About the Encyclopedia – Start Here


Welcome to the ChiSpree Wellness Encyclopedia!   This encyclopedia was developed to assist you in understanding what wellness is, to provide information on a variety of holistic methods and services that can contribute to a person’s well-being.   While many non-medical wellness based approaches have been shown to be very helpful in preventing and reversing […]

What are Health and Wellness; Sounds Simple Right?

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 What is wellness?   Health and Wellness are very broad ideas with a multitude of considerations. According to the World Health Organization, health is defined as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. For some, health has been considered simply to be the absence […]

What the ____ Does Fitness Really Mean Anyway?


So, what is fitness really?   In simple terms, physical fitness is broken down into 5 elements: Cardiovascular Fitness, Muscular Strength and Muscular Endurance, Flexibility, and Body Composition or a healthy BMI and Body Fat Percentage. Beyond these, maintaining a fitness routine can help us prevent and improve lifestyle based ailments such as having unhealthy blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood sugar. Exercise […]

Protein the Building Block

Protein Beans

Protein is a fundamental part of our nutrition.   Aside from water, proteins are the second most abundant molecule in the body and are a necessary part of our nutritional needs. Proteins are responsible for growth and maintenance of every cell and tissue, especially muscle, proteins are a key component of blood cells, skin, hair, […]

Common Diseases – A Matter of Choice?

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Take control of what you can to get the most out of life! There are many factors that contribute to some of the most common medical conditions including genetics and lifestyle. We of course do not have control over our genetics, but the lifestyle choices we make can play a big role in determining our […]

Calories: The Truth and Nothin’ but the Truth

Calories vs Nutrients

What is a calorie exactly?   Calories are a measurement of energy. Technically speaking, 1 kilocalorie, or kcal, or Cal is the amount of energy required to heat one gram of water by 1 degree celcius. Not very helpful for your health or weight management? We didn’t really think so ether. Lets try an analogy, […]

Weight, BMI, and Body Fat: Facts the Diet Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Weight Loss

Weight management is simply maintaining a healthy body weight BMI, and body fat. So, what is a healthy body weight and how can I get there? While not the most accurate, probably the easiest method of determining a healthy body weight for your height is using BMI, or Body Mass Index. This is a general […]

Blood Sugar and Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes Blood SUgar

Blood sugar isn’t always a bad thing.   Because this sugar, glucose it is our body’s primary source of fuel, blood sugar is actually necessary. The sugar in our blood comes from foods that we eat that are processed during digestion and enter our blood stream. Our body also naturally produces insulin in the pancreas, which […]

Cholesterol – The Heart Stopping Truths

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Cholesterol isn’t all bad, just the bad kind…   Believe it or not, cholesterol is natural in our bodies and is a necessary building block for every cell in our body and is also an ingredient our body uses to make necessary hormones and vitamin D. Our bodies produce cholesterol naturally and we also take […]

Bust the Slump with Personal Training

Personal Training

Reach your peak with a personal trainer.   A personal trainer is a fitness professional who assists clients toward their fitness and weight management goals by setting up individualized exercise plans and educating clients in the areas of fitness, nutrition, and general health. They motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability. A variety of […]