Genetic Testing for Nutrition

Healthy Balance Salad

Genetic Testing for Nutrition Genetic Testing for Nutrition made its debut in the early 2000’s with the promise of helping people refine their health habits with more personalized nutrition and exercise recommendations. These tests search for SNP’s (single nucleotide polymorphisms) within your genetic code. We have millions of SNP’s in our code and most of them don’t actually make an impact on how our body works, but some do. These tests look at the SNP’s that are associated with variations nutrient metabolism, health, weight management, physical activity, and much more!…

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Yoga Benefits Body and Mind

By: Ingrid Wentzel, M.S. Body Positive Personal Training Studio Many students and clients come to me with a few misconceptions about yoga. One is the idea that doing yoga is all about being or becoming more flexible, but that’s just part of the story. What most of us think of as yoga is a collection of physical postures (or asanas) under the umbrella of Hatha yoga. Their purpose is to align skin, muscles and bones, creating a balance of strength and flexibility. They also open and stretch the spine so…

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10 Tips for Better Sleep

Better sleep= Less weight More and more research is confirming that there is an inverse relationship when it comes to sleep and weight.  In general, this means, the less you sleep, the more you weigh.  Experts agree that adults should be getting 7-9 hours of sleep every night.  Some of us may have trouble getting in these much needed hours.  Here are 10 tips to help you achieve this goal.  Number 6 is so important for me! I didn’t even know I was a light sleeper until I had this…

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