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More Healthy Days Blog

Welcome to EpiCor's new "More Healthy Days Blog." Here you will find great ideas about staying active, boosting your energy level, tips on healthy living and much, much more! It's all about providing you with the information you need to live a more happy and healthy life. Sign up for our blog to get email updates so you never miss any of the interesting information provided by our experts and people just like you!

July 21, 2014

By Julie Revelant Between the huge selection of health, diet, and fitness books, the popularity of gluten-free and Paleo diets, and the surge in health and fitness trackers, we should all be poster children for perfect health. But that’s definitely not the case. More than a third of Americans are...

July 8, 2014

 By Lisa Meztgar, Ph.D. With summer comes tons of fun activities like backyard barbeques, beach time, family reunions, and vacations. Summer can also come with its own set of health challenges, from bad digestion due to overindulging at picnics to summertime colds from a weakened immune system. So how can...

June 24, 2014

By: Christie Rampone  It should come as no surprise that I absolutely love summer. Warmer months inspire people to go outside and switch up routines. As a mother of two girls (Rylie, 8; Reece, 4) I love planning fun, interactive and safe activities for us to enjoy as a family....

June 11, 2014

By Julie Revelant You might not think that rocks, colors, lettuces and “bugs” could help keep you healthy during spring and summer. Well, think again. Stress, environmental dangers and lack of sleep are always putting our immunity on alert. A weak immune system, therefore, puts our good health at risk...

May 29, 2014

   by Julie Revelant Summer is right around the corner, and as your family gears up for backyard bbq’s, camps, and family vacations, it’s easy to forget about the importance of staying healthy. Here are four health trends I’ve uncovered that will help your family stay healthier and happier this...

May 15, 2014

By Lisa Metzgar Apart from the dream-like vision of a slimmer “after” photo, dieting also brings visions of starving oneself, and feeling tired, weak and cranky. Why all the misery? The reason is that most diet programs involve radically cutting back on overall calories with the hope that you will...

April 17, 2014

By Julie Revelant All kids love their sweets but between candy hearts, chocolates, and special treats for Valentine’s Day (and every other holiday, really), kids today are getting overloaded with too much sugar. The result? Usually a kid filled-up with empty calories is super hyper, which leads to unpredictable behaviors...

April 10, 2014

By: Lisa Metzger, PhD It is the time of year that I like to do a little spring-cleaning. Not only do I clean out the garage, but I’m also reminded to do a little spring-cleaning in my body as well. We have several organs in our body that help to...

April 4, 2014

By: Julie Revelant   Probiotics are all the rage lately—showing up in dietary supplements as well as in yogurts, cereals, and even pizza. But, what you may not know is that probiotics have a sibling of sorts—prebiotics—that may improve healthy gut function and even strengthen your immune system. Never heard...

March 29, 2014

By Christie Rampone Being the captain of Team USA’s women’s soccer team is similar to my role as co-captain of the Rampone family. I try to do the same in both positions and each have their share of challenges and rewards. I’ve learned that to lead, I am also required...

March 21, 2014

By Julie Revelant Parenthood is a never-ending roller coaster ride. It’s filled with extreme highs and lows every single day. One minute you’re so overwhelmed with love for your kids nothing could make you happier; and the next you’re so stressed out by a work deadline, unpaid bill, or disagreement...

March 15, 2014

We’re excited to announce a new addition to EpiCor’s More Healthy Days blog, Julie Revelant. Julie is a freelance writer, blogger, and copywriter specializing in health, healthcare, nutrition, parenting and women’s issues. Julie writes Healthy Mama, a weekly column for Foxnews.com, where she covers everything from pregnancy nutrition and postpartum...

March 7, 2014

Begin your morning like an Olympian: Soccer great Christie Rampone’s healthy tips to kick-off the day. Getting out of the house on -time can be a challenge for anyone. As a working mom, mornings have become a variable that I’m not always able to gauge – sometimes it’s seamless, but...

February 24, 2014

The number one New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. We have an obsession with looking thin but often don’t take into consideration what it does to our health. How many people do you know who go on crash diets and start strenuous exercise regimes in January only to have...

February 14, 2014

A recent survey on immunity and sex sponsored by the makers of EpiCor has spurred some new motivation to stay healthy this year. Having a strong healthy immune system could be the sexiest gift to give this Valentine’s Day. Here are ten things you need to know before dining out...

January 9, 2014

 In December, we hosted a Facebook chat with USA Women’s Soccer team captain and 3-Time Gold Medalist Christie Rampone about staying healthy during the hectic holidays. In case you missed it, below is a recap of some of the questions asked (in no particular order) by our Facebook fans and...

January 2, 2014

EpiCor is ringing in the New Year with an exciting change to our More Healthy Days blog! Meet our newest expert blogger, Lisa Metzgar, Ph.D. Lisa has been in the alternative health field since 1996 and is currently a nutrition and weight loss coach. As a practicing health consultant with...

December 11, 2013

As temperatures drop outside and we spend more time inside, how do you maintain optimal health so you can enjoy all those holiday festivities? From snow or sports-related injuries to seasonal immune challenges, there are a variety of adversaries just waiting to drag you down. Fortunately, there are simple and...

November 25, 2013

Now that back-to-school is in full swing, parents across the country are on high alert hoping their families stay healthy during the cold weather months. But, instead of just hoping, how about trying some preventative measures? As it turns out, the best place to start is with our own children....

November 11, 2013

In September, we hosted a Twitter chat with Christie Rampone about balancing family and a career all while maintaining your health. In case you missed it, below is a recap of some of the questions asked by our Twitter followers and the responses from Christie. On December 17, we will...

October 22, 2013

Second only to Christmas, Halloween is my kids’ favorite holiday. It’s the only time they get gobs and gobs of candy and, hello… it’s candy! While they are figuring out which houses will have the best candy, I’m busy trying to keep them safe and healthy during the spookiest of...

October 9, 2013

Q. When did you first get involved with the World Police and Fire Games (WPFG)? A. I first became involved with the WPFG in 2009 in Vancouver Canada. I trained for approx. a year prior to the event and had a great experience. I really enjoyed meeting the athletes, police...

September 11, 2013

We hope to chat with you and Christie Rampone September 25, 2013 at 12 PM PST for our #RamponeChat. Make sure you follow @epicorimmune on Twitter! Send us your questions for Christie in advance to epicorimmune@gmail.com to be entered to win prizes. The topic of the chat will be: "No...

August 29, 2013

Part of the mystery of parenthood is wondering how much of our "advice" is getting through to our little ones. Sometimes it seems the more advice we dole out, the more we, well, remind! But, sometimes, there are glorious moments where our good intentions actually materialize in real world behavior!...

August 12, 2013

School is a great place to learn, play and make friends. Unfortunately it’s also a great place for germs to get very well acquainted….with your family! With twenty to thirty kids in a classroom and even more on the playground, it’s hard to avoid the germs that cause such illnesses as...

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