It’s all about the TERRAIN

Any gardener knows that simply cutting the top off a weed won’t stop it from growing back. It actually creates a vicious cycle that lead to very resistant weeds. The same is true in the human body. Most of us have been taught that germs cause disease. But another theory, known at the terrain theory,Continue reading “It’s all about the TERRAIN”

The World of Bacteria – Harmful and Helpful

  Did you know there are more bacteria on earth than there are stars in the universe? Scientists from the University of Georgia estimate the number of bacteria on our planet to be five million trillion trillion – that’s a five with 30 zeroes after it. That makes them something to talk about. We typicallyContinue reading “The World of Bacteria – Harmful and Helpful”

The Nutritional Change You Can’t Live Without

I often tell my patients when it comes to things that are good for you more is not necessarily better….except when it comes to veggies! If there is one nutritional recommendation that outlasts all the crazy diet fads and fits into every tailored nutritional plan it is to EAT MORE VEGGIES! Eating more vegetables isContinue reading “The Nutritional Change You Can’t Live Without”

Whole Body Reset

Sign up now by calling The Pear Tree at 506-857-1300 to register OR SECURE YOUR SPOT ONLINE NOW. With the indulgence that comes with the holiday season, there’s no better time for the Pear Tree’s Whole Body Reset than the New Year. Toxins can have a serious impact on our health. On an everyday scaleContinue reading “Whole Body Reset”

Back To School: Well Child Check-Up

In light of Back to School, The Pear Tree will be offering Well Child Check-Ups for the next two weeks!! Many children who experience restlessness and an inability to focus during class time are in need of certain nutrients and vitamins.┬áThese check-ups assess general health and development to ensure your child starts school on theContinue reading “Back To School: Well Child Check-Up”

The 3R Plan for Wellness

Did you know that as much as 70% of your immune system is in your digestive tract? Gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) is a system made up of several types of immune tissues and cells that plays an essential role in maintaining immune health. Along with these important immune cells, neurotransmitters and brain cell messengers areContinue reading “The 3R Plan for Wellness”

Supercharge with Superfoods

Every choice you make about the food you put in your body is an opportunity to enhance your health and wellbeing. All plant foods contain a variety of nutrients to support good health. A few foods have exceptionally high levels of certain phytochemicals and have earned the reputation of being “superfoods”. Here are a fewContinue reading “Supercharge with Superfoods”

Bio-Impedance Analysis (BIA)

There are many ways to measure health and changes in health status. One important tool is the Bio-Impedance Analysis (BIA). The BIA offers comprehensive whole body composition and hydration analysis. Other wellness markers are also measured to track progress and monitor cellular health. These reports include: Body Fat % Lean Mass % Body water %Continue reading “Bio-Impedance Analysis (BIA)”

Lean and Clean Program

This program has been developed as a kick-start to help you get on the right path to achieve your health goals. Although weight loss is often a desired outcome, many other aspects of health also improve on this program. If you suffer from any of the symptoms listed below, the Lean and Clean program isContinue reading “Lean and Clean Program”