Kefir To Help You Sleep!

Kefir is similar to yogurt, but much better in that it has many more different microbes than yogurt. Your gut microbes make Serotonin and Melatonin, which are feel good hormones. When we have more of this, we have less stress and can lead to better sleep!

Check out the video from DR ERIC BERG DC for more!

What Is Going On With Our Parks??

I love getting to the parks, taking in nature, and getting some much-needed exercise and stress reduction. It was tough back in the days of “the great pandemic” when some parks and trails were closed, as the science was settled that exercise wasn’t important to our health and immune system. This year has shown a very strange happening at many parks in the St. Louis area. It begs the question…is it a worker shortage or are they just letting the parks go? Either way, it is a shame.

I get to Forest Park a couple times a week and this year the grass, which is normally kept at a manageable height, is completely out of control (see pics). Maybe they are trying to give us the feel of what pioneer folks did as they made it across the country. Where it is partially cut, there are piles of grass that make it a challenge to get through. The shame with this park is there are so many attractions, such as The Muny, museums and golf courses that keeping it looking great was a priority. Now, I know it is early in the season, however when you get to parks on a regular basis and see how they are kept up, this stands out. And it isn’t just Forest Park as I have driven past a few to see the same thing. Could running a riding mower over grass be another casualty of the insane gas prices? Is manual labor below some who are out of work? The conspiracy theorist in me thinks there is more to this. And as we have learned, yesterdays conspiracies are tomorrows truths!

The one park I frequent that is kept immaculate, and for good reason, is Jefferson Barracks National Cemetary and Park. If it gets to the point where those who have served our country don’t have a beautiful place to rest, there will be trouble!!

Until next time…#eatthedamnsalad

Health Benefits Of Royal Jelly!

Bees play such an important role for so many reasons, and ROYAL JELLY is another!

Did you know that royal jelly can help improve cognitive function? It is rich in amino acids which is vital to brain function.So many are concerned about this today. It can also aid in our energy levels!

Check out the video from NATURAL HEALTH REMEDIES for more!

A Morning Walk Does Wonders!

We have all heard that you need to get your day started with a healthy breakfast. I would suggest before that breakfast, get out for a walk to get your day off right!

Did you know that going for a walk can boost your immune system? You would think the health leaders would be encouraging us to go for walks, or at least wouldn’t be closing the gyms and parks during a “pandemic”.

If you start your day with a walk it can help you to make better health decisions all day long!

There are many benefits to starting your day with a walk. Check out the video from BESTIE HERE!

Eat Blackberries Every Day For These Benefits!

Did you know that a serving of blackberries is only about 10? That almost seems too easy to do and get all the amazing healthy benefits! Blackberries were used for medicinal purposes and the leaves made tea. Funny how food was once considered medicine. I wonder what happened??

I had no idea that consuming blackberries can actually help with healthy teeth and gums. And people with gum disease have a 25% increase risk of heart attack. There are many more reasons to have blackberries!

Check out the video from BESTIE HERE!

Worst Drinks That Dissolve Tooth Enamel!

While our tooth enamel is very tough, what we drink can have a detrimental effect over years. The more acidic the liquid, the more damage can be done. While there are things you can do, such as rinse your mouth after drinking acidic drinks, there are some you should avoid.

Check out the video from DR ERIC BERG DC for more!

So Many Health Benefits Of Coffee!

As a coffee lover, it is always great to find there are health benefits to drinking it! Although I drink more than DR ERIC BERG recommends, I do drink it black, so I have that going for me.

Coffee has the ability to lower the risk of dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease as it protects against oxidation of the neurons.

Coffee can also prevent the risk of gall stones! Remember, the less you add to your coffee the better.

Check out the video from DR ERIC BERG DC for more!

Fermented Carrots For Your Gut Health!

Fermented foods do wonders for the gut and there are many different foods you can ferment.

According to a study from Stanford University:

A diet rich in fermented foods increases the diversity of gut microorganisms. This helps reduce inflammation and strengthen the immune system.

Check out the video from NATURAL CURES for more!!

So Many Healthy Benefits Of Coconut Milk!

I use coconut milk for many things now, especially in my smoothies as it has replaced milk for me. And no, you won’t be seeing me glue my hand to a Starbucks counter any time soon.

For me, getting away from dairy, specifically milk, was all about how it was affecting my body. I tried all the soy, oat and almond as well and none seemed to work for me.

There is a difference between coconut milk and coconut water. The water is just the liquid that is inside a coconut while the milk comes from soaking that water in the grated flesh inside.

Are you lactose intolerant? Coconut milk is a great substitute for milk. As I said earlier, I have tried them all and, for me, the others seemed to be too thick in texture. It also is full of iron as it provide 22% of your daily intake!

There are many benefits to coconut milk so check out the video from BESTIE HERE!

Can We Slow, Or Stop Dementia??

“Dementia is one of the most dreaded conditions of our time”

Whether you fear that diagnosis and want to put off getting your brain checked, there are many things we can do to help prevent this. While genetics can play a role, it is not the only thing that factors in to getting dementia, which is good news! We can do something about it!

Understanding the factors that can lead to dementia is just as important as treating it. Many factors we have control over and can help with prevention, such as smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity and social isolation.

Check out the video from DR STEN EKBERG for more!