Archives for December 2013

New Year, New You – Healthy Resolutions You Can Keep

The New Year is a time of new beginnings. It’s the chance to start down a healthier path or recommit to living healthy. The key is to choose realistic goals you can stick with for more than a few weeks. The only New Year’s resolutions that really count are the ones you’re still doing when the next New Year rolls around. So make them realistic and achievable – not something you KNOW you won’t be able to sustain. Here are some resolutions that can help you to be healthier and happier in 2014. You’ve probably made the commitment to exercise…. [Read More…]

Stress and Relaxation – Tips for Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are a time of celebration and joy but along with the pleasure of spending time with friends and family comes stress. After all, someone has to prepare all that food! Then there’s the gift giving. Crowded stores, lack of shopping time and uncertainty about what to give creates even more stress. After all, does Aunt Alice really need another wool sweater as a gift this year? So many decisions and such little time. That’s when the stress level starts to rise.  Here are some tips to help you de-stress and keep things in perspective around the holidays. Keep…. [Read More…]

Give the Gift of Health

Still thinking of ideas for holiday gifts? Why not give the gift of health this year with Natren Probiotics? A bottle of probiotic capsules might not seem like a conventional gift this time of year, but think about what it represents: To those who are familiar with Natren’s probiotics, they will truly appreciate receiving the product they know and love. If you already use Natren probiotics, then you already know the benefits of a healthy and well-functioning digestive system, supported immune system and a stronger mind – who wouldn’t want to give all those properties as a gift to their…. [Read More…]

Silent Nights – Getting to Grips with Gas

Passing gas is perfectly normal, although a bit embarrassing when you’re in a public place! The average person produces 400 to 2400 milliliters of gas a day and passes around 30 to 120 milliliters a day.  That’s a lot of gas!  What causes flatulence in the first place?  Several things may play a role such as swallowed air and the breakdown of indigestible carbohydrates, usually fiber, caused by bad bacteria in your gut. If you eat a meal too fast, sip liquid through a straw, drink a carbonated beverage, chew gum or talk while you’re eating, you suck in air…. [Read More…]