2What is Massage Therapy? Massage is a system of movement of the body’s soft tissue. It may include, but is not limited to, such techniques as…StrokingKneadingPercussionFrictionVibrationCompressionPassive or Active StretchingThese techniques can be applied with or without lubricants
3To enhance the general health and well-being of the recipient. Purpose of MassageTo enhance the general health and well-being of the recipient.Types of MassageThere are as many as 250 types of Massage & Bodywork.Top 2 modalities are Deep-Tissue and Swedish Massage
4BenefitsMany look at massage as a luxury, but it is becoming more of a necessity to maintain well-being.There is little knowledge in relation to that of mainstream medicine, but people seem to perceive the risk associated with trying massage as very low and the prospective rewards immediate and tangible.
5Reduces symptoms from Carpel Tunnel Syndrome A study by Touch Research Institute in 1996, showed that preterm babies who received massage therapy had 47% greater weight gain & 6 day shorter hospital stay then infants not receiving massageReduced chronic back pain in relation to other complementary techniques.(2000 report in the Canadian Med Assoc Journal)Safe and Effective way to reduce pain and improve function in the adults with osteoarthritis of the knees(2006 study in the Archives of Internal Medicine)Reduces symptoms from Carpel Tunnel Syndrome(Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 2004)
6Has been shown to strengthen the immune system (Journal of Neuroscience 1996)Reduces the frequency of headaches(American Journal of Public Health 2000)Less stress and improved performance for small sample of employees (against a control group) who had twice weekly, 15 minute massages in the officeAlzheimer’s patients showed reduced pacing, irritability and restlessness after neck and shoulder massage(Journal of Gerontological Nursing 1996)Fibromyalgia patients receiving 30 minute massages had less pain, depression, anxiety, stiffness, fatigue and sleep problems.(Journal of Clinical Rheumatology Report)
7The Mayo Clinic website also suggests some massage therapy benefits are… AnxietyImmune SystemLabor PainsSelf EsteemSports Related SorenessStress
8Massage does not include the diagnosis of a Specific Pathology, the prescription of drugs or controlled substances, spinal manipulation or those acts of physical therapy that are outside the scope of massage therapy.Melody Lane, LMTMT045791(817)
10Wildtree Products are: OrganicAll NaturalNo fillersMSGHigh Fructose Corn SyrupDyesAny other additivesWe believe that food should taste great, be good for you, and be simple to prepare. We realize that everyone is busy, so we make adopting a healthier lifestyle simple by providing great resources.
11Grocery Store Brands vs Wildtree Comparison Taco SeasoningChili pepper, salt, maltodextrin, spice, onion powder, corn starch, yellow corn flour, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, yeast extract, silicon dioxide, sunflower, and/or cottonseed oil, ethoxyquin$0.99 serves 4..$0.25 per servingORGANIC!Masa corn flour, chili powder, oregano, garlic powder, black pepper$ servings.. $0.22 per serving$ servings.. $0.14 per servingAlfredo MixDehydrated parmesan, cheddar, blue cheese blend (milk, salt, cheese cultures, enzymes, whey), partially hydrogenated soybean oil, maltodextrin, nonfat dry milk, natural flavors, disodium phosphate, sodium caseinate (milk), lactic acid, mono and diglycerides, citric acid, corn starch, wheat flour, maltodextrin, whey protein concentrate, hydrolyzed corn protein, salt, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, spice$1.69 serves 2, $0.85 per servingCheddar cheese, whey cream, sweet cream, buttermilk, salt, garlic powder, spices, parmesan cheese (pasteurized milk, salt, and enzymes) dehydrated parsley, citric acid$17.00 serves 20..$0.85 per servingFajita SeasoningCorn Starch, MSG, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, silicon dioxide$0.99 serves 4, $0.25 per servingChili powder, cumin, sea salt, lime juice powder, onion powder, garlic powder, black pepper, oregano, vegetable fiber$9.50 serves 36…$0.26 per serving
12Do you know what is in your TACO SEASONING? SILICON DIOXIDEYou know, the stuff that comes in those “Do Not Eat” packets you get with new shoes and purses
14Grapeseed Oil Fact Sheet Wildtree’s Grapeseed Oil is EXPELLER PRESSED – not solvent extracted like the vast majority of grapeseed oils in the marketplace.It is made from grape seeds after wine production.Its delicate flavor and body make it puerect for sauteing, baking or frying.Miracle Frying OilGrapeseed Oil is ideal for frying at high temperatureMay be heated up to 419 degrees (F) w/out burning
15Grapeseed Oil Health Benefits There are NO preservatives such as TBHQ or BHTIt is NOT hydrogenatedThere is NO sodiumNO trans fatty acidsNO cholesterol (it actually aids in cholesterol reduction)It is easily digestibleA good source of Vitamin E Alpha (an important anti-oxidant) (4.3 mg per serving)Highest concentration of poly (76%) unsaturated acid of any oilHelps the body produec High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)High in Linoleic acid – and its health benefits:Is a fatty acid which acts as a transporter for saturated fats – helps prevent accumulation in the arteriesAlso known as Omega-6 and in near identical proportions to mother’s milkVital to life and cannot be produced by the body alone
16It has one of the lowest levels of saturated fats of all oils Mono UnsaturatedPoly UnsaturatedTrans Fatty AcidGrapseed8%16%76%0%Canola7%59%30%Safflower14%Sunflower10%20%66%Corn13%25%61%1.5%Olive77%9%Soybean15%Peanut18%49%33%Cottonseed52%Butter63%26%4%3%Coconut87%6%2%
17Why should you menu plan? Save Time!Your list makes grocery shopping quick and easyNo running to the store for last-minute forgotten itemsNo need to waste time and mental energy deciding what is for dinner each nightSave Money!Meal planning means less take-out and fast food for dinnerShopping with a list means less impulse buys and wasted foodA simple plan allows you to buy in bulk, shop when items are on sale, and clip couponsThe saved money WILL add up. Use it for vacation, a special night out, or “extras”Value Your Family’s Health!Skip the fast food and restaurant options which are typically high in fat and sodiumSkip the boxed or frozen “heat up and serve” options full of preservatives and additivesYOU can make the choice to bake instead of fry, add veggies, or season to YOUR liking
18Prevent Obesity!Prevent your children from becoming overweight by modeling healthy, balanced eatingHave a better handle on the nutritional content of your mealsTailor your meals to your family member’s specific dietary needs.Spend More Time with Your FamilyBy taking the time to plan ahead, you save time during the day and later in the kitchenUse that time to spend on the things that matter to you…not running aroundFinally have the time you want to bond as a family over a nice dinnerReduce Stress!In a fast-paced world and pulled in a million directions, dinner should not be an added stressorNo more worrying about if you have everything you need to put dinner togetherVisit the store weekly or twice a month, with list in hand, and leave the worry behindMeal planning is easy!We have done the work for youWe’ve got a grocery list and recipes for weeks of mealsOnce you get the hang of it, meal planning becomes second nature and you’ll never go back!
19Freezer Meal Workshops Host a WorkshopGet 4 to 10 friends to commit (purchase the Wildtree product bundle)The Wildtree Rep (me) will send a grocery list and directions on how to prepare the freezer bagsDay of the Workshop we all meet at the host’s house and add the Wildtree seasonings to the prepared freezer bags.Lasts about 2 hours..go home with 10 homemade meals, put them in your freezer. Dinner is ready, just thaw out and cook…ready to eat in about 20 minutes.View the products on my website listed belowMelody Lane(817)Mywildtree.com/MelodyL