How Your Nutritional Needs Change As You Age


Food is fuel. Nutrition is a lifeline. Eating is survival. The one constant that remains with us in each decade of life is the need to exercise and the necessity to replenish things lost during exercise. Our cells thrive or die based on the choices we make. This is not yet another lecture telling you how

How Your Nutritional Needs Change As You Age2023-04-23T16:17:15+00:00

Heart Health and You


According to the CDC, someone has a heart attack every 40 seconds while one dies every 36 seconds. Coronary artery disease, caused by arterial inflammation and plaque deposits, is the number one cause of heart disease in the United States. It is so important to take heart health seriously. The greatest risks for coronary artery disease

Heart Health and You2023-04-27T19:45:58+00:00

Staying Healthy Through The Holidays


Do the holidays have you jumping for joy or running for the nearest exit? Labeled as “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," the holiday season can be stressful and overwhelming for some. If you are in need of a vacation to refuel after all that joy, how about trying something different this year? Staying anchored amidst

Staying Healthy Through The Holidays2023-04-27T19:52:19+00:00

Artificial Sweeteners – Not the Lesser Of Two Evils


There is no way around it. We love our sugar fix. Americans on average consume 20 tsp of sugar a day. A 12 ounce can of regular soda holds 39 gm of sugar, that’s 10-12 tsp of pure toxins. So do artificial sweeteners offer another healthier option? Artificial sweeteners are often times called “intense sweeteners” because

Artificial Sweeteners – Not the Lesser Of Two Evils2023-04-27T19:50:42+00:00

How To Keep Your Liver Healthy


The liver, also known as the ultimate multitasking organ, is underestimated in its importance and significance. That is why it is it should be a top priority to keep your liver healthy. The liver, weighing in about 3 pounds, sits on the right side of the abdominal cavity. Situated below the liver sits the gallbladder

How To Keep Your Liver Healthy2023-04-27T19:55:39+00:00

Your Guide to a Gluten-Free Lifestyle


Does maintaining a gluten-free lifestyle measure up to the promised hype of feeling better? That’s the million dollar question. Let’s take a look at this more closely and recap what we already know about gluten. Gluten is a composite of storage proteins found in wheat, barley, rye, and oat. It gives elasticity to dough, helps it rise, keeps its shape and gives food a chewy texture. But here

Your Guide to a Gluten-Free Lifestyle2023-04-23T16:50:00+00:00

Gluten Free – The Latest Fad or The Next Real Thing?


To be or not to be……gluten-free? Ahhhhh…….that’s the million dollar question. Does being gluten free really offer the extended health benefits that science claims to offer or is it just another peg on the board of healthy eating? I have written previously about peeling back the layers of understanding leaky gut syndrome. While this concept is

Gluten Free – The Latest Fad or The Next Real Thing?2023-04-23T16:28:46+00:00

Give The Gift of Health


Why not consider giving the gift of health this year? We all know that the spirit of the holiday is anchoring into gratitude but nevertheless, the gifts that need to be purchased can sometimes weigh down our spirits. While keeping true to the idea of getting healthy, I thought it would be fun to combine the

Give The Gift of Health2023-04-23T16:59:02+00:00

How to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain


Oh the dreaded holiday weight gain. The mornings are dark, the air is crisp, and holiday season is lurking upon us. That’s not the only thing creeping up. The dreaded winter weight is fast approaching. No way Jose! Not this year!! Do you know how simple it is not to gain weight this winter but

How to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain2023-04-23T16:29:06+00:00

How To Come Off A Sugar Addiction


Sugar addiction is really prevalent in the news right now. Sugar - we can’t live with it, we can’t imagine life without it. Could removing sugar from your diet be that one magic answer to our weight loss battle? Let's start at the beginning. Why do we thrive on it? The more we have, the

How To Come Off A Sugar Addiction2023-04-23T16:48:34+00:00
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