We hear much to do about antioxidants, eat your colorful fruits and vegetables, six servings per day! But what exactly are antioxidants, why should we eat them, and are there some that are super antioxidants? … [Read more...] about Are You Making This Powerful Antioxidant?
You are made of minerals. Your body is 80% water. If you weighed 175 pounds and removed all the water, what would be left is 35 pounds of powder. What would that powder consist of? Minerals! I think we all realize the vegetables and fruits we buy in the grocery store are not the same nutrient-dense foods we had even fifty years ago. U.S. Senate Report #264 declares the mineral-poor soil … [Read more...] about These Are Essential for Life
You're probably thinking I'm going to talk about Insulin. While Insulin plays a significant role in weight gain, I often call it Miracle Grow for fat cells, that's not the hormone I'm going to be talking about today. Our health and life depend on how accurately instructions are conveyed to our cells so that they can act in harmony. It is this communication between our cells that will determine … [Read more...] about This Hormone Makes Counting Calories Irrelevant
No doubt by now you have read or heard about the new COVID variant called "Delta." According to the regional director of the European office of the World Health Organization, Hans Henri Kluge, a new coronavirus variant called “Delta” is “poised to take hold” in Europe, which may necessitate renewed lockdowns. Should You Be Concerned? In the U.S., currently, 10% of all COVID cases is the … [Read more...] about Should You Be Concerned About the New Variant?
I think we all want to live a long time, but we want our brains to keep functioning at a high level, right? The old saying “you want to be all there when you get there” couldn’t be closer to the truth for all of us. Moderate cognitive decline is common as we age, forgetting some people's names, a name of a movie, or the name of an old boyfriend, but what you start to see with dementia is … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Brain Healthy as You Age
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 Kitchen I'm going to … [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 an allergy to … [Read more...] about How to Survive Allergy Season