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Infrared Sauna: It’s NOT Just For Relaxation

When you think of hitting the sauna, what other images come to mind? Perhaps you imagine resting your muscles after a heavy workout or warming your chilled bones on a cold winter day. Most people think of the sauna as a tool for relaxation and rejuvenation. And while it is true, spending time in a sauna can trigger the relaxation response, it’s also true that your body is benefiting in myriad ways beyond stress reduction. Here are some of the [...]

10 Easy Changes You Can Make to Help You Lose Weight

If you’re like most of us, you’re no stranger to feeling less than thrilled about your body. We all have little things about ourselves we’d like to change, but dieting and exercising can feel overwhelming. You might think that you have to starve yourself or run a marathon to lose weight. The truth is, you just need to make small adjustments to your normal routine, and consistently put in the effort. At Lisanne Wellness Center, we believe that you [...]

Fertile Foods: What To Eat When You’re Trying to Get Pregnant

When you’re trying to become pregnant, every little thing can feel like a struggle. There are so many underlying health and wellness factors that can impact your fertility. That’s why it’s so important to maintain a healthy diet while you’re undergoing fertility treatments. But there’s actually something else you can do in regards to your nutrition. Some foods are actually proven to improve your chances of becoming pregnant. Follow these simple guidelines to keep your body as fertile as possible [...]

Simple Ways to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

As a woman, it’s essential that you take charge of your health, especially if you have a family history or concerns about certain cancers such as breast cancer. While there is no way to completely prevent breast cancer, there are many ways you can minimize your breast cancer risks through your diet and lifestyle. Put these changes into action as soon as possible so you can live a long, healthy life. Eat Plenty of Cruciferous Vegetables Cruciferous vegetables are high in [...]

5 Ways to Get Motivated to Workout

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) 80% of Americans are not getting the weekly recommended amount of rigorous exercise: 30 minutes of exercise three times each week. Now, we’re willing to bet that most of those people understand that exercise is healthy. Many of them probably want to exercise. They may have subscribed to gyms and taken classes. On January 1st of every year, they may claim that this is the year they start exercising. So, what’s [...]

You May be Infertile And Not Know It

For many women, the discovery of infertility comes after they have already tried to conceive for months or even years. After several attempts of unsuccessfully trying to get pregnant, they may seek out professional help and undergo testing to determine their fertility. But what about those of us who have not yet tried to get pregnant? The sooner you are aware that you may have some difficulties, the more options you have to either treat the infertility or plan [...]

Deconstructing the New FDA Food Label

Have you heard the news? Back in May of 2016 the FDA announced that it was releasing its new food label. In and of itself, a new black and white label on your soups and snacks might not seem like big news, but many junk food providers are holding their breaths. According to survey results, about 77% of people check food labels before making purchases. Since the new labels emphasize certain new nutritional criteria, this could affect sales for [...]

Foods to Eat (and Avoid) When You Have PCOS

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a condition caused by a hormonal imbalance. Symptoms can include cysts on your ovaries, painful periods, diabetes, heart disease, and some physical changes like excessive hair growth. While it can be challenging to manage PCOS, it’s not impossible. Women with PCOS may find that some foods worsen their symptoms. It is possible to thrive with PCOS, but it will require you to truly nourish your body with foods that keep your hormones in check and [...]

Are You Aware of These Common Male Endocrine Disorders?

Your endocrine system is made up of various glands that regulate everything in your body, from your ability to turn calories into energy, all the way to your fertility. The glands in your endocrine system secrete hormones like cortisol, insulin, glucagon, and more. When the glands in your endocrine system start producing too much or too little of a given hormone, it can throw off your body’s hormonal balance, which can lead to endocrine disorders. It’s possible that you could [...]