good place to start. Prebiotics: This forgotten food group is...
Peaches: Yummy for the Tummy
When it comes to fruits, summer time has the sweetest and the juiciest of all year. When thinking about juicy fruits, one stands out above the rest -- guess that explains why August is National Peach Month!  A symbol of...
Greek Yogurt Peach Parfait
Around the Health Plus office, 10 a.m. is often a favorite time of day, as it is Snack Time.  In honor of National Peach Month, for today’s snack we decided to construct our very own Greek Yogurt Peach Parfait.   ​ ​Yogurt is...
Summer Slim Down Tips
Yesterday marked that summer is officially here and if you have not already started to achieve that summer bod you have been fantasizing about all winter, you might be feeling all is lost.  Truth be told, you will not score...
Men's Health Week 2017
In 1994 a bill establishing National Men’s Health Week was signed by President Clinton on May 31st.   Since then, not only has the awareness week grown from a week to a month, but it is no longer recognized as just...
RECIPE: Weekend Warrior Smoothie
​Ingredients​1 medium mango1 medium navel orange1 medium banana1 cup almond milk1 tbsp. Colon Cleanse Pineapple sweetened with stevia1 tbsp. chia seedsIce, depending on your preference... (I used 3 ice cubs)   Instructions Peel and chop all fruit ingredients and toss into blender or NUTRiBULLET (like...
ASTAXANTHIN: RED HOT ANTIOXIDANT
For centuries, cultures around the world have been using plants to aid and support dietary needs.  Fast-forward to modern times, people are incorporating more plants into foods, drinks, and supplements in effort to achieve optimum health.   As part of a...
Stevia: The Dynamic Sweet Leaf
Ancient plants have been used by cultures around the world to aid and support dietary needs for centuries.  Fast-forward to modern times, people are incorporating more plants into foods, drinks, and supplements in effort to achieve optimum health.   As part...
HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC
Why is Turmeric Good for you?What is Turmeric and where does it come from?​Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is perennial a herbaceous plant and is considered a part of the ginger family, native to Southern Asia. Turmeric was first used as a dye...
7 Daily Fruits and Veggies perfect for Cleansing your Colon
We all were told by our parents, “Eat your fruits and veggies or you'll have a hard time pooping.” Now, 30+ years later, you are browsing the internet looking for home remedies to solve your problem". In the back of...