Road Map for a Healthy Holiday

The Holiday Season is upon us. For those who are interested in having a healthier holiday season here are some tips to follow: Plan ahead. When you are going to a family gathering or a holiday party and know that the food isn’t going to be healthy, be sure to have a snack or lite … Continued

Cell Phone Risks

The effect that cell phones have on health is a wild card for consumers right now. And because most people can’t live without their cell phone, it won’t change anytime soon. At this time, no one knows how much harm cell phone or EMF’s (electromagnetic frequencies) are doing to our health. Back in 1996, when … Continued

The Value of Vacation

The Value of Vacation A few weeks ago, a co-worker forwarded me an article by the Harvard Business Review entitled “Give Yourself Permission to Work Fewer Hours.” A week prior, I had just returned from taking a few days off for the fourth of July. Of the four days I was gone, it took me … Continued

Breast Health

Concerned about breast health? Be proactive! Follow these steps for healthier breast tissue. 1. Massage daily. Moving breast tissue daily is important for breast health. Not only does it move the tissue and break up fibroids, it allows women to know their breast and recognize any irregularities that may occur. Bras restrain breasts rendering this … Continued

Plastics: Are you being overexposed?

Today, plastics are everywhere. From the food we eat to the water we drink, it is hard to get away from the toxic substance. Plastics are in food and beverage containers, disposable plates and toiletry bottles. Plastics are everywhere. Research suggests that plastics may leach chemicals if they’re scratched or heated. Research also strongly suggests … Continued

Why Not Wheat?

Americans consume processed food products every day that are made from wheat. The most common wheat products include: bread, muffins, pasta, pretzels, pizza crusts, pie crusts, donuts, cakes, cookies, cereals and crackers. Wheat, whether it is white flour or whole grain, is recognized the same in the body and turns to sugar. Sugar ultimately weakens … Continued

Tired all the time? It could be your adrenals…

Tired all the time? It could be your adrenals… In March of 2014 the Miami Herald ran an article entitled “Chronic Stress is Linked to the Six Leading Causes of Death.” That isn’t surprising as stress has long been associated with health issues. Physiologically, the adrenal glands are designed to handle and react to stress … Continued

Let’s talk about Leaky Gut

So many people are dealing with food sensitivities and digestive issues these days, it seems that there has to be a reason why. Leaky gut is a common issue that natural health care practitioners are seeing more and more everyday. Here are some facts that will help you understand why so many people are struggling … Continued

The Conscious Consumer

For me, being interested in health and wellness doesn’t just stop at buying organic food. I am an advocate of supporting local businesses, American made products, fair trade items and companies who are environmentally responsible. As a conscious consumer, I believe that voting with your dollar is as important (if not more so) than voting at the polls. The reason … Continued