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Creating Your Action Plan

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

five easy steps to plan your work and work your plan They say “the fish rots from the head down ” so, when I run into a situation where I have one of my team members not live up to their best, I take it very hard. I take it as a personal failure. When […]

Simple Methods For Cutting Back on Sugar

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Simple Methods For Cutting Back on Sugar easy ways to go from thick to thin OK… so you have a sweet tooth and he has called in his friends. Never fear help is on the way. Here’s some advice for cutting down on sugar Avoiding Teenage Waist Land If kids are allowed to develop a […]

Stumbling Blocks as Stepping Stones

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

reframing negative situations into positive ones There are two ways to look at the world: the benevolent way or the malevolent way. People with a malevolent or negative worldview take a victim stance, seeing life as a continuous succession of problems and a process of unfairness and oppression. They don’t expect a lot and they […]

Dieting Without Denial

by Lisa Houghton Think of the word ‘diet’, and it’s probable you’ll start to yawn, or even weep! After all, the whole idea behind a diet is to stop eating the unhealthy foods we all know are the tastiest; something that requires unwavering self-control and extreme denial. However laudable the end goals may be, …

Satisfying cravings while dieting

by Lisa Houghton Losing weight should be easy. After all, whether it’s ten pounds or one hundred, the formula remains the same. Eat less and move around more. That’s all there is to it. If you’re eating less than your body is using up, then you will burn off the surplus and lose weight. However, […]

Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

vanquishing lost dreams and regret Louise E. Boone, emeritus professor of business at the University of South Alabama was quoted to say “The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have and should have”. Motivational speaker and life coach Anthony Robbins says “If you live by Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda you are […]

National Headache Awareness Week

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three things that could be a cause by Dr. Alisha Moadab, N.D. Headaches come in various forms, for some it’s a minor annoyance and others it can be debilitating. There are more than four different classifications for headaches. In mainstream medicine the common tool is the prescription pad for to help alleviate the pain, or […]

May is Mental Health Awareness

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three tests to ask for to mend your mind by Dr. Alisha Moadab, N.D. The mind is a beautiful thing, yet many people struggle with the health of it approximately 1 in 4 Americans suffer from various mental illnesses. Many doctors will just write up a prescription for an antidepressant, while never looking at the […]

The Most Potent Anti-Oxidant

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three ways to get more of it by Dr. Alisha Moadab, N.D. Did you know that every cell in your body has a very powerful antioxidant that works to detox the body and boost the immune system? While this is made in your body, chronic disease, infection, cancer and other ailments will decrease your levels […]

A Quiet Mind Creates a Garden of Inner Peace

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

“You need not leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, simply wait. You need not even wait, just learn to become quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no other choice. It will roll in ecstasy at […]

The Power of Protein

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three sources to stabilize blood sugar A healthy diet is made up of carbohydrates, fat and protein. Unfortunately in American society we have gone into an extreme overload of the first two, creating high blood sugar levels and a rise in insulin resistance and diabetes. Sadly, the most affected age group is children. Often people […]

Drug Nutrient Depletion

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

four common drugs that cost you in more ways than one Beyond the co-pay cost for these commonly prescribed drugs, your body can pay another price with nutritionally from their use. Often medications will affect different biochemical pathways that can cause a depletion in one nutrient or another. While one problem can be solved, another […]

Tastes Like Sugar But, Effects You Like Chlorine

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saving your friendly flora Despite advertisements stating “Made from Sugar, so it Tastes like Sugar”, which attempt to confuse consumers, Splenda® is not natural and contains no elements of natural sugar. You may also be surprised to learn that Splenda® contains chlorine. Yes, the same chlorine that goes in swimming pools. And here’s the worst […]

Playing To Win The Most

never play to lose the least Life is an all-in game. You cannot dip your toe into the pool of life and expect amazing results. You have to jump in all the way. So says one of the people I love the most in this world. When I go through the list of things that […]

Fish Oil

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three reasons it helps your body Omega 3 fatty acids are comprised of EPA & DHA which are found in fish oil. These two components have anti-inflammatory effects in our bodies, and many diseases begin with inflammation. Supplements made from various fish such as mackerel, salmon, herring, sardines, cod, and tuna are often approximately 18% […]

Folic Acid

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

four reasons your body needs it January is host of “Folic Acid Awareness Month”, which is a campaign targeted to women of childbearing age to take a multivitamin that provides them with the minimum dosage of 400mcg per day, to prevent a birth defect called Spina Bifida. This B vitamin, folic acid, is important to […]

Thyroid Health

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

have you been told yours is normal The thyroid gland is located in your throat and is the center for metabolic activity, or lack there of if one is struggling with weight problems. A thyroid disorder can cause hypothyroidism, low functioning, hyperthyroidism, high functioning, or be a combination of these two. Hypothyroidism is most common […]

Out With The Old and In With The New

using the new year as a springboard for renewal 2012 was certainly a very intense year. It was filled with division and strife for some of the world. For others maybe 2012 was a good year but regardless of the quality of your year, we now bid a farewell to 2012 and have welcomed in […]

Look and Feel Better In This New Year

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

five ways to slim down As you know weight loss is often a common thing at the start of a new year, it is a clean slate to leave old patterns behind and start healthier habits. Thinking about body composition v.s. weight loss can be more empowering. Body composition refers to the amount of body […]

Being Part of a Great Movement

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

clearing out the colon and three fiber sources for constipation Here is a topic that generally no one wants to talk about, but eliminating waste products is crucial to good health. Our bodies are designed to ingest food, break it down with stomach acid, absorb vitamins and nutrients, and then release the remaining product. Ideally, […]

Out with the Resolutions and in with a Promise

the one promise you must keep It seems that every New Year’s Eve I go through the routine of outlining my goals for the next year followed by a thorough and scrutinous review of the previous year’s goals and what I did and did not achieve. So much has happened in my world as well […]

In The Spirit of Giving

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

five gifts of health Have you heard the saying “if you don’t have health, you don’t have anything?” Well, it is true! If you are too sick, you won’t be able to enjoy your free time, family, friends, or your finances. Americans are very giving, to their work, their family, philanthropy,etc, but there comes a […]

After Care of Trauma

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three To Do’s for a tragedy Trauma is an “emotional shock following a stressful event or physical injury.” In our society, it seems like tragedy’s are epidemic and occur in a fashion that hit us all with immense shock. These tragedies can affect us on various levels, mentally, physically, financially, emotionally, and/or spiritually. The aftermath […]

The Common Denominator in Most Illnesses

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

five signs of stress Defined as “an organism’s response to environmental demands or pressures”, according to a medical dictionary. For mostly all the diseases and illnesses that one person’s body could contract, that are multi-factorial often, in each case stress could possibly be linked to all. The book ‘The 21st Century Stress Syndrome” describes symptoms […]

Tis The Season For Portion Control

how watching portions will allow you holiday sweets and treats Tis the season where sweets and treats are abundant, tempting and in your face at the office, home, friends and just about everywhere. We are hit with a slew of temptations from now until the New Year making it harder to stick with exercise and […]

Sleepless in this Season

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three reasons why you can’t snooze Insomnia refers to a prolonged time in which a person cannot get a sufficient amount of sleep. There are different types of insomnia; sleep onset which is the inability to fall asleep, or sleep maintenance which is the inability to stay asleep. Sleep is an imperative part of good […]

GERD

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

four tips to avoid these four letters Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, otherwise known as GERD, is commonly recognized with a main symptom of heartburn. This is a condition that if left untreated can be a precursor to certain types of cancer. GERD is a result of an anatomical dysfunction between the stomach and the esophagus, in […]

Avoiding the Gift of Holiday Weight Gain

Five solid tips on curtailing the temptation of over-indulgences I can’t even believe that next week is Thanksgiving. Wow, it’s hard to believe that a year has nearly past and the holidays are now upon us. Since the holiday season is nearly here, Steviva Brands is here to offer you some sound advice that can […]

STOP! In The Name of Love…!

Judi Gelman

Does the phrase: “STOP! In The Name Of Love,” sound familiar? Well, if you are of my generation (I am 51 and going strong) it conjures up the song by the Supremes. Great song, but that is not what I am referring to. By this phrase I mean – stop treating your body unhealthy by […]

Be Savvy on Supplements

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

five tips to pick out the best Have you heard the saying, there is a pill for everything? That can be pharmaceutical or natural. The purpose and definition of a supplement is “that completes or enhances something else when added to it.” What is that something else? It is a good diet that is based […]

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