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 … [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 … [Read more...] about Has the Quarantine Kitchen Worn Off?
It gives you the creeps when you think about having worms in you. The reality is, we all have them, it’s whether they are out of control or not. About 50% of the population has an over-population of parasites in their bodies and they don’t realize it. These guys can put a big burden on the immune system and show up as some interesting symptoms. When we think of “worms” or … [Read more...] about Do You Have Worms In Your Body?
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
We all get them from time to time, cravings for carbs and sugar. This is normal to occasionally have these cravings, but what if you have them all the time? What can be causing them and what can you do about it? The list could get really long here, so I'm going to focus on the top five reasons I believe we get consistent carb cravings. Insulin Resistance Insulin is the … [Read more...] about Carb Cravings: Causes and Strategies to Help
Extensive studies on this seed have been carried out by various researchers and a wide spectrum of its pharmacological actions have been explored which may include antidiabetic, anticancer, immunomodulator, analgesic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, bronchodilator, hepatoprotective, renal protective, gastro-protective, and antioxidant properties. How could one … [Read more...] about A Remedy for Just About Everything