Entries by melissa.morano

The Best Food for Magical Muscle Cramping Relief

This isn’t some fancy, difficult to acquire food or ingredient. Nothing you have to search tirelessly for around your nearest health food store. You probably even have it sitting on your counter or in your freezer right at this very moment…  I’m talking about bananas! This fruit is used worldwide to soothe stomachs, balance digestion, […]

Happy Grooving Starts With A Healthy Gut

Last year, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center published evidence that bacteria in the gut – primarily governed by diet – could be the key factor behind osteoarthritis. Once again, scientific inquiry and academic findings reveal that everything in the body is connected.  Ayurvedic practice and eastern medicine have long held this position […]

Cuckoo for Coconut Water

You’ve probably seen various brands of coconut water in the grocery store, gas station, health food store, the neighborhood bodega – it’s basically everywhere.  And for good reason! Coconut water is full of potassium and magnesium, both of which are vital nutrients for healthy organ function and useful in supporting muscle recovery and lubricating your […]

How To Heal Your Heart Chakra

Your heart chakra needs attention always, but maybe some extra attention during this season of love is a good idea. For everyone! Your heart chakra isn’t just about romantic relationships – it’s about family, work connections, friends – basically, every interaction, communication, and relationship that you have can translate to something powerful and impactful for […]

Why You Should Make Pineapple and Papaya Your New BFF’s

Papaya and pineapple – aside from their notoriously tropical flavors, what’s the deal with these fruits?  One of the reasons these fruits are super-powered for human health is due to their enzymatic content. Naturally occurring enzymes in these fruits get to work in your digestive systems by helping breakdown food effectively and moving food through […]

3 Easy Ways to Successfully Stimulate Your Lymphatic System

Let’s talk about the lymphatic system, my friends! Honestly, there is so much to cover, so I’ll be addressing important points about the lymphatic system periodically over the next few months. Be sure to stay tuned!  But, first, let’s review briefly why the lymphatic system is even worth talking about at all!  In short, your […]

No Alcohol? No Problem!

I know some of you might have partaken in a no-alcohol challenge to start the new year. If you did, are you feeling pretty good?  The truth is that alcohol can be great! But, it can also be not so great – for various reasons – but let’s just review the basic health and wellness […]

Yoga is Magic! Why Yoga Is For Everyone, At Every Age

Let me reassure you, you don’t need to be super flexible, limber, young, or athletic to do yoga. A completely common misconception, but not true. Yoga is the perfect way to strengthen, tone, and heal your body, creating a better, more comfortable life for you in both the short and long term. The reason why […]

Do Plant Based Diets Live Up To The Hype?

There are so many diet trends out there and it seems like even more are popping up every year. Yikes! How to pick which ones are valid can tough.  For me, I like the idea of plant based eating, and have found it actually makes eating healthy, filling, and stress-free meals really simple.  Eating should […]