Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?

Why is “popping” your own neck (or anywhere in the spine really) bad for you? Some clicking and popping is natural for your body- but make sure you aren’t forcing your joints into unnatural positions. When you twist your own spine or force it to pop there are a few things that are happening. Let’sContinue reading “Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?”

Cooking With Cast Iron: the Benefits

You may have noticed that I often recommend sauteing or cooking items in a cast iron skillet. My favorite brand is Lodge (a brand many chefs use). Find their 3 piece set here, or check out the basic skillet here. But why cook with a cast iron skillet? Health benefits of cooking with cast iron:1)Continue reading “Cooking With Cast Iron: the Benefits”

What’s in YOUR fridge?

What’s in your fridge?? Here’s what’s in mine: Every time I go to the grocery store, I try to make sure my cart is a majority vegetables, fruits, meat and eggs.I minimize dairy, refined sugar, refined grains and alcohol and have been gluten free for about 5 years. I also do food prep and mealContinue reading “What’s in YOUR fridge?”

How Much Water Should I be Drinking?

This is a common question that I get in practice. Many people just aren’t sure how much water they should be drinking in a day. We’re going to keep it super simple here, and stick to the minimum: you should drink half your body weight in pounds in ounces of water in a typical day.Continue reading “How Much Water Should I be Drinking?”

The Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water

I think we all know that there are days where drinking enough water can be tough, especially if you aren’t already in the habit of getting enough water. If you need help with your water recommendations per day, find our “How Much Water Should I be Drinking?” post. Adding fruit can help make drinking waterContinue reading “The Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water”

Ice vs Heat and When to Use Them

Is your back sore from working long hours at a desk or computer? Do you have a new injury? Before you reach for that hot or cold pack, watch this video.