The old adage, “You are what you eat,” traces back to a 19th-century French gastronomist. Unfortunately, in the nearly 200 intervening years, many of us seem to have lost touch with this common-sense advice, as poor eating and stress-related habits have resulted in high levels of obesity, cancer, heart disease, and other health problems.
What is the first step to preventative health? Know yourself! We are each unique in our genetic makeup, family history, environmental exposures to toxins and pesticides, lifestyle habits such as nutrition, sleep, and exercise, and levels of stress, inflammation, positive emotion, and hope.
Light is a powerful tool for healing the body. On the electromagnetic spectrum, light waves ranging from visible light to infrared rays can be used to warm the body, relax muscles, and detoxify bodily systems.
We've all heard about supplements. The question is, do we really need to take them? We asked Dr. Lauren Munsch Dal Farra, cardiologist and CEO of PALM Health, for her advice.
Depression, anxiety, and many other mental illnesses are on the rise in the twenty-first century. We sat down with Dr. Nigel Lester, Director of Mental Health at PALM, to ask for his insight.