9 Detox Foods to Add to Your Diet

We’re bombarded with harmful substances every day. Pollutants in the air, additives in our food, and harmful chemicals in household products can have adverse effects on our mood, behavior, energy levels, and overall health. Luckily, nature has gifted us with a variety of healthy foods that can cleanse these irritants from our bodies.


Almonds are an excellent source of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, which work together to remove cholesterol and purify the blood. They also contain high amounts of calcium, magnesium, copper, and vitamin E. With a low glycemic index and beneficial vegetable proteins, almonds help control blood sugar and promote More >

9 Smoothie Recipes for a Smart Diet

We love smoothies at Sunlighten! Smoothies make an excellent snack, a good pre-workout meal, or a fantastic on-the-go breakfast (as much as we’d love for life to always go as planned, smoothies make up for those days when you’re running late and need to fuel up in the morning). What’s more, if you choose the right ingredients, including whole fruits and vegetables and healthy proteins, smoothies can pack a powerful nutritional punch.

There are so many great smoothie recipes out there, and today we’re going to share some staff favorites from smoothie enthusiasts, Tess Masters and Kris Carr . Whether you are More >

Sunlighten Empowers Wellness Around the Globe

Last month in our blog, Sunlighten saunas announced an exciting new partnership with Massage Green Spa, which has successfully opened and sold development rights to more than 470 spa locations in Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Texas, Colorado and California. Sunlighten co-owners Aaron and Connie Zack, and Massage Green Spa founder Allie T. Mallad connected on The American Dream Show to announce the partnership, where they also touched upon Sunlighten’s global expansion.

As Sunlighten expands and becomes even more accessible in the United States, we are also extending our focus internationally, empowering people around the world to improve their quality of life with innovative wellness products. Headquartered More >

What is Functional Medicine?

The UltraWellness Center states that “Functional medicine seeks to identify and address the root causes of a disease, and views the body as one integrated system, not a collection of independent organs divided up by medical specialties. It treats the whole system, not just the symptoms. Functional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a therapeutic partnership.”

According to the Institute of Functional Medicine, functional medicine is changing the way people are viewing medicine in the United States. As our society sees the continued rise in the number of people suffering More >

How to Achieve the Ultimate Sauna Experience

Sauna use can help promote deep relaxation, detoxification, and pain relief, but the way we use our sauna is as important as the benefits we get from it. Proper sauna use is important; just like we warm up and cool down our bodies when we exercise, there are some basic steps to follow to ensure you gain maximum benefits of using a sauna.  Whether you need a refresher or are just getting familiar with sauna use, here are some basic sauna protocols to enhance your sauna use.

Sunlighten Sauna Protocol

The Warm Up: Before Your Sauna Session

  • Drink a minimum of 8 oz. of More >

Sunlighten Saunas Launches Partnership with Massage Green Spa

Sunlighten Saunas is pleased to announce a new partnership with Massage Green Spa! To kick off the partnership, Massage Green is launching Solocarbon® Full Spectrum sauna therapy in its franchise spas across the country, starting with its 27 locations in Michigan.

“It’s an exciting partnership, as Sunlighten offers the most advanced infrared technology while Massage Green offers affordable luxury in a green-friendly environment,” said Connie Zack, co-founder and Chief Sales Officer at Sunlighten Saunas. “Together we can help more people empower their wellness at an affordable price.”

The Sunlighten mPulse infrared sauna complements massage because its 3-in-1 infrared technology can:

Sauna Heaters: What Are You Getting in Your Sauna?

At Sunlighten Saunas, we’re proud to offer the only saunas on the market with Solocarbon® heating technology, clinically shown to provide the most effective infrared heat therapy. And we’re always happy to educate those who are interested in sauna technology.

With that in mind, let’s discuss sauna heaters. There are a variety of heaters available in today’s saunas – some better than others. Here’s a short primer to explain the differences between sauna heaters and their effectiveness in healing the body.

Solocarbon® Heating Technology: Proof that Cooler is Better

For optimal healing benefits, find a sauna with a heater that has a lower surface More >

Fitlife.tv & Drew Canole Features Sunlighten Saunas (and the Chance to Win One!)

If you follow personal coach and health expert Drew Canole on fitlife.tv, have read one of his best-selling books Juicing Recipes for Vitality & Health or Train Your Taste to Trim Your Waist, or follow his informative and uplifting Facebook and Instagram pages, then you know Drew is following his passion to helping people find good health and healing.

After managing his health issues with live juices and restoring his body to peak health levels, Drew helped more than 100,000 people find their own path to true health through mind/body balance. Whether sharing juice recipes to aid the healing process or encouraging mind-body connection through his More >