Can You Sneak Vegetables In Your Dessert?

A better question is can you make that dessert tasty?? According to MY FITNESS PAL, yes you can!! If you are looking to drop a few pounds, cutting out desserts is one way to slash calories. If you enjoy having something after dinner, you can try some desserts that use sweeter vegetables. Obviously, you haveContinue reading “Can You Sneak Vegetables In Your Dessert?”

Diabetes? Add These Veggies To Your Meals!

While have a diagnosis of diabetes can offer challenges, there are many things with the diet that will help! Food choices always make a difference. I had a client who was a retired heart surgeon and he told me that everyone should follow a diabetic diet. Some may have to be more restrictive than othersContinue reading “Diabetes? Add These Veggies To Your Meals!”

Home Remedies Backed By Science!

Whenever someone gets sick, most likely there is a friend with a home remedy that is “sure to help”! While I am a believer that food that help to make us healthy, (or sick, depending on what you eat) many home remedies don’t hold up to the hype. That said, there are a few thatContinue reading “Home Remedies Backed By Science!”

Health Benefits Of Red Walnuts!

You most likely have had walnuts and know they are a great source of healthy fats. Red walnuts are a variety that are often overlooked and add some additional benefits over the regular. They are heavy in calories so make sure to consume in moderation. Good source of Vitamin E, B-vitamins, magnesium, iron, maganese andContinue reading “Health Benefits Of Red Walnuts!”

Share The Road!!

That is the mantra of bicyclist. Unfortunately for many of those riders (some I happened to meet this morning) those in cars should respect their right to be on the road but they don’t have to follow the rules. Or pick and choose when they apply. As I do most mornings, I was heading toContinue reading “Share The Road!!”

Mindfulness for Stress Reduction!

Good Morning! When it come to health and wellness, mindfulness is one of those incredibly important areas that gets overlooked. Mindfulness is a tool to help reduce stress and find a rest – in this moment. This moment is where we can learn to take good care of ourselves, and ultimately enjoy life. We findContinue reading “Mindfulness for Stress Reduction!”

Have An Apple A Day!

An apple a day really does keep the doctor away…but why is that? high in fiber and water may lead to weight loss. could be good for your heart. linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes. may promote gut health. might help prevent cancer. could help fight asthma. There is such a wide varietyContinue reading “Have An Apple A Day!”

“Climate Change” Affects Childhood Obesity, “Experts” Say!

From The New York Post “CBS Mornings” pushed a recent study connecting climate change and hotter temperatures with childhood obesity rates. Climate change, specifically warmer temperatures is making our children more inactive and more obese. The study found that children were 30% less “aerobically fit” than their parents and claimed hotter temperatures were preventing kidsContinue reading ““Climate Change” Affects Childhood Obesity, “Experts” Say!”

Take In The Benefits Of Nature!

Get outside and you can almost guarantee your mental wellbeing will improve. Check out 7 health benefits of getting back to nature. Better breathing. Indoor concentrations of pollutants are often higher than outdoor. Improve sleep. Sun light affects your circadian rhythm more than electric light. Reduce depression symptoms. Sunlight can lessen depression symptoms. Mental restoration.Continue reading “Take In The Benefits Of Nature!”

Add PRUNELLA VULGARIS To Your Teas!

Have you heard of Prunella Vulgaris? It is also known as self-heal or heal-all and is in the same family as mint. Ancient claims are that Prunella Vulgaris can protect against diabetes and cancer. The best way to consume this is in the form of tea. When taken internally, it can help fight infection andContinue reading “Add PRUNELLA VULGARIS To Your Teas!”

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