Body Tension Activities that Soothe Stress at Any Age

Body Tension Activities that Soothe Stress at Any Age When you’re under stress, you experience tension in your body, especially in your muscles. This muscle tension keeps them from relaxing in the manner they are designed to function. That why it’s important to find body tension activities that soothe stress. This is not a physical condition, but is a physical reaction to the emotional fallout that’s caused by stress. This is why you can have backaches when you’re stressed – … Continue reading

Canned Fish – Should You Include It In Your Diet?

Canned Fish I love including canned fish in my health eating world. It’s easy, affordable and always “at the ready” for a quick, healthy and delicious meal. Recently, a friend posted a link on Twitter to a Medium article I felt I should share, so here goes. Written by David Neimanis, this article gives a short chronicle of the author’s real introduction and embracing of canned fish as an integral part of his diet. Almost eight years go, I went … Continue reading

Your weight is not the real problem

Your weight is not the real problem With this article, I’m sending up a warning flare that some will call “a rant”. Your weight is not even really the problem with your weight. I know that sounds cryptic. Your weight is not the real problem with your health, your memory, your energy, stamina, chronic illness; it’s not about your weight. Your weight is the byproduct of your food choices. Learn to make better food choices, and your body will find … Continue reading

What Does Food Taste Like

What Does Food Taste Like The biggest challenge we face today in reclaiming our health (mental and physical), losing weight, gaining brain clarity, increasing productivity and practically anything else you can desire is the challenge of learning: What does food taste like? We no longer expect food to taste like real food.  The processed food companies have schooled us to expect our food to taste like sugar, highly processed flour, salt and bad fat.  They have taught us “food” should … Continue reading

Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for You?

Is a Gluten Free Diet Right for You? Gluten free diets are all the rage, and health and fitness experts commonly recommend a gluten free lifestyle. More and more manufacturers are creating “gluten free” foods. With all of this attention, you may be wondering if a gluten free diet is right for you. Let’s talk about a few signs that it may be a good idea and answer a few questions for you about the diet. Frequent Digestive Problems If … Continue reading

No Carb No Sugar Diet – Look and Feel Younger in Seven Days!

No Carb No Sugar Diet While I’m not a fan of the concept of a diet (I prefer a more permanent lifestyle eating change), some diets are so good for you, it’s as though they turn back the clock. The No Carb No Sugar diet is one of those diets! People who follow this diet look younger than they actually are, and that’s because certain diets can help your body heal inflammation and protect your telomeres. By the way, telomeres … Continue reading

Stress and How it Affects Your Gut

Stress and How it Affects Your Gut Stress and your gut…you know excessive amounts of stress are bad for you in general. They can also cause serious gut health issues you may not be aware of. Here are some things to know about how stress can be related to your gut health. How Stress is Linked to Gut Health When you experience a lot of stress, the brain enters what’s known as “survival mode” which affects how much blood goes … Continue reading

Roasted Garlic

Print Roasted Garlic Category: Recipes Ingredients Whole bulbs of garlic Olive oil Sea salt Instructions Cut the tops off the garlic cloves (about ¼ inch) Place in a covered baking dish Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt Roast in a 140 degree oven until soft and fragrant Use in dishes, on bread and in dipping oil Powered by Zip Recipes 6.1.6 https://thinstronghealthy.com/roasted-garlic/ Share this:

Make Healthy Eating Easier

Make Healthy Eating Easier Make healthy eating easier. How?  I love this idea. Have a “use me” section in your fridge and your freezer! Let’s back up a bit though.  One of the things I teach my community is to make healthy eating faster and easier by cooking large quantities of food and using it multiple times.  Some people hate the idea of “leftovers”, but that’s not what I’m talking about. Forget the overcooked vegetables reheated in the microwave for … Continue reading

Wild Rice

Print Wild Rice with Lentils, Quinoa and Beans Category: Recipes Ingredients 1 tsp minced garlic or 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp dried onion flakes ¼ tsp white or black pepper 1 tsp anchovy paste 1 cup wild rice ¼ cup sprouted lentils ½ cup quinoa 1 can black, pinto or kidney beans 1 tbsp capers (optional) 3 cups vegetable broth Instructions In a covered pot, add 1 cup wild rice and 2 cups broth Add anchovy paste & capers … Continue reading