By Lisa Breitenwischer
Many folks in Dallas are fighting this illness that’s considered to be worse than a cold but less than the flu. It’s that mysterious thing that hangs on forever called “The Crud”. It’s making people miserable with mucus, sore throat, cough and the congestion associated with it. I was one of those who thought they could dodge it, but it took hold of me like a python, wrapping around it’s prey.
I haven’t been sick in years, and as I fought my way through the runny nose, sore throat and horrific cough, I wondered what was different about… Read More
What is Hyaluronic Acid?
Hyaluronic acid is a clear gooey substance known as hyaluronan that is naturally produced by your body. It’s a very long chain of disaccharides (sugars) present in all connective tissues in the body that is responsible for retaining moisture. It occurs in high concentrations in the skin, joints, and eye fluids helping to lubricate these areas. As we age, levels of hyaluronic acid fall—some say by as much as 50 percent. Genetics, smoking, and magnesium and zinc deficiencies appear to accelerate this loss, but it happens to all of us to some degree. The result? Aching… Read More
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
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
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