Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Tis the season of giving and receiving. We wanted to share with you some of our most favorite health focused gifts this year. We often feel guilty prioritizing our well-being, so what a wonderful time of year to give back to your health and the health of those that you love. We hope you enjoy our selections and recommendations.

Cold and Flu Etiquette

Cold and Flu Etiquette

If you are sick with a cold flu-like illness, it is important to think about not putting others at risk. TRUST me when I say that no matter how much people enjoy being around you, they absolutely do not want your sickly germs.

Stay Well During the “Sick Season”

Stay Well During the “Sick Season”

Tis the season for holidays, family gatherings, celebrations, colder weather, and also increased sick “icks”. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu activity can happen year-round. What we call the flu “season” can run between October through May with peak incidents from December through February.

Don't Eat Your Feelings This Holiday Season

Don’t Eat Your Feelings This Holiday Season

Do you travel to see relatives or friends for the holiday season? Does being around family bring up past stressors/traumas? Do you feel guilty or embarrassed not partaking in holiday traditions that no longer fit with your lifestyle (these may include but are not limited to- eating home cooked dinner rolls, Grandma’s pecan pie, or Aunt Sue’s famous stuffing and possibly drinking alcohol)?

Colds and Flu- What Are They?

Colds and Flu- What Are They?

We hear it all the time – I have a “cold” or I don’t want to get the “flu.” What are these conditions and how can you recognize them in yourself or your family? Colds and Flu are caused by viruses that infect your airways.

BOO! What Scares You About Pursuing Your Health?

BOO! What Scares You About Pursuing Your Health?

Do you desire to feel better but afraid of what that journey might look like or entail? The truth is that the road to true optimal health and well-being, what we would call your MaxWell, is multifactorial and encompasses many areas of life. Even people that seek us out realize that they are hoping the answer is an easy diagnosis followed by a quick fix and a pill to swallow.

How to Buy Local and Seasonal Food

How to Buy Local and Seasonal Food

Have you ever heard of the terms “buying local” or “eating seasonally”? For many people, the terms may conjure up images of farmers markets bursting with fresh produce, local honey, and homemade goods. To some, the terms may suggest spending a lot of money or time to find and buy food! But what if I…

A Health Thanksgiving: Sweet Potato Casserole

A Healthy Thanksgiving: Sweet Potato Casserole

This delicious sweet potato casserole is sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving Day table (or for any other special occasion)! The maple syrup enhances the natural sweetness of the sweet potatoes, leaving you with a dish that still tastes like a holiday treat, but isn’t as sugar-laden as the original recipe. | Gluten Free…

Slow Cooker Beef + Butternut Autumn Stew

The days are cool and the leaves are just beginning to turn to vibrant hues, which means it’s time for cozy and simple meals. Winter squashes are the showcase at the market this season, and this flavorful one pot dish will satisfy the whole family. Mito | Keto | Restoration | Elimination | Dairy Free…

Cold + Flu Season: Immune Support

Cold + Flu Season: Immune Support for Boosting Immune System

The immune system is difficult to understand until you recognize that it’s your department of defense. It has amazing capabilities for protection and defense but also has the potential for utter destruction. Because your immune system is your department of defense, when an invader is identified, a response