In our bodies, anything can cause anything because everything is connected. Our body is dynamic and complex and truly linked to all aspects of our Being - Mind, Body and Spirit. At Be Optimal, we work holistically because…
With October being breast cancer awareness month, we decided to focus on how women can be in a space of preventative care! Because less than 1% of disease is truly genetic, we can absolutely change our environment and drastically reduce the chances of ending up with a chronic disease. Even though this month is focused on women's health, all of these tips apply to men, too!
We are so often asked what to buy at the store, where to start and how to cook a meal easily for just you or the whole family to prevent the need to prepare additional meals. We pride ourselves in helping people find ways for the WHOLE family to be eating healthfully without even knowing it because it tastes so good!
If you need lunch and dinner ideas along with a helpful shopping list based on some of our favorite items from Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods…you’re in the right place! Get started on your health journey now!
This month our focus is on the all-important gut! Did you know the human body contains more bacterial cells in the gut that there are human cells in the entire body? Pretty crazy, right? The gut is not only important for a healthy digestive system, it's also crucial for immune function, nutrient absorption, and even neurotransmitter production! Read on about how important a healthy microbiome is, and what can happen when it gets out of balance.
Allergies are such a common health issue, and while it may not seem serious, affects so many people's lives (and their ability to enjoy the outdoors in spring!) In light of being in allergy season, I thought it would be beneficial to provide some tips + tricks to help you move through allergy season with more ease.