When it comes to eating healthy, the emphasis goes beyond just carbs, fat, protein, and calories. It even goes beyond food groups!Read More
Are you craving peace? Does your mind seem to keep running, leaving you too drained to enjoy the things or people you love?
What if I told you that you could give your physical and mental health a HUGE boost with one simple thing?Read More
It takes time and effort to take care of your body. No argument here! But it’s incredibly important to find time to exercise. The benefits of exercise are too important to ignore. Yet most of us are too busy to even make time for what we WANT to do, let alone find time to create new, healthy habits. It’s not exactly relaxing to start a new exercise routine when you’re already exhausted from work.Read More
Using microwaves is a common practice because it can be incredibly convenient, fast, and simple. The argument for their safety, however, is questionable at best. For years, misleading research have been orchestrated to show that microwave ovens do not produce any immediate biological effects. Conflicting new research suggests that microwaved foods are not as healthy as they were advertised to be. These studies showed that microwave energy damages nutrients in food, making the meals much less nourishing than their un-microwaved counterparts.Read More
Does cooking feed your soul or are you trying to spend the least amount of hours in the kitchen as possible? Between work, cooking, cleaning, and everything else on your plate, eating shouldn’t be a stressful last minute decision. You definitely don’t want it to be one you regret. Whether you’re lost when it comes to meal prep, a pro in the kitchen looking for more balance or just learning how to cook for one, these meal prep tips are sure to make your meal time simpler so you can go back to enjoying life… and you might just have a little fun while preparing it.
Is your body producing strange symptoms? Maybe break-outs, poor digestion, irritating disorders like IBS or Eosinophilic Esophogitis, breakouts, mood disorders, etc are affecting you. Maybe you’ve tried everything you could think of, or maybe this is your first attempt. Either way, the elimination diet is pretty painless and a great way to get to know your body and which diet works best for you!Read More
Great news! Constrictive diets and massive lifestyle overhauls are not the way. Small, simple changes add up to huge differences when they are done with commitment and consistency. Read on for 5 gifts you can give yourself today…Read More
Do you ever find yourself somewhere at the bottom of a bag of chips, or finishing a sleeve of cookies before you know it? For some of us that means mindlessly heading for that drive-thru or going to get that soda with that one meal that you continuously crave...Read More
Remember the good ole days when all you had to be frightened about when making food
choices was to ensure you consumed enough veggies and fruits to stay healthy? Those
days are long gone and have now been exchanged for some seriously scary scenarios.Read More
Winter, spring, summer and fall…each season is a time to celebrate, reflect, let go and renew.Read More
Many of us spend a huge part of our day inside at a desk in front of a computer and often times under florescent lighting. A new condition has emerged labeled SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) which is said to describe the winter blues - the lethargy and feeling of sadness and hopelessness from our new modern lifestyles of being indoors for a substantial amount of our days. Low levels of serotonin are associated with depression. GET OUTSIDE! A daily dose of sunlight has been shown to boost your mood and affect vitamin D levels, endorphins, nitric oxide levels and mitochondrial energy levels.Read More
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its troubles, it empties today of its strength.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom
We must first recognize there is a difference between healthy concern and unhealthy worry.Read More
“Surround yourself with only people who are able to lift you higher.”
How do you know you have a toxic relationship on your hands? Here are the top 10 signs for which to be on the lookout.Read More
The average American consumes 30 plus t. of sugar per day. The USDA recommends we should not consume more than 6 t. for women, 9 t. for men and 3 t. for children. Is it any wonder the obesity rates have skyrocketed? America leads the way with a whopping 45% of our population being obese.
Ahhhhh…but a creamed-cheese danish with a cup of hazelnut coffee…pure bliss! I deserve it, right?! Well maybe, but think again.Read More
Atkins, Zone, Ketogenic, Vegetarian, Vegan, Weight Watchers, South Beach, Paleo, Raw food, Juice, Mediterranean. These are just a few of the many diets that have come and gone. How many have you tried? How successful were they? If the weight came off, did it stay off? You are not alone. Let’s introduce a very different approach.Read More
Great cooking is about being inspired by the simple things around you - fresh markets, various spices. It doesn't necessarily have to look fancy.
G. GarvinRead More
July is a time for celebrating our independence. It can also be a time to reflect on claiming independence over those things in our lives that no longer serve us, and one of those would be past regrets.Read More
As a western culture we are bombarded by scary suggestions that our sun can/will harm us. Why is it that ancient cultures spent many more hours in the sun, and even utilized the sun to create wellness and health?Read More
Did you know that according to traditional Chinese medicine that there are “cooling” and “warming” foods? When you’re hydrated your heart doesn’t have to work as hard to pump blood.Read More
Glowing and healthy skin is always in fashion! Summer is the season our skin is showcased from tank tops to summer sandals. Here are a few easy tips to have you, and your skin, looking its best.Read More