Thu, November 07, 2013 •
Sleep is one of the most important things we need, but it’s also the one thing we often don’t get enough of. Whether you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or getting enough, here are five essential secrets for healthy sleep.
1. Find Your Sleep Cycle
Do you find yourself yawning when your favorite late night show starts, but wide awake by the time it’s over? It could mean that you’ve missed your natural sleep cycle. Pay attention to the time you normally feel sleepy and try going to bed instead of pushing through. Otherwise...Continue Reading
Fri, September 27, 2013 •
We all remember the monkey who chased the weasel around the mulberry tree, but if he had stopped for a cup of mulberry tea instead, he might felt a little less mischievous and healthier, too.
The white mulberry (Morus alba) is a fast growing tree that originated in China and India and quickly spread across the rest of Asia and into Europe. Today, white mulberry trees can be found throughout the eastern United States where it established itself as an invasive bit of foliage. Perhaps it’s no surprise that the mulberry has also found its way...Continue Reading
Wed, July 10, 2013 •
There is one vitamin that seems to be getting a lot of attention in recent days. Researchers are second-guessing the suggested daily requirements for it, while also discovering numerous previously unconsidered health benefits.
Of course, we’re talking about Vitamin D!
Most everyone knows Vitamin D as a helper for calcium absorption, but it deserves much more acclaim on its own than what it's used to getting!
Yes, Vitamin D supports the absorption of calcium*, a mineral needed for strong bones, as well as participating in the...Continue Reading
Wed, June 12, 2013 •
Many of us know that healthy digestion is very important for overall health, but did you also realize that your digestive health and energy levels are directly linked to the bacteria that reside in your intestinal tract?
A Delicate Balance
There are typically up to four pounds of more than 500 different bacterial species within the human intestinal tract at any given time. All of these bacteria that call our gut home fall into one of two main categories:
According to the National...Continue Reading
Tue, June 11, 2013 •
WNBA rookie star of the Chicago Sky, Elena Delle Donne, has been in the spotlight for years as an athletic power house on and off the court!Continue Reading
Sporting a 6’5” frame as the Chicago Sky’s newest combo guard/forward, Delle Donne touts exceptional athletic and leadership abilities, leaving no room to question that she was a perfect match for Genesis Today.
Into the first three games of the Chicago Sky’s season, Delle Donne has led her team to a franchise best record start of 3-0 while averaging 19 points and shooting 46% from the field. Very...
Thu, May 16, 2013 •
Vegetables are powerhouses when it comes to maintaining optimal health since they are packed with vitamins and minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients. Vegetables are important sources of many nutrients, including potassium, folate, vitamin A, vitamin E, Vitamin C and much more! Remember, the more intense and vibrant the color, the more nutritional the food.
Though fruits and vegetables are good for our health and have a place in our diets, there are certain ones that are considered superfoods because of their incredible nutritional content....Continue Reading