Exercise

Yoga for Pain Management

Battling chronic pain can be challenging and can prove to be quite frustrating, especially if your efforts are unsuccessful. None of us want to be dependent on pain meds, much less have to up our dose, so finding natural ways to alleviate pain is kind of a big deal. According to Psychology Today, research indicates that “the effects of chronic pain can be [...]


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Pack Health / September, 19th 2017

Healthy Eating

Fall Farmer's Market Staples

The shift into Autumn is among us. The stuffy summer air is soon going to transform into a crisp, light and fresh breeze. In the same way, summer produce will transition from bright, seeded fruits to moodier, leafy greens, fit to prepare our bodies for the shift in its circadian rhythm - the 24-hour physiological cycle in which living beings function. An inc [...]


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Pack Health / September, 18th 2017

Healthy Eating

Vegetarian Meal Ideas

Last week we focused on the vegetarian diet. What it means to be a vegetarian, why people opt for vegetarianism, and some of the questions people ask before they get started! We’ve heard from Evan about what it’s like to experiment with being a vegetarian and now it’s time we give it a whirl and experiment ourselves with a few meatless recipes the whol [...]


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Pack Health / September, 18th 2017

Healthy Eating

How to read a nutrition label

There are obvious benefits to knowing what we’re eating, but who really knows how to decode all that information on a nutrition label? We’re here to give you a few pointers on how to appropriately evaluate what you’re putting into your body. It can be quite tricky, but with our 4-step cheat sheet, you’ll be an expert in no time! 1. Start with the Se [...]


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Pack Health / September, 16th 2017

Healthy Eating

Vegetarian Mythbusters

Making a change in your diet can be daunting, especially when making the switch to eat vegetarian and opt for only plant-sourced foods. The elimination of food groups, making sure you’re abiding by the “rules,” and finding recipes to help make the transition easier are all part of the process. After hearing a few of the most common concerns regarding t [...]


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Pack Health / September, 14th 2017

Healthy Eating

Plant-Based Protein

Packing your diet with fruits and vegetables should be easy, right? But what about protein? We’ve compiled a list of plant-based protein sources to help make your elimination of meat a breeze! Lentils are an incredible source of protein, carbohydrates and fiber. They can be added to soups, salads, bowls and more. Combine with rice, quinoa or another grain [...]


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Pack Health / September, 13th 2017

Healthy Eating

Going Vegetarian for Pain Management

Incorporating more fresh fruits and veggies into our diets is something we all should aim to do. If we are eating fruits and vegetables, we’re getting more beneficial nutrients, while also avoiding foods that are processed and high in nutrients we’re hoping to monitor like sugar and carbohydrates. The Skinny on Inflammation A healthy body has some infl [...]


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Pack Health / September, 12th 2017

Healthy Eating

Sneaky Sugars

Maintaining a balanced diet is a must for living a healthy life. With our guide to fat, you can more easily navigate the world of healthy vs. unhealthy fats, but what about managing sugar intake? We all know dessert should be considered an every-now-and-again treat as opposed to a food group to include on a regular basis, but what about the sugar that sneaks [...]


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Pack Health / September, 09th 2017