What is Astaxanthin?

by Lisa Breitenwischer  CHC, AADP, 500hr E-RYT

Astaxanthin (asta-zan-thin) is a red-pink pigment found in various seafoods, like salmon, lobster and other shellfish. They get their red or pinkish color from a diet of krill and other small organisms that in turn eat astaxanthin-rich algae and plankton. You can get some astaxanthin by eating these foods, but taking supplements made from microalgae is far more beneficial.

Often dubbed the “king of cartenoids” research shows that astaxanthin is one of the most powerful antioxidants in nature. In fact, it’s ability to fight free radicals has been shown to be 6000 times higher… Read More

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by 1444Angel -

Hydrogen Infused Water. FAD or FACTor?

By Lisa Breitenwischer CHHC, AADP, ERY-T 500

The elemental name for water is H20. It consists of 2 hydrogen atoms, bound to 1 oxygen atom. Even though hydrogen is part of the water molecule, it is always bound to oxygen, except in rare locations where water bubbles up through magnesium rock. Hydrogen Infused Water is H2O infused with free hydrogen. Hydrogen enriched water helps increase the amount of water in ones cells and tissues and is purported to do everything from energize you, decrease inflammation, and produce youthful skin. (The Japanese have been consuming… Read More

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019 by 1444Angel -

CBD Oil: What You Need To Know.

Lisa Breitenwischer  CHC, AADP, 500hr E-RYT

First off, Cannabidiol or CBD—is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned”. This makes it an appealing option for people looking for relief from inflammation, pain, anxiety, psychosis, seizures, spasms, and other conditions without disconcerting feelings of lethargy or dysphoria.

Scientific and clinical research—much of it sponsored by the US government—indicates CBD’s potential as a treatment for a wide range of conditions, including arthritis, diabetes, alcoholism, MS, chronic pain, schizophrenia, PTSD, depression, antibiotic-resistant infections, epilepsy, and other neurological disorders. CBD has demonstrated neuroprotective and neurogenic effects, and… Read More

Posted on Monday, January 7, 2019 by 1444Angel -

Feeling Stressed? Join the Group.

Confessions of a Health Coach #2

By Lisa Breitenwischer, CHHC, AADP, ERYT 500

Additional stress can be expected with the holidays, but I’ve been feeling more stress this year than usual and wondered if other people were, too? My research substantiated my gut feeling that I wasn’t alone in this stress fest, but I was surprised to learn that Stress in America was becoming a health crisis—in 2010! Way before the 2016 election, so we can only deduct it’s worse now. Here’s an excerpt from the shrinks at the American Psychological Association website:

 “Stress in America—from the APA’s 2010 Stress… Read More

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018 by 1444Angel -

Feeling Bloated? It Happens to the Best of Us!

Confessions of a Health Coach: by Lisa Breitenwischer, CHHC, AADP, ERYT 500

The other day, much to my chagrin, I was inflicted with a bloated belly that had me feeling miserable. It had been quite some time since experiencing such discomfort and I wanted to rectify the situation, sooner then later.  I typed in my search engine “best foods to de-bloat quickly” and within seconds popped up: ginger, turmeric, pepper, yogurt, bananas, lemons and coconut water. I paused for a second and thought “interesting…all of these foods are ingredients that I use in my morning smoothie.” For the past several… Read More

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by 1444Angel -