Health


For my full-time job, I work for a franchise company in Atlanta.  In Jan 2010, we’re opening a new location in Chattanooga.  In recent months, I’ve spent time training the new partner up there.  And it is through him that I was introduced to the eFusjon energy club.

He began telling me about the business opportunity behind this innovative healthy energy drink, their unique pay structure and how he’s already earning $10,000 a month and expects me to be earning $2-3,000 a month in 3 months time.

He has met with some of the key people at the top including Shannon Edwards and Marc Sharpe before the company launched in July 2008.  Through them he met Robert Towles, all 3 of them are co-founders. (more…)

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After recently posting about the latest health craze surrounding the Acai berry, I came across an energy drink in which the Acai berry is the main ingredient.  The company is eFusjon Energy Club.  They manufactuer and sell 4 different kinds of energy drinks.  They’ve structured the company around natural ingredients, fruits and berries. Below is brief description of their products, the active ingredients and how these can improve health.

The Acai berry , which has recently turned heads in the health industry, provides nutrients that can improve energy and performance in all aspects of life.  The acai berry is the foundation of Raw energy drink, and an abundant amount of nutrients for energy.  The berry is believe to have up to 30 times the Anthocyanins found in red wine (Anthocyanins help the body prevent heart disease, fight cancer cells, and curb memory loss).  It is also considered to be one of the top 10 superfoods (more…)

I’ve started hearing more buzz about the Acai berry and first of all wondered how to pronounce it.  From what I understand, the proper pronunciation is ah-sigh, with a soft ‘c’.  I’ve heard Oprah first made this berry popular, however, I believe the berry was gaining momentum as a supplement and antioxidant long before.  But as with the power of Oprah, the world has now become obsessed with the Acai berry.  Here is an article on Oprah’s site entitled the No. 1 Superfood: Acai There’s actually an Acai diet, juice cleanses, pills, etc.  From my personal research, the Acai berry does seem pretty powerful and amazing.  Here’s the description from Wikipedia: (more…)

As I continue in my weight-loss challenge, I’ve tried incorporating various schools of thought. Clearly being sensible and realistic are key to avoiding discouragement. My weight started at 160 lbs. After working out and dieting for two weeks I went up to 165 lbs. Now at week 5, I’m back down to my starting weight.

Without focusing on the number on the scale, I have seen and felt changes. Plainly, I feel better. I’ve noticed bloating has gone down, I’m not over stuffing myself, and overall feel good about adopting a healthy lifestyle. The following 5 tips are helpful for anyone simply interested in leading a healthy lifestyle, whether weight loss is a goal or not. (more…)

To support national education during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Daily Tips throughout October will focus on breast cancer awareness, prevention and treatment.

There are many ways to help lower your risk of breast cancer; one is to incorporate medicinal mushrooms into your diet and health regime. The four fungi below are great choices to add to your meals, or to take in supplement form as cancer-preventive measures:

Maitake (Grifola frondosa). This delicious mushroom provides anti-cancer, anti-viral and immune-enhancing properties, and may also reduce blood pressure (more…)

A recent e-newsletter from Dr. Weil listed 7 nutrition tips that help lower your risk of breast cancer.

Diet and nutrition can affect your risk of breast cancer, especially if you have a family history of the disease. The following dietary practices may help to prevent or lessen the risks of breast cancer – we encourage all women to give them a try:

  1. Keep your fat content low. Below 25 percent of your daily calories is ideal.
  2. Avoid animal fats, polyunsaturated fats (many vegetable oils), and hydrogenated oils (margarines and vegetable shortenings) – all can increase cancer risks. (more…)

Here is some proud news. Not only am I featuring more posts this month about breast cancer awareness, but I have also spoken about my small ownership in Coach.

As it turns out, these two go hand in hand this month. Coach has created a special line of items specifically for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. They are donating 1/3 of the sales from their pink colored watch, along with 20% of the proceeds from sales of charms, to the foundation.

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