Is Chronic Inflammation a Root Cause of Disease?

The Brinson Wellness Newsletter for November presents an article highlighting an issue that many are actually experiencing, that is, inflammatory processes or ‘chronic inflammation’.

Life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other diseases may be directly related to […]

One Major Reason Why You Should Leave Your Chair Vacant

This month’s Brinson Wellness Newsletter suggests that sitting for long periods at work or at home, may dramatically impact your health.

Recent findings show that sitting for several hours can cause a sharp drop in the activity level of the enzymes […]

Be Aware of Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils

The “Tips for Healthy Aging” article in this month’s Brinson Wellness Newsletter suggests avoiding hydrogenated vegetable oils.  To help understand the reason why this suggestion is advisable for our health, we need to review the process of ‘hydrogenation’.

The ‘hydrogenation’ […]

The Effects of Dehydration

Dehydration, or the loss of body fluids or water, can be a serious issue for people–especially while exercising in the heat.  Even after eight hours of sleeping, we have likely lost a significant amount of water just from breathing. […]

Brain Health & Exercise

Regular exercise can make you smarter!

The July Wellness Newsletter highlights research that suggests walking or other cardio type exercise helps prevent a decline of brain function as we age.  Thirty minutes of exercise in adults or twenty minutes in children shows a […]

Wellness Newsletter Highlight – June

This month’s Spark16 Newsletter written by the Wellness Councils of America has an excellent suggestion for grocery shopping.
 The outside aisles offer nutritious, whole foods- think produce, lean meats and low-fat dairy. Limit purchases from the interior aisles. The inside aisles contain an endless […]