Livewell Design - March 2018


As spring approaches, many of us are cleaning out our garages, closets, and drawers, pruning clutter and distraction from our lives. But as we throw out all our old junk, we should ensure we’re not neglecting the most important aspect of all: our bodies. Going through our day to day in America, we inevitably absorb all kinds of dangerous chemicals into our body. From the plastics all around us to the synthetic hormones that are injected into the farm animals we consume to the polluted air we breathe, toxins are unavoidable in modern society. While these toxins may be invisible, they have very real negative effects on our bodies. Experts believe this toxicity is one of the contributors of consistently rising incidence rates of cancer throughout the country, as well as diabetes, obesity, problems with reproductive health, neurological Come and learn applicable information for you and your family’s health! Call our office to register for free. LIVEWELL CHATS (TLC—The Livewell Chat) First Tuesday of every month Tues., Mar. 6 at 5 p.m. - Thyroid Health Tues., April 3 at 5 p.m. - Autoimmune Disease NEW PATIENT INFO SESSIONS

damage, and dozens of other issues. Though your liver is responsible for filtering these toxins from your bloodstream, the toxins of today are just too abundant for it to keep all of them out, leading to a steady buildup of chemicals. Luckily, there are ways to eliminate these toxins for good and maintain a healthy body inside and out. Next month, we’re starting a group “ReSet” Detox on April 2, with a kickoff celebration on the evening of March 29. These sessions will give you all the tools you need to ensure your body’s toxins are at a manageable level. You’ll working in a group setting to maintain accountability and remain motivated. It’s the best way to start off spring the healthiest you’ve ever been. If you’re interested, make sure to contact Melissa Reisinger at to learn more and reserve a spot for you and a friend. These spots are limited, though, so don’t delay. Join our group detox and let us help you spring clean your health!

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Want to spruce up your morning yogurt? Top it with this tasty granola. Even better, swap out the dairy for coconut yogurt and enjoy your vegan breakfast. Ingredients PISTACHIO GOJI BERRY GRANOLA

• 1 cup rolled oats • 1/2 teaspoon salt

• 1/3 cup pistachios, chopped • 1/4 cup coconut flakes • 1 teaspoon cinnamon • 1/3 cup goji berries

• 1 tablespoon coconut oil • 3 tablespoons maple syrup


1. Heat a large skillet over low heat. Add oats in a thin layer and toast for 1–2 minutes. Add coconut oil and salt, then stir. Continue toasting for 5–7 minutes, stirring occasionally. 2. Add maple syrup 1 tablespoon at a time; stir to coat. 3. Once oats are toasted, add pistachios, coconut flakes, and cinnamon. Cook slowly until pistachios and coconut flakes are toasted but not burned, for about 5 minutes. 4. Remove from pan and stir in goji berries. 5. Let cool and enjoy as a snack or on top of your yogurt!

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