The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Dangerous Cortisol – Part 1

The sad story about how stress is making you fat. I’m going to let you in on a big secret.. you can lose weight by DOING LESS. It’s this miraculous backwards thing that proves that teaching yourself to RELAX will help you shed those stubborn pounds that just won’t go away, even with all the... Continue Reading

Posture – the foundation of good structural health

Good posture can be undervalued when considering health and fitness goals and yet it is the foundation of good health! As important as eating right, exercising daily and getting a good night’s rest is, without good posture, your body will constantly be working at sub-optimal levels to... Continue Reading

My Personal SIBO Story

What is SIBO? This is taken off of Allison Siebecker's website www.siboinfo.com. "Simply put, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth is a chronic bacterial infection of the small intestine.  The infection is of bacteria that normally live in the gastrointestinal tract but have abnormally overgrown... Continue Reading

Self Care

Often times we assume caring for ourselves starts and stops at eating well, exercising and taking more baths. While I fully encourage each of these things, there is a lot more to it. Life tends to be full. We have many responsibilities, people, and tasks drawing on our time, attention, and... Continue Reading

Guest Blog: Posture- Standing up for your health!

"To live a long, active, energetic life, few things matter more than good posture." -American Journal of Pain Management 1994, 4:36-39   Many of us grew up being told to “sit up straight”, and “don’t slouch”. We KNOW we should have good posture but many of us don’t know how far... Continue Reading

guest blog: 5 reasons you should try fusion fitness

Have you ever heard of the term “fusion fitness” before? The term applies to combining 2 or more different disciplines or group exercise classes into one effective workout. In the past, 1 hour aerobic classes were commonplace. Today, studios like BodyRock Fitness/Fit Republic have created... Continue Reading

5 ways to transition into spring

Spring is in the air and with it comes a time of transition into a time of renewal, birth, growth and action. Nature comes alive and awake after a winter of hibernation, which can be a good reflection of our own lives. The words “spring cleaning” is often heard and applying this term to all... Continue Reading

the liver and its emotions

The human body is a unit of three systems: the physical, the physiological and the psychological. There are still lots of unknowns as to how these systems interact with each other, but it is clear that they do. As seen in "the important of the liver from an osteopathic perspective" the liver plays... Continue Reading

5 reasons to get a BIA

Have you ever wondered what you’re made of? A bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a painless test that only takes minutes to run.  Small electrodes are hooked up to your hands and feet and a small current (don’t worry, it is safe and you won’t feel a thing) runs between them providing... Continue Reading