How to Avoid the 3pm Slump (and Stabilize your Blood Sugar)

By Joelle Mintzberg, CNP

It’s almost 3:00pm and you’re starting to feel shaky, irritable, and a little lightheaded. All it takes is one trip to the staff lunchroom because you are just about ready to eat anything in sight.

It’s an awful feeling that can interfere with our daily happenings. Most of us know the feeling and can relate to what is known as the blood sugar crash.

The main issue is that the foods that you rely on for a surge of energy (donuts, cookies, and other high carbohydrate foods) are actually causing you to crash. The good think is that in eliminating these foods, you can begin to balance your blood sugar levels.

Here is how it works. […]

The 5 Best Herbs for Adrenal Support

By Joelle Mintzberg, CNP

It’s that exciting yet stressful time of year where we are back into routine full force! Often times it can be a little stressful getting back into the swing of things. So luckily, our herbal friends, the adaptogens, are here to give us a helping hand during those times of stress and prevent adrenal burn-out.

Adaptogens are herbal medicines that modulate your response to stress or a changing environment. These natural medicines help the body cope with external environmental stresses such as toxins or harsh weather and internal bodily stresses such as anxiety and insomnia. The many benefits of adaptogenic herbs include:

Protecting the immune system
Helping combat the effects of stress
Improving learning, memory, and reaction time
Reducing anxiety and depression without causing drowsiness
Stabilizing blood sugar
Offering anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits
Enhancing sexual potency for both men and women

Here are the top five adrenal herbs that will help you survive stress: […]

By |September 5th, 2015|Health 101, Product Spotlight|0 Comments

Beat Back-To-School Stress & Boost Adrenal Health

By Joelle Mintzberg, CNP, EPC

The end of a relaxing summer is hard enough to face without stressing about your kids’ return to the classroom. Often times, we get so wrapped up & exhausted in the back-to-school routine that we deplete our adrenals. How can we heal adrenal fatigue with young, busy kids at home? The strategies listed below will help to keep you and your family calm and ready to tackle the new school year. […]

By |August 8th, 2015|Health 101|0 Comments

Drink your Way to Better Health

With Joelle Mintzberg, CNP, EPC
Do you know what is in your D R I N K I N G W A T E R? Did you know that the tap water you are drinking contains an excess of pharmaceuticals, bacteria, carcinogens, heavy metals, and drinking parasites, which are not being eliminated by water treatment systems?

The […]

By |June 27th, 2015|Blog, Health 101|0 Comments

6 Tips on How to Achieve a Healthy Weight

With Joelle Mintzberg, CNP, EPC

There are many unique paths to successful weight loss and there isn’t one right way for every person. However, there is a general guideline, listed below, that can help you to achieve great results. It is important to adopt these guidelines to best suit your lifestyle based on what your own body needs […]

By |June 11th, 2015|Health 101|0 Comments