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Living Life in Balance Blog

February 29, 2016

 "Every organ in the body is connected to the one under your hat"

~BJ Palmer, Developer of Chiropractic

 

It is not often that we think about, consciously, that our brain controls and coordinates ever cell, tissue, organ and gland in our body. Most people have never really given that ANY thought. Thankfully, it happens without our having to think about it...all day long, every day, in every circumstance. This amazing phenomena is powered by our innate intelligence. Innate is that inborn wisdom that starts working within us from the moment of conception. It is the energy that allows a sperm to fertilize an egg, coordinates it's replication in a systemized way that facilitates the formation, growth and development of a tiny little human and all with little to no assistance from the carrying mother. It is the energy that stimulates a chemical reaction to an emotional situation allowing you to experience a sensation that leads to a physiological response as your body integrates and adapts to...

February 23, 2016

I was recently introduced to this "forbidden rice" and it is now on my "standards and staples" list. Forbidden rice is also known as black rice, purple rice or longevity rice. This is not something new... it is an ancient grain that has been served for years in Asian countries. 

Brown rice is much more popular in health circiles but black rice has more powerful disease-fighting antioxidants, it containes fiber and has anti-inflammatory properties. It has a more nutty flavor, similar to brown rice and maintains density greater than white rice.

A 1/3 cup serving of cooked black rice contains approximately (in daily recommended values):

  • 200 calories

  • 2 grams of fat

  • 43 grams of carbohydrates

  • 3 grams of fiber

  • 6 grams of protein

  • 4% DV for iron (bonus for vegetarians)

  • 4% DV for selenium (great immune booster)

  • 120% DV for Manganese  

This particular brand (found at our local QFC) is Gluten Free, non GMO and Vegan. The history of this ancient...

February 16, 2016

The 5th and final step of this series is Diet. This is a topic that can (and will likely) have many more detailed posts in the future. Diet is such a broad topic that really deserves a great deal of attention and personal specificity as every body is different. Diet can also span food, beverages and supplements. It can be for health, for weight loss, for performance, function and more. Regardless of our level of consciousness around our diet – we are always on a diet… our diet is really just what and how we consume.

For this particular post, I will share a simple guideline toward a food guide that most all can follow with some level of success.

  • Eating fresh vegetables first with every meal is a crucial part of our health. Many restaurants serve the salad first, before the main course which is typically your proteins and starches. There is good reason behind this. Eating our fibrous carbs before proteins and starches provides the enzymes necessary to assist with efficient digestion. H...

February 8, 2016

So here we are on part 4 of our 5 part series. I hope that you have gotten value from the previous 3 and that this series has started a frame work of thought around the simplicity of shifting some simple habits to create a higher level of health for yourself and your loved ones. This next segment is one that we are all too familiar with.

Exercise:

Moving the body is a nutrient that is needed for proper health and wellness. Like food, without movement, our bodies would deteriorate and breakdown. There are also many forms of exercise to choose from. You don’t have to be Jack Lalanne pumping it out at the gym 7 days per week to reap the rewards. Increasing the heart rate for 30 minutes per day is the minimum recommendation for health maintenance. That doesn’t account for health improvement. In our technology heavy culture, exercise and movements has fallen to the way side. Can you do house work, dance, walk, lift weights, do yoga or CrossFit in some combination every day? What would it take...

February 5, 2016

At this point, most everyone has heard that eating vegetables is a good idea, especially leafy green veggies that are dark and deep in color. Chlorophyll is the green pigment that gives these vegetables their color and is a major part of the chemistry around plant life. Specifically, with photosynthesis. For many, getting in a regular amount of leafy greens or dark, rich colored vegetables is a challenge in our quick fix, grab and go, no time to prepare, culture. Often, I will hear about how kids and husbands just don’t want to eat their veggies… That is why we are sharing some of the benefits of chlorophyll in food or as a supplement.

Helps with Cleansing and Detoxification:

Sasha recently shared about this in our Year to Get Clear – Living a Detoxified Lifestyle class. She spoke about the importance of having an oxygen rich, alkaline inner terrain. Environmental toxins and pollutants such as heavy metals and small particulates can be very damaging to our health. Chlorophyll binds...

February 2, 2016

 

Looking into part 3 of this series... the "M" can be looked at from a few different perspectives. 

 

Mental Attitude:

This is an area that is often overlooked in the health conversation, however, our mind has a huge impact on our health. Our body doesn’t know the difference between a negative body thought and physical trauma. From a neurological perspective – they run on the same pathway. Instead of thinking you are having a bad hair day, you might as well smack yourself and go on with your day. Do you remember the commercial that had a stick figure man walking under the cloud and they said… “depression hurts”? Well, truly – it does, or at the very least, it can. There are neurotransmitters released with negative thoughts that create a response in the body leading to hypersensitivity to touch, joint achiness and more. Just as a negative thought can have a negative body response, a positive thought can create a positive body response. The brain doesn't recognize the difference between som...

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