Beautiful Body Types

Beautiful Body Types

Almost all of us have a distorted image of our body, often due to the importance our culture places on outward appearance and the onslaught of media images of airbrushed models and celebrities. On a daily basis, we talk to ourselves in ways we would never speak to another. Imagine speaking to a child the …read more

Solve Your Energy Crisis

Solve Your Energy Crisis

Do you start your day wondering what happened to your ‘get up and go’? Are you feeling an energy crisis in your body that leaves you draggy all day long? Do you feel sleepy or exhausted in the middle of the afternoon? If so, you are not alone! So many of people feel a daily energy crunch …read more

Exercise for Bone Health

Exercise for Bone Health

Exercise benefits your health in many ways—from cardiovascular conditioning and  weight-loss to toning muscles and improving mood. But did you know it also plays a crucial role in keeping your bones healthy? Like muscle, bone is living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. Those who exercise generally achieve greater bone mass than those who …read more

Digestion & Blood Type

Digestion & Blood Type

Within the field of health care and wellness there are many theories about digestion. One theory put forth by Peter D’Adamo is that blood types affect the digestive system and other aspects of our health such as exercise, and how susceptible we are to various diseases. Each blood type has its own traits, and the genetic qualities …read more

Get Slow

Get Slow

Who doesn’t feel as if there aren’t enough hours in the day? We rush through the day, running here and there, and end up exhausted. Somehow these days full of duties, obligations and busyness have begun to build up and become our lives. We spend our time doing things we don’t really want to do, …read more

The Benefits of Low Glycemic Eating

The Benefits of Low Glycemic Eating

  There are a huge number of health benefits to having a dietary lifestyle consisting of foods with a low glycemic load, generally termed ‘low glycemic eating’.  How do I know what the benefits are?  Personal and powerfully life-changing experience!  Both my husband David and I were able to completely turn our health around by changing to …read more

Digestion: Chewing Your Food

Digestion: Chewing Your Food

When it comes to increased health, it’s not just what we eat but how we eat. Digestion actually begins in the mouth, where contact with our teeth and digestive enzymes in our saliva break down food. But these days most of us rush through the whole eating experience, barely acknowledging what we’re putting in our …read more

Easy Health Tips

Easy Health Tips

  Small, gradual changes win!   Try to add just one healthy change to your diet or lifestyle each week.  Small, well planned, easily integrated changes will quickly add up and become permanent, and you will be amazed the great health benefits you’ll be experiencing!  One change per week = 52 changes per year!  Now that’s …read more

Black Beans & Other Legumes

Black Beans & Other Legumes

  Legumes are a group of vegetables that encompasses peas, lentils and beans.  There are many different types and sizes of legumes such as: black beans, kidney beans, fava beans, garbanzo beans (chick peas), adzuki beans, black eyed beans, pinto beans, lentils, split peas, lima beans – to name a few.  They are a healthy and versatile choice …read more

Chocolate is a Health Food?!

Chocolate is a Health Food?!

Is it true? Is chocolate really a health food?  Yes! Chocolate really IS a health food!  It can be a breakfast food, and it can be helpful in reducing weight! But before I explain why it is so healthy and all the wonderful health benefits of eating chocolate – I have to clarify one, itty bitty …read more