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
Do you love walking on the beach barefoot? Can you remember as a kid running around all summer barefoot? Do you still love to go barefoot during the summer months in your home or back porch? Why do kids always want to take their shoes off?? You intuitively are healing your body! I’ve been reading and listening to podcasts about “earthing” or “grounding” over the last … [Read more...] about You Need to Know About This
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?
When my husband was diagnosed with third-stage Hodgkin's Disease in 1982 we were doing “everything right.” We both had exercise as a high priority, he was training for a marathon at the time and I was a fitness instructor. We had an organic garden in our backyard, our kids only got soda on Friday nights, I made my own bread, cooked everything from scratch, and was totally on … [Read more...] about Cancer is Not a Death Sentence
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