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Save the Planet with a Healthy Diet

Save the planet with a healthy diet? It may sound strange, but changing the way we eat can improve our health and the prognosis of the planet we call home. A report by the EAT-Lancet Commission says we need to act fast. The group of 37 scientists from 16 countries studied the issue of global pollution for three years. Its January 2019 report says “without action … today’s children will inherit a planet that has been severely degraded and where much of the population will increasingly suffer from malnutrition and preventable disease.” It goes on to say that current farming …

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Men’s Health Month Series: 1 – Simple, Healthy Tips for Men

June is Men’s Health Month and it is the perfect time to celebrate the men in our lives. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. We will be sharing a series of blogs with wellness hacks to help keep yourself or the men around you living strong. Enjoy! Simple, Healthy Tips for Men   Schedule Your Next Physical – Just Do It! No one enjoys going to the doctor, especially men.  According to health.gov, men in the United States visit …

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Reboot & Recharge for Spring with These Detox Tips

After a long, daunting winter, spring has finally arrived!   Along with it comes the buzz of getting in shape for summer.  The thought of wearing a swimsuit may provide all the motivation you need to shed those extra pounds.  But, don’t get fooled by the numerous “lose weight quick” schemes which can cause more harm than good.  It is important to focus on healthy and sustainable lifestyle changes.   Sweat sessions, detox drinks and clean eating can help get you on the right track. Easy, Non-Invasive Ways to Cleanse & Detox Your Body   Sauna Sweat Sesh In addition to revitalizing …

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Sunlighten Saunas Celebrates Heart Month in February

February is traditionally one of the coldest months of the year here in the Midwest, but our hearts are warm at Sunlighten!  That’s because February is American Heart Month and we are proud to team up with the American Heart Association (AHA) in their fight against heart disease.   Our partnership began in 2005 when the University of Missouri–Kansas City conducted a study that showed a statistically significant reduction in both systolic and diastolic blood pressure after using a Sunlighten far infrared sauna just three times a week.  When the Kansas City AHA chapter saw the results, they were astonished …

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Childhood Cancer: Be in the Know About Mesothelioma

Cancer is a serious subject, but anyone who looks into a child’s eyes may be more hopeful when it comes to this disease. It’s a fact that around 16,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, reports WSAV news. These cancers vary in type, and they do include lung cancer. Learn more about mesothelioma as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month continues this September. There’s hope for children around the world as science fights this disease. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a specific type of lung cancer. It affects the pleural lining within the respiratory system. This lung cancer doesn’t stem from years of smoking …

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Sunlighten Spotlight: ReCover NYC

The biggest trend in fitness this year is not the workout itself, but the recovery afterwards.  Ahead of the trend is ReCover studio in midtown Manhattan, the city’s first studio dedicated to recovery. ReCover NYC provides science-backed modalities that not only recover from neuromuscular imbalances, but systemic imbalances as well. Systemic imbalances interferes with cognitive functions, stress management and detoxification. At ReCover, they focus on the “Who, When and Why”. They ask the question, “Why are you here? What are you looking for?” With this information, they create a plan independent of what your life demands are and help you create …

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Alive & Well Podcast: The Benefits of Infrared Products

Recently, Connie Zack was interviewed as a guest on the Alive & Well podcast regarding how to benefit your health with the use of infrared saunas and Sunlighten products. A few things she talked about: How infrared Sunlighten saunas can encourage healing and other healthy benefits. Various health benefits of Sunlighten products and what you can expect. How combining acoustic resonant sound and infrared technology can put your mind and body at ease. Listen to podcast. Below are some highlights of the conversation: How Can Infrared Benefit Me? “We want people to be proactive about their health. We want people …

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Benefits of Sunlighten’s mPulse 3-in-1®Sauna Providing Near Infrared Therapeutic Healing

Near infrared light therapy is the science of photobiomodulation. It uses invisible, near-infrared wavelengths between 700 and 1200 nm (nanometers) delivering energy to cells, stimulating healing and relieving pain. Infrared light therapy has been proven effective by hundreds of studies all over the world(1). What is the Difference Between Red Light (Laser) and Near Infrared (LED) Light Therapy? Red light therapy is part of the visible light spectrum; between 630 nm to 700 nm. It is used to help rejuvenate the skin and offers relief from inflammation and assists with wound healing. Near Infrared is delivered through LED (Light Emitting …

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Toxin-Free Spring Cleaning

The changing of the seasons gives ample opportunity to press restart and begin anew. This month prepare for the warm weather by purifying your body and home. A natural approach can ensure less toxin exposure for you and your family. Are you aware of the toxins surrounding you? Toxins Found in the Home Americans on average spend 90 percent of their time indoors – where air quality is poor. Often indoor air quality is two to five times worse than that found outdoors. Toxins such as radon, lead, and asbestos can all be found in the home. Radon is an …

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Mindsets of a Pro-BMX Athlete

From beginning my career as a professional BMX athlete to being diagnosed, treated and recovering from 3 brain tumors as I entered my twenties. I became a certified holistic health coach on my never ending quest to find the perfect way of eating for my body–and my brain. While on this journey I have learned a lot and have gained a passion for sharing what I have learned with others. This post is a reflection of my mindset through my personal journey. I have been indirectly conditioned to deal with my feelings at a level most can’t comprehend. Health issues, …

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