It’s can be somewhat easy to let your diet go off track during the spring season. If you have children, they are on spring break. Or maybe you’re just ready for a week off or work to celebrate the warmer weather. Whatever the case may be, you’re likely heading to a warm locale to enjoy […]
Childhood obesity is a real problem – one that’s only getting worse. During the past 30 years, the incidence of childhood obesity more than doubled, and obesity in adolescents quadrupled. One of the reasons for the increase is that portions have gotten bigger and bigger over the years. Another is that in our world of […]
Take this quiz to determine if you are too! There is a single mineral that most American’s are very deficient in, causing a long list of health issues. Mildred Seelig, an expert researcher, called this mineral, “the silent guardian of our hearts and arteries…necessary for life.” Being deficient can wreak havoc in your body, opening […]
The lies that we tell ourselves in the dieting game and why they’re not true! We tell ourselves lots of lies during the course of our healthy eating plans. While there is some logic behind these little white lies, there is also a lot of falsehood. What follows are some of the most common lies […]
It is well-known that many foods have components which can prevent and battle cancer cells. But there are two superfoods that are readily available, delicious to munch on, and absolutely loaded with extracts that have been proven to aggressively fight cancer.
We know what you are probably thinking: beef is not a new food. While it is true that beef is not a new food, paying attention to the importance of what the cattle we get our beef from eats is a newer phenomenon. Studies are showing that it is not only important to make healthy […]
Today’s tool for healthier eating couldn’t be any more simple, but don’t let that deceive you. Using this simple tool on a regular basis can make it much easier to live a healthier life in your kitchen-and beyond. What is this miracle tool, you may be wondering. The answer is humble label. Yes, a well […]
Understanding the reasons why you overeat – and how to change them! There are a lot of reasons why people overeat. Understanding why you overeat is the first step in understanding how to make positive changes. We’ll discuss some of the most common causes of chronic overeating and give you some skills and tactics to […]
With so many wonderful fruits currently in season during these warm summer months, it’s easy to get your fill. Many, specifically berries, have been shown in many studies to reduce inflammation. Great news if you suffer from arthritis and love fruit!
If an African Grey parrot eats avocado and is not treated immediately, it will die. The bird’s system was not made for it. So too, if you put something in your mouth that’s poisonous, will you die. Take Atropa Belladonna. It’s a lovely looking black cherry-resembling plant, but eating the berry is like playing Russian […]