In the quest for better health, it's easy to grasp quick fixes/diets/pills/supplements/(___fill in the bank) to relieve symptoms. The problem is that band-aid, or temporary, solutions don't provide the actual answers to health problems. They're, at best, a magic...
How Hangry are You?
Have you ever been hangry? You know, when your mood drops to anger and irritability either in between meals or if you've waited too long before eating? Well, it's real, and this study validates it! This is one of the first studies to explore how hunger...
Vegetables vs Fruits: If You Had to Choose One
In the quest for wellness, one of the first action items that come to mind is eating more fruits and vegetables. How many? Which ones? They’re valid questions but let’s start by clearing this up: when it comes to fruits and vegetables, consider changing the phrase to vegetables and fruits.
Vegetables: To Cook or Not to Cook?
Did you know that some vegetables release their most potent antioxidant benefits after cooking? It’s true; let’s take a look.
Straight Talk on Liquid Nutrition
Drinking mindlessly, with or without alcohol, can pack on calories, additives, lethargy, and eventually, pounds. I’m not popping in here to tell you to swap out all your celebratory favorites for plain ‘ol water. In fact, here are a few ways you can indulge.
Eat Better NOW: Episode Two, Potassium
I invite you to eat better NOW instead of waiting until the new year (or some other grandiose event) to get you into gear! Increasing potassium in the diet is an important and relatively quick way to better your health NOW.
Eat Better NOW: Episode One, Salt
I invite you to take steps NOW, through the holidays, to eat better – not wait until the new year (or until the heavens part) to live your best health vision! Let’s get into it by starting with three ways to slash salt.
Caffeine: Friend or Foe?
Is caffeine bad for you? No, (phew!). It enhances focus and metabolism, reduces the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, and reduces certain liver and pancreas conditions.
Secrets Your Skin Is Telling You
We all want great skin. If we have it, we want to keep it and, if we don’t, we’ll look to see how we can improve it. Often, exactly what we try to cover up is a message from the skin telling us that something is wrong. It’s these messages that need our attention.
Break Down this Barrier for Good Health!
Whether you want to reduce your blood pressure, improve blood sugars, lose weight, sleep better, improve your mood, or be free from food cravings and digestive issues, make sure you get your information from credible sources. Any regimen suggested to you should be doable, safe, and can be maintained so you reap benefits well into the future.