Saving money is on the minds of most these days. Did you know that a health savings account (HSA) can save you thousands of dollars on the following?: Acupuncture Chiropractors Therapy Treatments Vitamins (if prescribed) Weight Loss Programs Contact Lenses Lab Fees Podiatry Smoking Cessation Programs Vaccines Any many more………….. The article below, “The Roadmap to Health Insurance […]
Did you know the use of high fructose corn syrup (HFC’s) in the U.S. diet increased a staggering 10,673 percent between 1970 and 2005? Part of what makes HFC’s such a dangerous sweetener is that it’s metabolized to fat in your body far more rapidly than any other sugar. This occurs because most fats are formed […]
Happy Saturday, I hope you don’t like Tilapia. If it wasn’t hard enough to be healthy already, now you really have to be careful and aware of the latest trends in food manufacturing. Did you know that if you eat Tilapia you are probably consuming a fish that has had a drug induced sex change?
Happy Friday, Being a little tired is no big deal since you were able to complete that task right? WRONG! Did you know that disrupted sleep cycles can lead to obesity, diabetes, insomnia, depression, coronary heart diseases and even cancer? How are you gong to complete tasks successfully with one or more of these conditions? […]
Do you want some new ideas for meals? Are you skipping meals and know you need more variety? Would you like to learn how to make meals & snacks quickly? Join Brien Shamp & Chris Shamp for the Food Preparation Clinics. We will break up these clinics into three main areas: Healthy Lunches & Dinners, Wednesday, […]
Happy Saturday, I just read an interesting article that everyone should read, “The Hidden Disease: Leaky Gut Syndrome”, by Mari R. Ross. This article details leaky gut: what it is, what causes it, and recommendations for how to correct it. I have some of my own models how to fix it, which we can talk about […]
I recently received an e-mail from my sister in-law wanting to know if there was a dietary connection for asthma for a friend: Hi Brien, Erin just found out her girls have asthma. Do you know if there are dietary things that can reduce or eliminate symptoms? I am sure it is gluten, but wanted […]
Happy Sunday! Sometimes it is hard to find healthy food to eat, especially when one is traveling. Below I have listed some great food resources for you are your family. Do you know where the farmers’ markets are in your area? How about when you travel? Here is the link to find out where farmers’ markets […]
Good evening, I just saw this interesting study in the Journal of Small Animal Practice that found a link between compulsive tail-chasing in dogs and high cholesterol. Apparently there is a growing body of evidence (on humans) that high cholesterol may be a marker for behavioral problems such as panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder, which […]
Check out 70 year old Winifred from Seattle. They call her “Heavy Metal”, an appropriate nickname for her given she is the strongest 70 year old I have heard of. This lady is dedicated…She wakes up at 3:30 am Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays to work with her Personal Trainer.