Week Ending February 28, 2022

How to Incorporate Holistic Healthcare into Your Regimen
“We are all accustomed to traditional health care practices, the allopathic medical approach. A person waits until they have a persistent symptom; they go to the doctor, who listens to the symptoms, runs a test, and then provides a solution.”

What is Kamut & How Do You Use This Nutrient-Packed Ancient Grain? 
“Have you heard of kamut? This ancient grain may not be as common on grocery shelves or in nourish bowls, but it absolutely deserves your attention. Kamut (pronounced kuh-moot) is full of protein and fiber, which means it’s super filling and nutritious.”

HIIT training: What is it and why is it good for your health?
“HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training and it’s one of the most popular forms of exercise, in part due to its high effectiveness in a short amount of time. As a certified personal trainer and private weight loss coach for women, I focus on workouts that can be done quickly and efficiently. This is one of the many reasons why I love recommending HIIT workouts for my clients.”

Food as Medicine
“The world is facing a global epidemic of diet-related chronic disease.  In fact, according to a 2020 article published in The BMJ, “one of every five deaths across the globe is attributable to suboptimal diet, more than any other risk factor including tobacco.”  In response, “there is increased experimentation with the use of ‘food is medicine’ interventions to prevent, manage, and treat illness.”

What to know about foot reflexology in traditional Chinese medicine
“Foot reflexology is an ancient technique that involves applying pressure to specific points on the soles of the feet. Advocates believe that these points mirror the organs and bodily systems and that stimulating them promotes good health and helps keep the body balanced. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) reflexology is one type of this practice.”

How Mouth Taping Affects Sleep + What To Know Before Getting Started
“If you’ve ever had difficulty falling (or staying) asleep, you’ve probably tried quite a few sleep-better hacks in order to get more quality rest. Thankfully, these days there’s no shortage of products that can help you achieve deeper zzz’s. But even with all the bedtime bells and whistles you can collect, sometimes the issue with your sleep comes down to how you’re breathing.”

Researchers emphasize on health-focused rather than a weight-focused approach to treating obesity
“It’s one of the most polarizing questions among clinicians: Is treating obesity while also reducing weight stigma and eating disorder risk mutually exclusive?”

30 Reasons Why Walking Is the Best Exercise
“Americans are no longer under orders to stay at home. Gyms and other facilities where people can work out are have reopened in most of the country. That may encourage people who want to stay in shape or lose the so-called “Quarantine 15” because, as research has found, walking is often just as beneficial a workout.”