Anti-Aging & Functional Medicine

Woman looking at her reflection in the mirror admiring her healthy skin
Since aging is the #1 risk factor for most major illnesses, delaying the aging rate by 7 years would cut the incidence of disease in half! Our chronological or actual age does not necessarily reflect our biological age. We could be younger or older and there are now ways to measure ... Read More
Woman sleeping in her bed
The importance of sleep cannot be overemphasized. Lack of sleep can increase weight, the incidence of obesity, diabetes, depression, anxiety, dementia, high blood pressure, heart attacks, and infections as well as a decrease in memory and performance, and an increase in accidents and poor decision m... Read More
Happy Healthy Woman who looks to have completed a workout
There is a lot of fear surrounding aging. Many people are afraid of losing their memory, vision, mobility and becoming frail, ill, or dependent. While no one has a crystal ball and can predict what will happen day to day, there is a recipe for healthy aging. The process by which we age is as foll... Read More
Group of people performing resistance exercise training
Muscle loss is common as we age. It starts when we are young. Beginning in your 30’s. muscle loss is about 3-5% per decade. You not only begin to look flabby, but losing muscle also has serious health consequences. Sarcopenia, the medical term for loss of muscle tissue, is a natural part of the ag... Read More
Small group exercise class
Aging can be challenging. As we age, hormones decline, our immune system becomes impaired, memory is elusive, our muscles waste, our skin sags and this may cause frailty and is a set up for illness. If we look at how we age, we get rusty, crusty, fat and inflamed. This means the process of oxidation... Read More
Something is off and you know it. You are moody, tired, gaining weight, can’t sleep and perhaps getting sick a lot. Aren’t you tired of hearing from your doctors that you are just getting old or everything is normal when you know it’s not? It could be your hormones. Hormonal imbalances pres... Read More

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Is Intermittent fasting the solution to your diet woes? You may be tired of adhering to a strict diet just to maintain your weight. For some people any type of fast can seem daunting. Yet fasting has been a part of the cycles of life for ages.

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Do you want to live longer and also live healthier? The quality of your life is as important as the quantity or length. Jules Renard said, “It’s not how old you are, it’s how you are old” Besides food, what will make the difference in how you age and how you feel no matter what your age are ... Read More
health & wellness myths
Growing up, were you ever told that cracking your knuckles would give you arthritis? Or perhaps you were warned it would take your body seven years to digest a swallowed piece of gum? These and many other health & wellness myths have since been disproven thanks to... Read More
healthy holiday skin
During the holiday season, you might overindulge, under sleep and overstress. It can show on your face and skin making you look haggard and stressed.  In the north, dry air, cold, harsh winds and stress can take its toll on skin, our most exposed organ. You can look ... Read More