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Well of Life Center for Holistic Healthcare

215-340-3930

by Associate Clinician Christa Haines

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Water is the most important nutrient in the body. It makes up 55-60% of our total body mass. Some of the roles of water are: transportation of nutrients, cushioning of bones and joints, removal of waste, flushing of toxins, and improvement of oxygen delivery to cells.

If you are a client here at the Well of Life Center, you know by now you need to drink half your weight in ounces. An example of this would be if you are 100 pounds, you need to drink 50 ounces of water. If you drink a diuretic (i.e. tea, coffee) you need to make up one and a half times that amount in water on top of your needed ounces for the day. This equation should not exceed 100 ounces in a day.

Here are a few ways to make your water more exciting! Add some squeezed lemon or other citrus into it. If you leave lemon in your water, it should be organic. Try cutting up a lemon and leaving the slices in the refrigerator to use them daily. Adding pieces of fruit like watermelon, citrus, blueberries, or mint is also good. Slice up some cucumber and add it into your water. One flavorful water combination is basil leaves, mint leaves, and lemongrass. You can also cut a 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, then slice it thinly and add it to your water. Amazon sells a glass pitcher with an infuser inside to which you can add several pieces of fruit, mint, or anything you may like.

Our Wellness Services

Please click on one of the below links for more information about each type of modality we offer.

CHEMICAL PEELS

A chemical peel is a technique which involves the application of a variety of chemical solutions to remove the damaged outer layers of dead skin cells from the skin’s surface.

FACIAL REJUVENATION ACUPUNCTURE

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture may be used to nourish, rehydrate, and tone your skin, while reducing the appearance of facial wrinkles and improving the skin’s elasticity.

MICRODERMABRASION

Microdermabrasion removes dead and flaking skin and stimulates the production of young skin cells and collagen.

INFRARED SAUNA

Our infrared sauna creates a blend of wavelengths that have been shown to lower blood pressure, increase core temperature, aid in weight loss, and so much more!

IONCLEANSE FOOTBATH

This relaxing, therapeutic foot bath helps detoxify the body at a cellular level and restore balance to all of the body’s systems.

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