Understanding Protein

weWellcare Heart, Nutrition, Supplements

By Steven Edwards The word protein comes from the Greek “prota” meaning “of primary importance.” Proteins are organic compounds composed of amino acids. Amino acids bind together to form proteins that are associated with every process of your body’s cells. Many proteins are enzymes involved in your body’s chemical activity. Proteins are vital to metabolism, to cell structure and to …

Raw Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding

weWellcare Nutrition, Recipe

You are going to love this delicious chocolate pudding.  The taste is so amazing!  After opening a beautiful Thai coconut, you remove the liquid and scrape out the yummy coconut meat.  You will be using the coconut meat for the pudding and reserving the liquid for your smoothies.  A delicious smoothie to use the coconut water in is Raw Coconut …

The Ab-Solute Truth

weWellcare Exercise, Nutrition, Strength Exercise

By Phil Kaplan A few nights before I wrote this I conducted my 3-hour Breakthroughs seminar. As I walked into the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott, a very excited woman ran up to me and apologized for the brief interruption. “Phil, I’m sorry, I know you have to get on stage, but I just need to know, how can I …

Spirulina Benefits: Just 1 TBSP a Day, An Easy Way to Lower Your Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and…

weWellcare Nutrition, Supplements

By Dr. Joseph Mercola What if consuming a tablespoon or two per day of a simple food could drastically lower your chances of developing cancer, heart disease or stroke, or of contracting a life-threatening virus such as HIV? Would your interest be piqued? There is a unique freshwater plant that has been of enormous interest to nutritional scientists over the …

Grocery Shopping Basics

Steven Edwards Heart, Nutrition

By Steven Edwards The Basics Healthy grocery shopping can be a snap with some simple how-to information. Generally speaking, the foods found on the periphery of the store are the ones you should be focusing on. Your shopping emphasis should be primarily fresh, whole vegetables and fruits, and whole grains. Much of what you buy in the aisles will be …

Are the Foods You Are Eating Keeping You In Pain?

weWellcare Joints, Nutrition, Spine

By Steve Hefferon An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Could Be the Ticket to Feeling Better When I say the word “inflammation,” it’s likely to evoke thoughts of painful joints and muscles, swelling, and a loss of mobility. But did you know that recent research shows that chronic inflammation in your body can lead to serious diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, some …