Author: Anne Crook | Integrative Radiance: Did you know that practicing gratitude invites JOY into our lives? Most people are well aware of that. However, let’s take it a step further. I’m not simply talking about being grateful for the things that are easy to love and identify with in our lives. For example, the nice house, a fabulous relationship, travel opportunities, and delicious food. Those are all wonderful things. However, I am speaking of going outside the box, and forming a different type of relationship with gratitude during this season of Covid-19. Cultivating the art of being grateful [...]
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Author: Anne Crook | Integrative Radiance: What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Your digestive tract is like a net (think cheese cloth) with extremely small holes in it that only allow specific substances to pass through. Your gut lining works as a barrier keeping out bigger particles that can damage your system. When someone has leaky gut (often referred to as increased intestinal permeability) the “net” in your digestive tract gets damaged, which causes even bigger holes to develop in your net. So things that normally wouldn’t be able to pass through, are now able to. Some of the things [...]
Author: Anne Crook | Integrative Radiance: Greens are the primary food group that matches human nutritional needs most completely. The more greens people add to their diet, the more revitalized, balanced, and energetic they feel. Reducing the demand on your digestion will boost your physical and emotional energy, too. When your body doesn't have to process heavy foods and toxins, you feel invigorated. Leafy greens are densely packed with nutrients and oxygen, and are super high in calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous, and zinc. They are also crammed full of fiber, protein, folic acid, chlorophyll, and many other micronutrients [...]
Author: Anne Crook | Integrative Radiance: Can food really affect my mental health? Many people are seeking to take control of their mental health naturally, and to find approaches they can use alongside, or even instead of, prescribed medication. One effective strategy is to make changes to what we eat, and there is a growing interest in how food and nutrition can affect emotional and mental health. Scientific evidence to back this up is developing on the critical Food-Mood connection. Positive responses from individuals who have made changes to their diet confirm the importance of food and nutrition for [...]
Author: Denise Cambiotti | Muscle Tuners International Inc.: Introduction We are energetic beings. We are energy in a physical body. It is no wonder that our energy system is an integral part of our health and well being. Our energy system is designed to flow through our body. As it does, our body has the ability to heal itself in an infinite number of ways. As energy travels through our physical body, it moves through energy centres called “chakras”. The word chakra is Sanskrit for wheel. Each chakra is related to and responsible for specific areas of your physical [...]
Author: Denise Cambiotti | Muscle Tuners International Inc.: Watch the accompanying video that demonstrates a simple activity you can do for yourself to reduce or eliminate pent up stress and help defuse messy emotions. This activity activates special pressure points which literally act as pressure-release valves. This also seems to reduce the amount of time stress hormones circulate throughout your body causing so many uncomfortable physical and emotional reactions. Remember to do this activity as often as needed. One can experience stress for any number of reasons. When you are stressed, your body often withdraws resources to your ‘dinosaur-brain’ [...]
Author: Anne Crook | Integrative Radiance: Brief Review: Solutions: 1.) Consult your doctor or practitioner, and look into getting some LAB tests done Websites: www.canaryclub.com www.zrtlab.com (Measures cortisol levels, sex hormones, and DHEA levels) 2.) Work on healing your gut/digestive tract, reducing any inflammatory response in the body, like leaky gut syndrome, and nourishing it back to balance. 3.) Avoid adrenal stimulants, like too much sugar, caffeine, & energy drinks (sends cortisol into action). If drinking caffeine, do not consume after 2:00pm. 4.) Consider food allergies (They release histamine in the body, which is an adrenal stimulant, so it [...]