Caffeine

What is Caffeine? Caffeine is an alkaloid chemical that occurs naturally in many foods and beverages, and in modern day is often added to others. It stimulates the nervous system, slightly increases metabolism, is diuretic (causes water loss), decreases sleep time, raises fatty acids in the blood, increases the output Read more…

Autumn Cleansing

What systems aid in internal cleansing? The body has at least five channels of detoxification– the bowel, liver, kidney, lung and skin. Each of these systems works synergistically to remove chemicals and toxins from the body. Certain herbs and fibers stimulate and support the body’s natural detoxification process. How do Read more…

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Hydrotherapy for Inflammation

Hot and cold hydrotherapy is a technique commonly suggested by medical professionals for those suffering from chronic pain and inflammation. When used correctly, hot/cold hydrotherapy can be quite effective at decreasing pain and inflammation. What is Inflammation? Inflammation is an Immunovascular (immune system and blood flow) response to an inflammatory Read more…

Cleansing in the Spring

Springtime is here! (Although in Wisconsin, it still feels like winter) Spring is a great time of year to do a cleanse. The liver is more active in spring and with the increasing temperatures, it is the perfect time to do any kind of detoxification (cleansing or potentially fasting). We recommend that any such activity should Read more…