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    Recent Posts by Claire Riley, B.S.

    B.S. Exercise Physiology

    8 Signs You're Dehydrated and What You Can Do About It


    Did you know that the human body is made up of approximately 60% water?

    Water is crucial for healthy digestion, proper breathing, and just about every basic function. When you don’t have proper fluid levels, dehydration can occur which can lead to various less than favorable side effects.

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    Eight Natural Ways to Reduce Anxiety

    Dealing with chronic anxiety is no easy task. Those who suffer from it often struggle with an unfocused mind, heart palpitations, and an inability to sleep deeply each night. Not only do these symptoms compromise one’s quality of life, but research shows that stress and disease are intimately connected.

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    Top Wellness Trends to Watch for in 2019

    From intuitive eating to eco-friendly everything, we have made promising and dramatic wellness changes in the last year. Building on the progress we made in 2018, we can expect that wellness will only continue to become more accessible and conscientious in the new year.

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    2018 Holiday Gift Guide for the Health & Wellness Lover

    Buying the right holiday gift can feel like a struggle, especially if you’re shopping for the person who seems to have everything. If you’re coming up short on holiday gift ideas for the health and wellness lover in your life, this list might serve as the inspiration you need to choose the perfect present.

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    How Do I Become a Certified Pilates Instructor?

    Pilates is one of the most popular methods of exercise in the world, and for good reason. Since its creation in the early 20th century, Pilates has become a favorite workout for health-minded individuals who want to build strength, lean muscle tone, and flexibility—all with a focus on the core. In 2017 alone, more than 9 million people were participating in Pilates training.

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    Adaptogenic Herbs and How to Use Them in Your Nutrition Practice

    Adaptogenic herbs are becoming increasingly popular as alternatives to prescription medications for treating anxiety and depression, boosting the immune system, and improving overall health. If you have a passion for holistic nutrition and want to help your clients live a healthier lifestyle, then adaptogenic herbs might provide the perfect natural solution.

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    The Microbiome of Your Gut: What You Need to Know

    This complex system of beneficial microbes might seem difficult to understand, so let’s break it down.

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    Tips for Starting A Raw Foods Diet

    You know that maintaining a healthy, well-balanced diet is crucial to reaching and managing your health and fitness goals. But how do you know what type of diet and foods are the best to help you meet your goals? One of the growing trends in nutrition is the raw foods diet. If you’re considering seeing how you can benefit from raw foods, there are some important things to know before you take the plunge.

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    17 Summer Recipes for A Raw Foods Diet

    If you’re rocking a raw foods diet and need some cooling summer recipes, we’ve got a list of 17 you’re going to love. What is a raw foods diet? Raw foods are those that are not cooked or consumed at more than 118 degrees Fahrenheit (~47 degrees Celsius). In most cases, the raw foods diet comprises the consumption of foods that haven’t been heated at all, although, in some cases, dehydration is used.

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    What are the Best Hormone Balancing Foods? Tips for Getting Started

    Is your body feeling out of whack for no discernible reason? The problem might be your hormones. Imbalanced hormone levels can lead to a host of health problems, from inflamed skin to mental stress and extra belly fat. Getting your hormone levels back under control can clear up these issues, and your diet is the perfect place to start. But what are the best hormone balancing foods for restoring your health? Let’s dive into the details.

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