Mind Over Body (part 2)

By Allyn Raifstanger

If you didn’t read my last blog this won’t make much sense, so I suggest you look back on it. I’m learning that health may be a state of mind. You have heard of the placebo effect when patients are given medicine that they think will cure them but it’s only sugar water or salt…

Mind Over Body (part 1)

By Allyn Raifstanger

As an Integrated Nutrition Health Coach, I support one of IIN’s unique theory’s Primary Food and Secondary Food. Primary Food is your relationships, career, spirituality and exercise and is as important in your health and well-being, as Secondary Food, what’s on your plate. ​ In this blog I am going to talk about a recent experience…

Definition of a Health Coach

By Allyn Raifstanger

Definition of a Health Coach A Health Coach is a guide and mentor who empowers clients to take responsibility for their health and supports them to implement lifestyle and behavior changes that will contribute to the achievement of their personal wellness goals. Some common areas where a Health Coach may help a client include weight…