As you continue to enjoy the warm summer days, we want to make sure you are supporting your healthiest and happiest self! Here are 10 tips you can use to be well all summer long
Is it obvious that we’re huge fans of smoothies? Well, we are. They’re an everyday staple on the Be Well Cleanse, and even after the cleanse is over, we recommend having smoothies for breakfast. People are always asking me what are the best things to add to smoothies, so here’s a little overview of how to make delicious shakes that are sugar, gluten and dairy free…
For those times when we know you’re trying your hardest, or even for those times when you just want to break loose but need to bounce back fast, sometimes you need a little extra help. Our holiday survival kit does just that. We’ve addressed the top concerns when it comes to navigating the holidays – helping us maintain our inner balance when it comes to digestion, stress, sleep, and even detox, so we can face the holidays head on.
Collagen is the most abundant form of protein in our bodies, responsible for the elasticity in our skin, hair, and nails, important for its healing gut benefits, and ease of mobility in our joints and muscles. As we age its production slows, making it that much more important (and desirable) to supplement – but we are no longer limited to bone broth.
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Supplements enhance and support the benefits of a healthy diet. While we all have our go-to supplement regimens, we interviewed the Be Well Health Coaches to find out their favorite Be Well supplements.
If you’re in a position in which you can plan and prepare for pregnancy, there’s so much you can do to optimize both your chances of getting pregnant and your own nutrients to nurture a healthy baby with ease. When it comes to fertility and pregnancy, there are a lot of things that feel out of our control but how you treat your own body and what you eat are in your control. Give yourself time to prepare and allow space in your life, both emotionally and physically.
Vitamin D. It’s the cornerstone of good health, so it’s mind-boggling to me how often vitamin D levels are overlooked or given short shrift by primary-care physicians. Numerous studies have shown a link between vitamin D deficiency and devastating health problems, many of which might well be avoided if we paid more attention to filling the D-gap. If your doc gives you the brush-off when you ask him or her to measure your vitamin D level, then you need to take charge. Educate yourself, get tested (or test yourself), and then work with your doc to develop a plan to get your D up to an optimal level. Your continued health may depend on it!
I am always looking for ways to help my muscles recover more easily. In addition to supplementation, I get asked what foods will help promote these results. Recently, many of my patients have also expressed concern about hair growth, nail strength and dry skin. Avocados can help with all of this, and that’s why they’re so popular in the wellness world!