Posts tagged health
We ran across a Facebook post earlier today, comparing detoxification/cleanse diets. And it got us to thinking about detox. We know that many of our customers love their Sunlighten infrared saunas for the detoxification properties of infrared heat. But what else can you do to rid your body of the many environmental toxins it absorbs daily?
Rather than going on a fad diet requiring you to drink lemonade with maple syrup and cayenne pepper, why not just incorporate some of nature’s detoxifying foods into your daily lifestyle and eating habits?
We’ve compiled a list of some of the easiest ways to detox your More >
We’ve talked here before about the effect that chromotherapy (or color therapy) can have on a person’s emotional state. There have been some positive findings regarding the regular and targeted use of colored light to balance emotional and physical energy.
Now, it looks like color therapy might be useful in the fight against diabetes as well. According to a study out of Zurich, Switzerland, burst of blue light may be helpful to trigger a genetic response to make more insulin.
People with type 2 diabetes do not respond properly to insulin, which controls blood sugar levels. Many diabetics are insulin injection-dependent.
The scientists More >
Want to look and feel younger? How about 20 years younger? Bob Greene has a plan to help you do just that. Have you heard about it?
Bob Greene is one of our favorite health and fitness personalities – and we’re certainly very proud to partner with him and the Best Life/20 Years Younger team. We told you a little about the 20 Years Younger plan a while ago and the more we learn about his plan, the more we love it.
We love Dr. Mark Hyman’s approach to wellness. If you’ve read his newsletter or any of his books (The Ultra-Metabolism Cookbook, The Ultra-Mind Solution, The Ultra-Simple Diet, Ultra-Metabolism and Ultra-Prevention), you know that his groundbreaking whole-systems medicine approach known as Functional Medicine is a smart way to look at lessening chronic illness and pain.
One of the modalities that Dr. Hyman supports in anyone’s efforts to better their health is heat therapy – specifically, the use of infrared saunas. And even more specifically, Sunlighten infrared saunas.
Dr. Hyman believes that heat therapy is a significantly underutilized treatment in medicine. As the global population More >
We are what we digest
At Sunlighten, our commitment to health and wellness goes beyond infrared saunas. We know that nutrition plays an enormous role in personal health. Our in-house chef helps the Sunlighten team stay away from fast food and other processed foods during the work day.
Many of our customers are turning to some form of raw food diet. And our new partners at AliveRaw.com help people learning about this lifestyle with educational articles, support forums, recipes and more.
Here’s what they have to say:
Given the right nutrients, the human body inherently knows how to establish and restore excellent health, heal disease More >