Learn factors that play a role in chronic inflammation, the silent condition that may contribute to impaired immune function, weight gain and even heart disease. 

Inflammation is a buzzword that's used by health experts, celebrity doctors and social media influencers, a...

Expressing gratitude in words and actions are powerful spiritual vitamins!

Research shows that the benefits of appreciation and thankfulness are many. Having an attitude of gratitude is good for your physical, mental and spiritual well-being. Being in a state of thankfu...

There are many people who feel self-care is a luxury and putting yourself first is selfish. Well, I guess that depends on what you believe self-care is.

"Self-care" is a lifelong habit and culture. It is the action individuals take for themselves and their families to s...

More than one third of U.S. adults sleep fewer than seven hours a day, according to the American Sleep Association. From infancy on, we all chase that wonderful elusive feeling we get from being well rested. But the obstacles to a good night's sleep pile higher as we g...

Diet and lifestyle changes can help prevent chronic inflammation.

You can't see it or feel it but inflammation may be the cause of certain health issues you are experiencing and could be slowly damaging your body. Inflammation (swelling) which is part of the body's natu...

ladies, this superfood is NO joke. And can be added to a variety of dishes. Check it out!

Even though cabbage is very low in calories, it has an impressive nutrient profile.

In fact, just 1 cup (89 grams) of raw green cabbage contains (2):

  • Calories: 22

  • Protein: 1...

ANATOMY OF A CALORIE 

The scientific definition: 1 calorie (the kind we measure in food, a.k.a. a large calorie) is the amount of energy it would take to raise the temperature of 1kg of water by 1degree Celsius.

Almost everything you consume has a calorie count, or the a...

 A guilt-free indulgence? Well, it depends

Since it is a month celebrating love I thought a chocolate blog would be appropriate. Did you know, chocolate indulgence can help lower blood pressure. The key to enjoying dark chocolate is to eat it in small amounts, accoridng...

September 3, 2019

Dry brushing has many health benefits from smoother skin to helping with lymphatic drainage. If you aren't familiar with the technique, it involves a body massage with a dry, stiff brush. I have started using it regularly and can notice a difference. 

Dry brushing is al...


Fall represents a time for transformations, both personal and environmental. With the change of seasons comes a renewed time to rethink and restart. Fall is the perfect time to embrace CHANGE! We leave summer heat behind and the blooming flowers are replaced by crisp...

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