We learned very quickly that a key element of really being able to love life and live it, is to pursue a strategy of great health; that is to say, pursue a strategy that supports complete health in mind and body.
So, what does that really mean?
Mention bone broth to most people and they get that kind of “far away, eyes rolled back into their head” kind of gaze that means they think you have totally lost your mind.
But, here is the deal. You no doubt recall your mother or grandmother making up a batch… Continue reading →
You won’t be surprised to learn that the average American home is filled with thousands of artificial chemicals. In fact, only a small percentage of these chemicals have been thoroughly tested for safety!
This is alarming considering how often we’re exposed to these chemicals, and how little we know about… Continue reading →
Considered one of Mother Nature’s wonder drugs, coconut oil is full of nutrients, healthy fat and even has antimicrobial & antibacterial properties.
Coconut oil is a source of lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid (those are the good fats) found in human breast milk. Coconut oil is amazing at boosting… Continue reading →
Coconut oil might just be the most versatile health food on the planet. Not only is it one or our favorite cooking oils, but coconut oil uses are numerous and can extend to being a form of natural medicine, be used for natural beauty treatments and so much more.
The… Continue reading →
The famous words from the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, often called the father of Western medicine have never rung more true than today.
In fact, Hippcrates , actually used to prescribe garlic to treat a variety of medical conditions.… Continue reading →
Everyday, our bodies are under attack from pollutants, industrial toxins, pesticides, fluorides and chlorine in our water and radiation from all our gadgets and other sources… (think Fukushima) All of these together serve up a huge dose of toxins that we need to eliminate so that our bodies can go… Continue reading →
But what if you could do it for free?!
One of the primary keys to this transformation… Continue reading →
Three nutrients — protein, carbs and fat — contain calories that your body uses for energy. In general terms we call these macro-nutrients. The question is; how much of each do we need? The answer to a large degree depends on your overall wellness goals but as a practical matter,… Continue reading →
Earlier this year every major news media was running a report claiming that a recent study proved that high intakes of fish oil supplements caused a 71% increase in prostate cancer. Each media outlet brought on their resident MD who confirmed that yes, this appeared to be true and… Continue reading →
When a person makes the decision to follow a gluten free lifestyle, it’s natural to focus on food choices. What many don’t realize, however, is they also need to pay attention to the types of calories they’re consuming.
What’s Behind Weight Fluctuation
Prior to a diagnosis of gluten intolerance or… Continue reading →
We all know that eating 5 -6 small meals per day is the key to lower blood sugar levels. We thought we might share a few ideas on some health savvy low-glycemic snacks that can fill in the spaces between the “big 3”, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Yogurt: Buy … Continue reading →
As health and nutrition consultants, two big questions We’re always asked are: “When should I snack?” and “What should I snack on?” Because snacking often ends up being more like erratic eating so here are some tips to help you snack smartly:
1. Snack when your hunger is real.
On the pH scale, a score of 7 is considered neutral. Anything measuring 6.9 or below is considered an acid,… Continue reading →
For me; warm lemon water has become the new coffee. I discovered that my coffee habit was as much an attachment to a warm beverage and the activities associated with that morning cup of coffee as it was to the actual caffeine. When considering if coffee was moving me closer… Continue reading →
Have you ever heard this one before? “Your body doesn’t absorb extra vitamins. All you get from taking vitamin supplements is expensive urine.” Sure you have. Some people will tell you that any vitamin consumption higher than the lowly RDA is simply a “waste of… Continue reading →