A popular ingredient for giving a kick to salsa and other dishes, Cayenne has numerous health benefits including reducing blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels, reducing pain and inflammation, providing relief for heartburn, moderating blood sugar level, and helping to break down carbohydrates Read More | Share it now!
It’s easy to blame your shrink-resistant waistline on a slow metabolism. But the reality is, that’s not usually the culprit keeping you from reaching your ideal weight. What is Metabolism? Metabolism is your body’s method of converting calories, from the food you eat, into energy Read More | Share it now!
Endometriosis is a painful disease that affects 176 million women worldwide… that’s 1 in 10 women! Most of these women don’t even know they have it. Many women suffer from the symptoms of Endo, unaware of its cause. On average a woman will see 6-8 doctors in a period of 8-10 years Read More | Share it now!
If you’ve paid even a little attention to food industry news, you know there’s huge concern over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in our food supply. It’s estimated that more than half of America’s processed foods contain gene-altered ingredients. Since at least the 19 Read More | Share it now!
When you don’t manage stress effectively you place an unnecessary burden on the one muscle that keeps you alive: the heart. When you’re stressed, your body goes into “fight or flight” response. The brain releases hormones that cause your heart to pump faster, thicken your bl Read More | Share it now!
Detoxification is a natural healing process that incorporates resting, cleansing, and nourishing the body from the inside out. By eliminating toxins, then fueling your body with healthy nutrients, a planned period of detox can strengthen your body’s natural “Detox Team” and help m Read More | Share it now!
You might not want dandelions dappled across your lawn, but you definitely want to make them a part your healthy diet. For centuries, the sunny yellow dandelion, its greens and roots, has been embraced across cultures for its culinary and medicinal uses. Dandelion roots contain several compounds be Read More | Share it now!
Endocrine disruptors are all around us and IN us. Understanding what they are, where they are and how to reduce your exposure is your first step in avoiding these toxins. Anyone whose been reading my blog long enough has heard me talk about the dangers of plastic. BPA is found in products we use ev Read More | Share it now!
Sage, with its woody stems, grayish leaves, and lovely purplish-blue flowers, is a native perennial of the Northern Mediterranean coast and an herbal member of the mint family. If you’re only familiar with Sage for seasoning savory dishes, you’re missing out on a fascinating botanical r Read More | Share it now!
Each day, Americans toss out enough food to fill the Rose Bowl stadium! As much as 40% of edible food in the United States goes uneaten. That’s a drain on your wallet of between $28-$43 a month. All that uneaten, but perfectly good food doesn’t just lay waste to your budget, it rots in Read More | Share it now!
I continue this week with more tips on how to get a good nights rest. I would guess that 75% of my clients complain of not feeling rested upon waking, have trouble falling or staying asleep and many complain of waking multiple times during the night. I hope my suggestions here will help you take ba Read More | Share it now!
The average human, and that includes you, needs between 7 and 8 hours of sleep each night. But are we doing that? Most are not. Many adults and children are spending more time awake late at night studying, working or just having too much fun. Fun is good, but if you’re pulling a late nighter Read More | Share it now!