Welcome to HG Wellness "University" Learning Center
Learn your "why"....
Understanding "why" you want to make positive changes in your life is the first step.
Take a few moments to write down your "whys". This will help you to stay focused and committed to your Wellness journey.
You will learn about the 4 pillars of health (nutrition, physical activity, sleep and mindfulness) which are the foundation of our Wellness program.
Patient education & resources
Below is a list of educational material. Please review this material as much and often as you can. The more health and wellness knowledge you have, the more power you have to make positive changes in your life.
Start by reviewing the 4 Pillars of Health and make your way down the list....
Pillar # 3: Sleep
Insomnia has been a major health problem in America. Science has shown that lack of quality sleep can have adverse effects on your mental and physical health. Make sure you are getting 7-8 hours of high quality sleep every night. The information below can help you achieve this.
Please click on the links below to learn more:
Pillar # 4: Mindfulness & Stress Management
Managing stress and anxiety are important components to our health and wellness. Learning simple mindfulness techniques can help you achieve this.
Click on the links below to learn more:
What are the "Blue Zones"
Author and National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner, has spent more than a decade finding and exploring Blue Zones: places that are home to the healthiest and happiest centenarians. He and his research team, consisting of doctors, demographers, and psychologists, traveled the globe to uncover the best longevity strategies.
Please click on the links below to learn more about the Blue Zones
What does a Healthy Eating Plate look like ? (See below)
Use the "Healthy Eating Plate" illustration below as a guide for your daily meal preparation. As noted above, certain fats and oils may be healthy but very high in calories, so limit them when weight loss is the goal.
Wellness Podcasts and Websites
Here we have additional tools that may help you be successful on your wellness journey!
The Drive Podcast
The Peter Attia Drive is a deep-dive podcast focusing on maximizing longevity, and all that goes into that from physical to cognitive to emotional health. With over 50 million episodes downloaded, it features topics including exercise, nutritional biochemistry, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, mental health, and much more.
Recommended Books to Read
Check out some of our favorite books that we recommend.