healthy habits Tag

In a time when we should want to boost the immune system, focus on our health, and do the best we can for ourselves and others, many people have found themselves in a compromised place of increased stress, sugar cravings, overconsumption, and complete lack of...

While the National Institute of Health states that over 40% of Americans are deficient in vitamin D, researchers believe the number may be even higher!  This number means that there are way too many people missing out on the robust health benefits of vitamin D! Despite...

Have you ever wished for a few more hours in the day?  Why is it that some people seem to get everything done effortlessly and others feel that time constantly eludes them?  The secret to managing your time well isn’t working more hours.  It is...

Tips for Trick-or-Treating Success:  Fill Up the Bellies BEFORE  You Head Out: Take time to eat a healthy, protein and fiber-rich dinner.  A favorite of ours is a big pot of Chili with Gluten-free corn bread (made from scratch with organic, non-GMO corn of course!).  The protein, fiber and...

Health is not about perfection; it is all about progression.  Making one high-quality choice at a time and building on your daily momentum to achieve life-long health and happiness.   Our society presses us to be quick about everything; 30-second commercials, limited-time offers, pills and cleanses...

Stress impacts the whole body.  When a stressful situation occurs, the nervous system responds and immediately increases cortisol and adrenaline to prepare the body for emergency action.  Your heart rate and blood pressure increase, muscles tighten, you may feel nauseous, and begin breathing harder.  Although this is a natural response to...

Before catching a flight back home the other day, I decided to connect with nature on an hour-long walk.  The air was crisp as ever, and the sunshine lit up the blue sky.  I’m always inspired by nature, but today everything seemed raw, and stripped...

Brassicas are one of my favorite groups of vegetables, and they’re perfect for a hearty comfort-food meal this Fall!  These brilliant foods rank as the healthiest vegetables around. Brassicas are also known as cruciferous vegetables and they belong to the Brassicaceae family, more commonly known...

  A lot of excitement had built up to the day I received the lab results from food allergy testing.  I was desperate to heal my sick body and I knew that if I honored my new dietary guidelines, I’d soon find myself feeling better.  The...