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What Happens To Your Body When You’re Sleep Deprived

At any given moment, 40 percent of Americans are sleep deprived, with many getting less than 5 hours of sleep each night. Who’s leading the sleep-deprived pack? Adolescents. The consequences of sleep deprivation are quite serious, not only for the individual who isn’t getting enough sleep, but for those around them as well. Getting less than 6 hours of sleep each night actually leaves you cognitively impaired! Sleep deprivation has…

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13 Snacks for 100 Calories or Less

The next time hunger creeps up on you, turn to this list for a small and satisfying bite that won’t ruin a healthy day!   Pumpkin Yogurt– 1/2 cup nonfat plain greek yogurt, 1/4 cup pumpkin puree, sweetened with honey, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, and pumpkin pie spice blend (or cinnamon!) Cottage Cheese and Cantaloupe- top 1/2 cup of low-fat cottage cheese with 1/2 cup of diced cantaloupe for 50 percent…

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8 Habits of Highly Successful People

Brian Tracy once said, “Successful people are simply those with successful habits.” Take a look at the habits in your life: hitting the snooze button, having that bowl of ice cream every night, putting off that one task for just five more minute, etc. Are they setting you up for success? Or are they inhibiting your success? Take a look at these 8 habits of highly successful people and decide…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Vancouver

Vancouver, Washington is one of the greatest cities in the world, and we are only slightly biased. With a city as great as ours, people decide every day to move to Vancouver, and we can’t blame them! We’ve put together a list of 15 things everyone needs to know about Vancouver, especially if you plan to move here. No. It’s not Canada. Yes, Vancouver, Washington shares its name with a close-by…

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5 Tips To Choosing a Chiropractor

Choosing a chiropractor is an important decision! Chiropractic is a hands-on approach to health that seeks to promote healing by helping your body function as it should. Your chiropractor’s knowledge and experience should help improve your overall quality of life. So how do you find the best chiropractor for yourself? We’ve got 5 tips to help you choose the best chiropractor for yourself: Get Referrals- Ask your family and friends for recommendations!…

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is fast approaching — May 8! We want you to get your mom something she’ll love this year, so we’ve put together a Mother’s Day Gift Guide just for our readers.   Clockwise: S’Well Water Bottle– This stylish and sleek water bottle comes in a variety of fun colors and keeps drinks hot or cold for 24 hours. Choose mom’s favorite color and help her stay hydrated in style! Kettle Teapot– This…

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9 Amazing Weekend Getaways Near Vancouver

Escape from reality for a weekend while taking in fresh country air, ocean views, amazing hikes, whale watching, unique towns, and much more. We’ve got something for everyone to enjoy on our list of 9 Best Weekend Getaways Near Vancouver, Washington. Check it out and start planning your trip! 1. Willows Lodge (~3 hour drive) Located in Woodinville wine country on 5 acres, this lodge has amazing food and delicious wines. From incredible…

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The Best and Worst Restaurants For Your Waistline in 2016

43% — the average number of calories Americans consume from restaurants, catering companies, and other people’s homes per year. Research shows that people eat an average of 200 more calories on days when they eat a restaurant meal than when they eat each meal at home, and most Americans eat at restaurants every couple of days! Eat This, Not That! is a helpful brand that studied 65 major chain restaurants and checked…

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5 Reasons Women Should Lift Weights

Somehow, some way, throughout the years women have been told that if they lift weights, they will get big and bulky, but this couldn’t be further from the truth! The benefits of weight training for fat loss far outweigh those of cardio, and weight training is the most efficient way to achieve a lean look. Cardio trains your body to slave away for the bare minimum results. During long cardio sessions,…

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5 Quick Tips for Anyone Trying to Eat Healthier

Eating healthy isn’t always a walk in the park, however, we all know it’s important! In order to do everything we can to help our patients succeed, we’ve put together 5 quick tips for anyone trying to eat healthier. 1. Hard-boiled eggs are cheap, healthy, and easy. If you find yourself getting bored with the classic taste of a hard-boiled egg with salt and pepper, spice it up by adding some…

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