Top 5 Food Picks to Support Liver Detoxification

By The UWC Nutrition Team Foods are your most powerful tool to protect and support the liver.  There are 2 major phases of detoxification in the liver.  In order to have effective detoxification, you want to eat foods that contain compounds that support both phases.  Below is a list of some of the best, but…

Gratitude

Believe it or not, our emotions are powerful enough to cause calculable changes in our physiology.  The mind-heart-body connection is so strong that we can actually physiologically impact those around us … true story – here’s how… The heart is often thought to beat with perfect regularity; however, there are small variations between those seemingly…

Getting Healthy is an Inside Job

Getting Healthy is an Inside Job The body has an amazing and innate ability to heal itself. As much as modern medicine knows and has to offer us, there is a deep wisdom within our body in that it knows how to create health, given the proper environment. To a degree we have been brainwashed…

Meditation Can Strengthen Your Intentions

Setting goals and envisioning your heart’s desires is a common practice at the beginning of each new year. Perhaps you, like millions of others, have made a New Year’s Resolution. For those of you who did, how’s it going? If you’re noticing it’s starting to waver, you are not alone. A University of Scranton research…

The UltraWellness Center Garden

At The UltraWellness Center we believe that good nutrition starts in the ground. High quality plants start with the best seeds that are nourished with organic soil, clean air, and fresh water. The where, how, and when of growing and harvesting food makes all the difference in the nutritional content of our meals and their…

Eating with the Season: Community-Supported Agriculture

There is no shortage of confusing and conflicting information when it comes to nutrition, but if there is one thing we can all agree upon, it’s that eating a variety of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables is key for optimal health! Fortunately, most of the country is now in the midst of the season where fresh fruits…

Walking Meditation and the Energy of New Beginnings

The energy of new beginnings is in full swing. Life feels vibrant in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts, as we experience warm temperatures. People are out walking, walking, walking and smiling, smiling, smiling at each other. No longer bundled up in layers, arms swing wide, and legs reach-and-land in long, rhythmic strides. Families walk…

Low T? 5 Steps to Boost Testosterone Naturally

By Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD and Mark Hyman, MD Low T? You have seen the ad. Are you a man who wonders if you have low T or low testosterone levels? If so, do you wonder if medication is indicated? Steve* was one such patient, who came to see us with concerns about his…

We are what we eat!

How many times have we heard that expression? What does that really mean? I think it’s helpful to understand what really happens when we eat, and why it matters so much. If taken literally, I could imagine when I eat a bagel, I would turn into a bagel; or, when I eat carrots I would…

Becoming Empowered on Your Path to UltraWellness

At The UltraWellness Center, we know that our patients want to feel their best, and manifest their best life. We value a healing partnership, involving the patient and practitioner. The intent of our collaboration is to empower you to take the driver’s seat on your healing journey, as you follow your personalized plan from your…