Who doesn’t want to live a longer, healthier life? There is a difference between “lifespan” and “health span” though, and you want both. No one wants to live a long time without the ability to take care of themselves and enjoy the things that they love. What We Know We know aging is inevitable, but some things can slow down the common signs of aging that begin to show … [Read more...] about How to Switch on Longevity
Last year was one for the record books. With so many people working from home, kids out of school, and limited access to getting healthy "fast" food, more people started cooking. I was actually excited to see that happen! However, the quarantine kitchen excitement is wearing off. As restaurants open up again, they are slammed with people sick of cooking! Keeping You in the … [Read more...] about Has the Quarantine Kitchen Worn Off?
When seasonal allergies flare, do you reach for antihistamines that leave you feeling groggy and edgy? If so, you are among the 26 million people who suffer from airborne allergies caused by grasses, trees, and molds. When we first moved to Texas, it seemed like everyone was suffering from “cedar fever.” We were told, “just wait, you live here long enough and you’ll develop … [Read more...] about How to Survive Allergy Season
Each year, about a million Americans have their gallbladders surgically removed because the organ has become inflamed (cholecystitis) or contains gallstones. The Western Medicine philosophy is “we don’t really need it.” But is that true? What Does Your Gallbladder Do? Until you are in pain, you probably never thought much about your gallbladder and what it does in the … [Read more...] about No Gallbladder But Still Suffering?
I’m going to be turning 70 this summer, yikes! I’m now considered “old” by my kids and grandkids, but I don’t feel old. I’m very fortunate to have taken care of myself since I was in my thirties with good food, exercise, and paying attention to stress levels and sleep (though I’m far from perfect.) One of the signs of old age is arthritis. We are seeing younger and younger … [Read more...] about Is This Inevitable as We Age?
This Popular Mineral May Be Causing Breast Cancer If you are a woman, you are told that you need to be taking this mineral, especially as you enter menopause. It’s been widely recommended, taken by millions of women to prevent disease, but is it really what it’s cracked up to be? I was recently diagnosed with osteopenia in my hips and osteoporosis in my spine. The first … [Read more...] about This Popular Mineral May Be Causing Breast Cancer
When this antioxidant is low, it has been shown to put you at a higher risk for SARS-CoV-2-induced oxidative damage of the lung and, as a result, leads to serious manifestations, such as acute respiratory distress syndrome, multi-organ failure, and death in COVID-19 patients. It also has been shown to prevent age-related diseases such as Alzheimers, cardiovascular disease, … [Read more...] about The Mother of All Antioxidants