Self-Improvement

How To Create Lasting Changes Video #3: Associations

Creating Lasting Changes- Video #3 - Associations Hey there, Dr. Woolner here. In this video, what I’m going to share with you is the third step to creating lasting changes. So much of what we do on a regular basis is just based off of subconscious programming. We don’t even know it’s there. So much of what we do is…
Chad Woolner
July 28, 2015
HealthUncategorized

Homemade Lotion to Help with Sleep and Pain

There are so many lotions and creams out there touting therapeutic and healing properties, but along with that you are usually getting chemicals to extend shelf life, synthetic fragrances for a lower price point, and comedogenic ingredients that our skin doesn’t absorb well as a filler base. Sometimes the result is actually the opposite of what you want. So what…
Chad Woolner
June 9, 2015
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Magnificent Chicken Mango Salad

It's a summer salad that is sweet and crunchy, with a little kick of spicy and fruity. Whether you serving this at a picnic or for lunch or dinner, this salad has it all! Want to simplify things? Have the chicken pre-cooked and shredded (or cubed) a head of time and mix with the chili powder, salt and pepper before…
Chad Woolner
May 21, 2015
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Delicious Coconut Pancakes

Rich in protein, fiber, and healthy fats that support the immune system and thyroid, coconut flour is fantastic and fast becoming a healthy baker’s new friend. Gluten free and full of manganese, it helps support bone and nervous system health as well. Coconut flour doesn’t behave the same in recipes as grain based flour. Coconut flour is denser and dryer,…
Chad Woolner
May 14, 2015
HealthPhysiology

Is This What’s Causing Your Depression?

It’s pretty obvious these days that most conventional approaches to chronic health problems fail to address the root causes and instead chase symptoms. Perhaps this is nowhere more apparent than with depression. Some might point out things like imbalances with brain chemistry, or inactivity, or pulling away socially, but all of these things are again not really root causes of…
Chad Woolner
May 12, 2015
FoodNutrition

Stupid Easy Paleo’s Kickin’ BBQ Chicken

If you haven’t heard of Paleo eating before, it's a style that focuses on nutrient-dense foods, such as vegetables, meats, seafood, nuts and fruit, and avoids processed foods, sugar, oils, and some grains, and dairy. A diet, full of refined foods, trans fats and sugar leads to many of the degenerative diseases out there. Paleo eating is meant to combat…
Chad Woolner
May 8, 2015
Health

The Secret to Boosting Your Mood, Your Memory, and Your Brain Power

There is a relatively new discovery that is still somewhat unknown to most people. It's called BDNF--Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor.  There are numerous studies that lead to the same conclusion: BDNF is like Miracle-gro for the brain! So, here are just a few ways that BDNF can help you have a better brain... 1. BDNF Helps Improve Learning and Memory Over…
Chad Woolner
May 5, 2015
Nutrition

The 3 Great Nutrition Lies

It’s no wonder people have a hard time losing weight these days!  All the conflicting information and outright misinformation out there is downright confusing. It can be extremely challenging to say the least. One week you are told that soy milk is amazing, and the next week you hear it causes cancer.  Then, you hear that almond milk is the…
Chad Woolner
April 28, 2015
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Fresh and Fruity Freezes

Looking at the cartons of ice cream and frozen yogurt at the grocery store this summer, you are going to see a lot of ingredients like High Fructose Corn Syrup, Xanthan & Guar Gum, Corn Sugar, Mono & Diglycerides, Polysorbate, Carrageenan and all sorts of other things that are difficult to pronounce. For an awesome summertime treat that will avoid…
Chad Woolner
April 24, 2015
FoodHealth

10 Incredible Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt

Over the past few decades, salt has gotten a pretty bad rap.  We’ve heard all the big, bad, ugly things associated with salt, such as contributing to high blood pressure.  Like many of the various things people hear through “pop health” culture, this is somewhat inaccurate.  You see, salt is not the enemy you might think it is.  There are…
Chad Woolner
April 21, 2015
Food

2 Delicious, Easy, and Healthy Salmon Recipes

No matter what season, Salmon is always an excellent choice for a meal. Packed with protein, omega-3 fatty acids, B-12, B-6, B-3, vitamin C, biotin, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and selenium, salmon is touted for benefiting your cardiovascular system, improving mood and cognition, reducing inflammation, and decreasing risk of some cancers. Much debate has been circling on what type of salmon…
Chad Woolner
April 16, 2015
HealthNutrition

3 Natural Strategies For Lowering Your Blood Pressure

If you struggle with high blood pressure, you have probably heard from your doctor about losing weight, exercising, and cutting your salt intake. These are the best defenses to lowering your blood pressure hands down, but I’d like to add some helps in there to aid your journey to lower your blood pressure naturally. 1. Water Water keeps you stay…
Chad Woolner
April 14, 2015