It’s not just about food…check your cleaning products too!

It’s not just about food… It’s not just about food…It’s about what you put on your skin, what you wash your clothes with and what you use to clean. This became no more certainly apparent than this past weekend when the manager of a pub in the neighboring town of Burlington, Massachusetts was overcome with toxic fumes and died as a result. He was a thirty-two year old man, a new father and his life was snuffed out by toxic … Continue reading

How to Be Detailed in Your Meal Plans

How to Be Detailed in Your Meal Plans Once you’ve started noting down some meals you would like to make during the week, try to be as detailed as possible. If you think you will have leftovers from a chicken dinner in order to have lunch for 2-3 days, note that in the plan! Let’s talk about how to be detailed in your meal plans. This will help you reduce how many lunches you need to create from scratch, which … Continue reading

Meal Plan and Prep For Busy People

Meal Plan and Prep For Busy People If you’re like most of us, you have such a busy life, that making homemade, healthy meals each day is a constant struggle. Instead of just giving in and going through the local drive-thru or ordering pizza three nights a week, why not give meal plan and prep for busy people a try? Here are some things to know about each of these options to help you save time, money, and still prepare … Continue reading

The Best Sweetener To Use

What is the best sweetener to use? People ask me all the time what is the best sweetener to use, and it is one of the most important health questions you can ask. The sugar we are eating in this country and now in the world is destroying our health, making us sick, fat and old before our time when we don’t need to suffer like this. I have a few suggestions for you today if you’re interested in this … Continue reading

Lifelong Journey to Health and Wellness

Lifelong Journey to Health and Wellness This is a guest post from Connie Ragen Green on the topic of her journey of learning to eat to be well. Be sure to check out all she has to offer…books, training and so much more at https://ConnieRagenGreen.com Life is a journey that takes many twists and turns along the way. What may start as a single step can take you in a direction that makes all the difference in the world. My … Continue reading

Do You Read? A Whole World is Waiting for You!

Do you read? Do you read may sound like a strange topic for a column on health, but hear me out. There’s a world of information out there just waiting for you to take hold, explore and learn. Even if you don’t like to read or believe you don’t read well, there are audible books you can enjoy anytime…even while you’re folding clothes or commuting to and from work. Here’s the connection to the health part. The way I got … Continue reading

Becoming a Better Listener

Negative-Thinking and Becoming a Better Listener Negative thoughts bombard your life. They are all over the television. The news or your favorite television shows expose you constantly to negativity. You face it at work and even at home. You see enough of it online as well. They invade your life! You can find ways to combat negative thoughts, and along the way, you can practice becoming a better listener. What if you could picture your brain as a factory that … Continue reading

Words to Eat by…Enjoy Every Bite

Words to Eat by…Enjoy Every Bite! Every Tuesday I email the people on my list who want to learn from me, and I send them “Two Tip Tuesday”!  This is a short email with two important tips for them to add to their healthy eating/healthy living arsenal.  This week, I sent them this advice…Words to Eat by…Enjoy Every Bite! Your first tip today is to eat healthfully most of the time. Avoid sugary processed food and go for healthy salads … Continue reading

Five Tips to Help Reduce Blood Pressure

Five Tips to Help Reduce Blood Pressure I love to hear from people who read this column!  My goal with this writing and sharing is to make a difference in your lives and in your health. So, when I received an email from Joe this week, I wanted to thank him and address one of the things he and his wife are working on: managing blood pressure.  Here are five tips to help reduce blood pressure. Because a significant risk … Continue reading

Sugar Blues

You Probably Have Sugar Blues I’ve been re-reading the classic book, “Sugar Blues” by William Dufty.  This book, written in 1975, remains the definitive crushing indictment of sugar every one of us should read and read again. We should read it to save ourselves and our families, to help solve the challenges of weight gain, cancer, depression, other mental diseases, diabetes and so on. Last night I was reading in the book about Dr. John Tintera who, in the 1940s, … Continue reading