Spring Cleaning for your Body

2018-03-22T15:32:38+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Most of us go running the other direction when someone mentions doing a full-body cleanse. Images of stomach cramps, constantly running to the bathroom and an overall feeling of light-headedness and headaches come to mind. It doesn’t have to be that way. It doesn’t have to be a ‘no pain, [...]

Healthy Eating On A Budget $$

2018-03-13T17:53:03+00:00 March 20th, 2018|

Many often wonder why healthy food is more expensive. Well, if you’re a smart shopper, it doesn’t have to be.  If you’re trying to improve your diet but don’t want to spend a fortune, two of the best ways to save money on food are to shop smartly and reduce [...]

Wellness Retreats, are they for you?

2018-03-13T14:53:31+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re looking to improve your health and take some time away from your normal routine this year, you might consider going on a wellness retreat. Unlike vacations filled with sightseeing, shopping, and dining out, health retreats tend to be more focused on physical activity, nutritious meals, and unplugging. Health [...]

Sleep and Life Expectancy

2018-01-03T21:47:42+00:00 November 14th, 2017|

When you think of how long you’re going to live – what age comes to mind: 75, 80, 85, 90, 95? Let me ask you a simple question, when thinking about your own life expectancy, do you take into account how much sleep you get every night? And, do you [...]

Sleep your way to good health!

2018-01-03T21:47:42+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

If you’re like many Americans, you’re in constant motion. Does this typical day sound familiar? Drive the kids to school, go to work, pick up groceries on the way home, make sure your daughter gets to soccer practice on time and your son does his homework. Cook dinner, throw in [...]

What is Paleo?

2018-01-03T21:47:43+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

There are millions of Paleo fans out there today who have embraced this way of eating. If you’ve got a friend who ‘does Paleo’ and is loving it, remember, every diet is bio-individual. It may be perfect for you and it may not be perfect for you. If you’re interested [...]

Maca Root Side Effects, a follow-up from Stress S*cks

2018-01-03T21:47:43+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last week in my post titled Stress S*cks – I talked about the benefits of maca and gave you a drink recipe. Many of you asked for more information around Maca so I’ve done some research that I hope you feel is beneficial in making your own nutritional choices. Maca [...]

Want to Feel Good? Fruity Chocolate Almond Bark

2018-01-08T22:44:27+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

According to dietitian Jane Jakubczak at the University of Maryland, negative emotions cause 75% of overeating. 75%! I used to tell my husband, "you don't have an eating problem, you have a stress problem!" Some reasons for 'emotional eating' include past trauma, chronic or short-term stress like an angry co-worker, [...]

But I don’t have time for breakfast!

2018-01-03T21:47:43+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mornings are tough for my hubby. He gets up early - earlier than me, and usually runs off to work without eating. He doesn't want to take the time to make anything to eat, he'd rather just grab and go and I get it. If he doesn't eat breakfast, by [...]

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