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Ann-Marie Giglio

Stronger Muscles Make Stronger Brains

People who exercise probably know they are doing something good for their brain. After exercise, they feel good or happier or calmer. They think more clearly. Runners talk about the “runner’s high”.  Most of those brain results come from cardiovascular exercise—raising your heart rate and keeping it raised for some length of time. Working your

Mar 29, 2017 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Are You Giving This Deadly Killer Permission to Shorten Your Lifespan?

What can potentially give you the blues, cause dementia, and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke? It has the potential to saddle you with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, colon cancer, breast cancer and reduce your testosterone level. Plus, it can chip away at your looks, how you feel and

Mar 07, 2017 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Don’t Watch Your Weight!

It’s that time of year again. “Lose weight now” messages from the $60 BILLION diet industry are everywhere! This diet industry thrives because none of their products works for more than a few weeks.  The entire industry is a wash, rinse, repeat–endlessly–profit center. But the biggest problem is that weight is the wrong thing to

Dec 27, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Preventing Cancer: It’s Never Too Late To Start

Here’s a thought to wrap our heads around: We now know that NOT exercising is actually a risk factor for cancer, like smoking. For over a decade, research has shown that exercise is a protective factor for preventing all kinds of conditions and diseases including cancer.  But recently, the anti-cancer effect has come into focus.

Nov 15, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Are You Over 60?

Once we reach a certain age, whatever that number might be, a few things come into focus. Our priorities and goals shift. And our lives change. For me, living a full, independent and physical life became especially important when I hit 60. Suddenly, I could see the end of my life. The clarity was startling.

Nov 03, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Are you over 45?

Once we reach a certain age, whatever that number might be, a few things come newly into focus. Our priorities and goals shift. And our lives change. For me, living a full, independent and physical life became especially important when I hit 60. People around me were breaking down. My own father lost his will to live

Aug 24, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Is this toxin in YOUR food?

Imagine for a moment that a poisonous substance somehow got into 74% of the processed food in your local supermarket. Eat too much of this toxic substance and you’re headed for a life filled with hypertension, diabetes, fatty liver disease, heart disease, cancer, and dementia. You do some research and find out a few startling things:

Aug 24, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

We’ve Had Some Alarming News About Sugar Lately…

We’ve had some alarming news about sugar lately. It is a much bigger health problem than previously thought. According to a new government report published in the May issue of the National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief, young U.S. adults are consuming more added sugars in their food and …Click Title to Continue  

Jul 06, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

What are Beliefs and Why Do We Care About Them?

Beliefs are not facts. They are only interpretations or value judgments you make about yourself, your experiences, and the world around you. They are the meaning we assign to things. For example: If you weighed yourself and your weight did not change this week, it is a verifiable fact. But you may conclude that your

May 11, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Healing Touch of the Dove

My clients often hear me talk about their myofascia tissue and how it’s actually in charge of the body. If you’ve ever had a situation that doesn’t quite get fixed despite massage and/or chiropractic adjustments, this may be what’s…Click Title to Continue behind the problem. Iris Mack, owner of Healing Touch of the Dove, is

May 11, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments