Sure saunas make sense for pain, ask for a show of hands of how many back pain sufferers own a heating pad, and you'll probably buy stock in a heating pad manufacturer.  Weight loss too makes sense, sweat some, burn some calories. Maybe though you're wondering if the new Freshlife infrared sauna can help with anything "truly" medical. How about stroke and blood pressure?   Research done at the Univeristy of California Los Angeles and University of Missouri Kansas...
It's hard to say what the top "health" concerns are.  It depends on who you ask.  Some might say "aging" but when they do, you have to wonder if they mean internal or external?  All you have to do though is watch TV and wait for a commercial or two, or page through any magazine, and you might conclude "external aging" or beauty is definitely near the top of a lot of people's lists. Collagen is big in the world of health and beauty.  Collagen filled beauty...
Sure you sweat in a sauna, which mean you're losing fluid, which means you'll lose weight. What do you think your body will want the most when you come out of the sauna?  The same thing it wants after a good workout or on a hot summer day!   A drink of water...to replace the fluids you lost...naturally adds the weight back. So, if sweating isn't "really" weight loss, how can the Sunlighten company claim infrared saunas promote weight loss? Not only are you sweat...
Collagen, the magical and mysterious substance in beauty creams and even dime store soap isn't something new cooked up in the labs of Este Lauder. No, collagen is something every human body possesses in great amounts and when it needs more, our bodies know how to make it.   According to draxe.com, "Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies, especially type 1 collagen. It’s found in muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, digestive system and tendons. It&rsq...
Pain is definitely on the top 5 issues we see come into Freshlife.  Pain from injury, overwork, illness, and stage of life.  It's no wonder that Freshlife carries a significant number of pain related supplements and products.  We are excited to be able to add our new Sunlighten Infrared Sauna to our arsenal in the fight against pain.  The following is from the Sunlighten company. Have questions?  Wondering if Infrared Sauna is for you?  Come...
Hot weather, lifestyle, age, and medical conditions can lead to loss of water, known as dehydration.  Hot weather or not, our bodies need water.  Check out the infographics below to know the signs of dehydration.   Have questions or need help with suggestions on how to keep you and your family properly hydrated?  Visit us at Freshlife, the region's #1 resource for healthy living.  There's always a Wellness Coach available.     source:&...
When you hear the word collagen, what comes to mind? Beauty products? Arthritis and pain? The "business" of collagen is huge in the worlds of beauty products and joint pain and arthritis.  Did you know that collagen can also help with digestion and weight loss? "Studies have found that in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, serum concentrations of collagen are decreased. Because the amino acids in collagen build the tissue that lines the colon and GI tract...
Most kids in school learn that the earth is covered in approximately 71% water.  That’s a lot of water.   It seems as though most of the human body is also water.  It doesn’t really matter on which side of the fence you lean - did we evolve or were we created - without water we would not survive.  I guess it’s a good thing we live here then, and not somewhere else. If you’re thinking of moving to Mars, you might want to r...
Waking up stiff every morning?  Having trouble getting going?  Hard just "to go" any time of the day?   You could be dealing with a condition that draxe.com refers to as "skeleton legs."  Dr. Axe tells us that skeleton legs is "likely a loss of collagen rearing its ugly head. That’s because when we lose collagen, our tendons and ligaments start moving with less ease, leading to stiffness, swollen joints and more." Can collagen help?  Freshlife...
Hydration levels, electrolyte levels and exercise intensity all sound like things that athletes need to worry about.  But guess what?  You do too!  No matter how active, or inactive, the body needs water and proper levels of electrolytes.  The infographic and tips below will keep you hydrated and happy! Looks too complicated?     Come visit us at Freshlife, your number one resource for healthy living and talk with a Wellness Coach.  We'll...

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