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17 01, 2019

CBD: What You Need To Know

January 17th, 2019|Blog, Bones and Joints, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Fatigue, Heart Health, Hormones|1 Comment

One of the hottest new items to come along in health care in a long time is CBD.  It’s everywhere — in every form! Topical, pills, drops, vapes… it’s the magic pill everyone has been hoping and waiting for. Well, is it that? Maybe. We are seeing many benefits in our clients and the feedback [...]

18 02, 2018

Guest Blog: De-cluttering our Electromagnetic Spaces

February 18th, 2018|anxiety, Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Digestive problems, dizziness, Fatigue, headaches, mental health, mineral deficiencies, Miscellaneous, nutrition, Stress relievers|1 Comment

In today’s modern world, not only are we blessed with unparalleled conveniences and information, but also challenged by countless environmental stressors on a daily basis. It can be very difficult to look beyond the obvious array of processed foods, consumer products and mainstream medicine, although we must if we wish to enjoy good health and [...]

16 09, 2017

Brain Power: Staying Sharp & Focused

September 16th, 2017|amino acids, anxiety, Blog, Brain and Mental Health, cell building, holistic health plan, mental health, nutrition|Comments Off on Brain Power: Staying Sharp & Focused

All organs need fat, especially your brain. Did you know that your brain is 60-70% fat? Cells that make energy are called mitochondria and just like a car needs gas, mitochondria need fuel for your body to operate at its’ best. If you feed these mitochondria carbohydrates, it increases free radicals in your body which [...]

9 09, 2017

The BeWell Approach to Teen Complaints: Anxiety, Headaches, Fatigue, IBS and More…

September 9th, 2017|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Fatigue, Kids|Comments Off on The BeWell Approach to Teen Complaints: Anxiety, Headaches, Fatigue, IBS and More…

We see a lot of teenagers at BeWell Associates. Digestive distress, anxiety, headaches, fatigue, inability to focus;  their symptoms run the gamut of adult problems. It is not uncommon for us to work with a 15 year old whom has a fairly typical triad of complaints: chronic stomach aches, extreme fatigue and focus problems. In this case, [...]

18 03, 2017

Leaky What?

March 18th, 2017|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Digestion, Fatigue, Food Allergies, Immunity|Comments Off on Leaky What?

Do you have the following symptoms or habits? Gas, bloating, abdominal pain (often misidentified as“lactose intolerance”) Alternating constipation and diarrhea Chemical sensitivity and food allergies Do you engage in some of these habits? Regular use of over-the-counter pain medications (NSAIDS: non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such as Motrin, Aleve, etc.) Antibiotic use, especially 2 or more courses back-to-back [...]

24 09, 2016

The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

September 24th, 2016|amino acids, Blog, Bones and Joints, Brain and Mental Health, cell building, cleanse, Detox and Weight Loss, Digestion, healthy snacks, holistic health plan, Immunity, Kids, nutrition, Paleo|Comments Off on The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

Bone broth has been around for centuries, but it wasn’t until recently that this healing food has made it into the mainstream. Well-known experts such as Dr. Axe, Dr. Oz, and Dr. Mercola have helped bring this highly nutritious food into the limelight. Bone broth is made by simmering bones and marrow, including ligaments and [...]

13 09, 2016

The TRU Power of Meditation

September 13th, 2016|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Detox and Weight Loss, Fatigue, holistic health plan, Miscellaneous, positive thinking, State College Wellness Event|2 Comments

GUEST BLOGGER: Anna Gokieli Few would disagree we live in a stressful world. According to the most current medical research, stress either causes or exacerbates 98% of all disease. We all know that sleep is the most relaxing activity that life offers but few have yet to discover that meditation in fact gives the body and [...]

11 06, 2016

Build Muscle, Mood & Brain Function

June 11th, 2016|amino acids, Blog, Brain and Mental Health, cell building, holistic health plan, Immunity, Metabolism|Comments Off on Build Muscle, Mood & Brain Function

What Do Building Muscle, Mood and Brain Function Have in Common? Amino acids are the building blocks of every cell in our bodies.  They’re derived from protein rich foods, such as meat, poultry, fish, nuts and seeds.  Since we can't store excess amino acids for later use like we do fats and starches, they must [...]

12 03, 2016

Headaches: What’s causing yours?

March 12th, 2016|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, headaches|Comments Off on Headaches: What’s causing yours?

Headaches are one common malady with many different causes. Here are just a few of the major ones: Dehydration: drink 20 ounces of water and wait half an hour to see if your headache subsides, before you reach for the Advil. If your headaches come with your menstrual cycles they're most often caused by low [...]

30 01, 2016

A Few of My Favorite Things

January 30th, 2016|Blog, Brain and Mental Health, Detox and Weight Loss, Hormones, Miscellaneous|Comments Off on A Few of My Favorite Things

Stick Up Lavender Deodorant by Primal Life Organics I have tried almost every 'natural' deodorant out there. I have also made my own. But I have found this little beauty that works wonders. It comes in a variety of scents, but I love the lavender one! Plus it has 100% all natural ingredients. Free from [...]