Author: Erin Finch

How to Manage Cholesterol Naturally

Contrary to popular belief, cholesterol is not the “bad guy” it has been made out to be. In fact, cholesterol is vital for life and is used for many important functions within the body. To name a few, it maintains the integrity of cell walls, provides antioxidant protection, repairs inflammation within the body, is a precursor to steroid hormones such as estrogen, progesterone and testosterone as well as the adrenal hormones that help our bodies to handle stress, and synthesizes vitamin D3 in our skin from sunlight. Some additional facts you may not have know about cholesterol that are...

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Johnny D. Todd, 73 of Lamar Point

Johnny D. Todd, 73 of Lamar Point, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Funeral services have beenset for Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:30 A.M. at Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Rogers and Danny Bramlett officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Tabor Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. He was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on September 11, 1943 to Johnny L. and Ella Mae Harrison Todd. He married Sheila Shew on December 24, 1960. Johnny retired from TX DOT...

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A Healthy Alternative to the Superfood Bone Broth

If you follow health trends, I’m sure you have heard the buzz about the amazing health benefits of bone broth. For many, it has become the new coffee and is encouraged to be enjoyed straight out of the mug regularly if desired, as opposed to just using it in the kitchen as a soup base. And to fill you in, people aren’t just buzzing about this because it is trendy. There are actually real health benefits to consuming it. If you are in the dark about what I am talking about, let me fill you in really quickly. I’m...

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The Many Sources of Stress by Erin Finch

Did you know that 70-80% of all doctor visits are for stress-related illnesses and that 50% of all illnesses are caused by stress? With these statistics, stress is not something to be ignored. When you hear the word stress, you most likely think of the kind that you feel, the emotional stress that can come from a variety of things such as relationship tension, financial stress, expectations, project deadlines, fear, worry, anxiety etc. While these are all significant sources of stress that will have a negative effect on your health if not managed well, emotional stress is just one...

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Benefits and Challenges to a Good Night’s Sleep | Erin Finch

No science or research is needed to inform you of how beneficial sleep is for your health. You simply feel it. We all know how incredible it feels to wake up from a good night’s sleep. Our head is clearer, we have more energy, and our mood is often much brighter. So, we may know from experience how good a great night’s sleep makes us feel, but do we really know what sleep is all about? In a recent Ted Talk, Jeff Iliff discusses fascinating new research that may give you one more reason to get a good night’s...

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