Top 5 Healthiest Dark Green Vegetables

Top 5 Healthiest Dark Green Vegetables Remember when your parents used to load your plate up with veggies and not let you have any dessert until you finished every last bit? They just might have been onto something with all those dark green vegetables. Take a look at Popeye and his spinach. He would down a can and practically lift a car. Impressive wasn’t it? Maybe the general idea isn’t so far fetched. Five of the healthiest dark green vegetables … Continue reading

Teach Your Children About Food as the Japanese Do

Japanese Children and Weight Management – Teach Your Children About Food Did you know Japanese children are projected to live the longest, healthiest, leanest lives of all children in the world? Japanese parents know you must teach your children about food. When we live in a country with abundant food, why are we struggling with ever increasing childhood obesity and childhood diabetes?  Could it be the food we’re eating?  It is! But if it were easy to change and just … Continue reading

Simple Tips for Time Management

Simple Tips for Time Management You may be wondering what time management has to do with health, so bear with me and read on.  The interactive world we live in allows for plenty of distractions. There are distractions by our coworkers or our spouses as well as family and friends. Then there are our own vices browsing through the latest sports scores or seeing which band is going to be playing at our favorite music venue.  Some of these distractions … Continue reading

Daylight and Depression…are you affected by the days getting shorter?

What about Daylight and Depression…The Days are Getting Shorter… Is there a link between daylight and depression? The days are getting shorter; are you finding yourself less energetic?  More apt to go home and get in your jammies, plop on the sofa and turn on the TV? If you are, you’re not the only one.  Many of us struggle with feeling less energetic, a bit blue and some of us get downright depressed when the seasons change, and we don’t … Continue reading

Depression and the placebo effect

Depression and the placebo effect If you’ve never heard of Kelly Brogan, MD, I have a great introduction for you!  Kelly Brogan is a holistic women’s health psychiatrist. She recently wrote a great post on depression and the placebo effect which I want to share with you. As someone who lived with depression for decades, in fact, for most of my adult life, I can tell you her work and her writing are though provoking and cutting edge.  She is … Continue reading

What is Stress Eating?

What is Stress Eating? Do you wonder what is “stress eating”?  It’s a bad habit many of us have become accustomed to, where we eat bad foods and overeat when we feel stressed. It might make us feel more comfortable temporarily and more in control of our life, but we are only hurting ourselves. Here are some things to know about stress eating. How Stress Eating Can Develop First of all, it helps to know exactly how stress eating develops. … Continue reading

Eating and Self Sabotage…is it a problem for you?

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”  – Marianne Williamson I love this quote.  In fact, I have it on my wall in my office to remind me not to sabotage myself by unconsciously undermining my progress and my performance by, while desiring success…fearing it at the same time. This relates in a massive way to your diet, your weight and to your health. Let’s think about a … Continue reading

Sugar Addiction, and who in the world is Roger Mason?

Sugar Addiction, and who in the world is Roger Mason? I don’t always agree with everything Roger Mason writes. But…I do think he has some valid points, and I do take some of his vitamins and his mineral products.  They are affordable and well done! Today I want to share with you his latest article which is spot on about sugar addiction and sugar substitutes.  My favorite part is when he writes: “We have no need at all for sugar in … Continue reading

Eating and Exercising Challenges – I have them too!

Eating and Exercising Challenges I’m no stranger to eating and exercising challenges, but as frequently happens, I was in a group recently talking about diet and healthy eating; someone said to me, “Oh you’ve never had a weight problem.  This is easy for you…” I thought I would address this today.  It’s not always been easy for me, and I remember quite a few years ago, I was very unhappy with my job.  My solution was to go home and … Continue reading

Exfoliate and Nourish Your Skin with Food from Your Kitchen!

Ten Foods You Can Use to Exfoliate and Nourish Your Skin       This week’s article is for all you ladies out there… Do you ever wonder why a man’s face doesn’t seem to age as quickly as a woman’s?  Why do we fight the fine lines, and men just don’t?  It’s because they shave every day (well, most of them do), and they exfoliate their skin by shaving! Today I want to share with you ten foods you can use to … Continue reading