5 Life Hacks for Longevity

You’re probably aware of some of the habits linked to a long life. In this week’s post, I’ve pulled together 5 powerful ones that are easy to implement and will get you started. For example, did you know that eating more slowly and mindfully can promote longevity? Yes, and think living a long…. Read More

A Health-Boosting Diet and Lifestyle

Ditching highly-processed, extra-sweetened, overly-refined and hydrogenated foods is great for your health. And did you know that there is a way to eat long-term that is delicious and doesn’t feel restrictive? A diet (and lifestyle) that people can (and do) easily stick with? Find out how to eat (and live) for health in this latest post.... Read More

Your Skin Can Reflect Your Inner Health

Your skin is your largest organ. And while it’s tempting to try to remedy skin issues from the outside, focusing inward is often key. This is why it’s important to know that certain foods and lifestyle approaches can improve all aspects of your inner and outer health. Too much stress, for example, can affect our whole body, including our skin. There are so many things that can go wrong with the skin…. Read More

A Rundown on Intermittent Fasting

Nutrition trends are everywhere. Especially when it comes to weight loss. Some have merit, and some don’t. One of the hottest trends right now is intermittent fasting. While lots of people may claim that it helped them to lose weight, the research isn’t so clear. Let’s examine what it means to do intermittent fasting, what the research says on its effectiveness for weight loss and things to consider before attempting intermittent fasting.... Read More

Key Foods to Reduce Inflammation

Chronic psychological stress can produce levels of inflammation that promote disease. In fact, inflammation plays a role in many diseases such as cardiovascular, asthma and autoimmune disorders, and it appears stress impacts them as well. Today’s post is about how you can cut disease-promoting inflammation with foods. (And, yes, it CAN be done.)... Read More

Is It Wise to Avoid Food Thickeners?

Thickeners are food additives that have been "deemed to be safe." But, there are some people (maybe you?) who should just avoid them altogether. In today’s blog post I’m providing you with some useful information, if you're already a label reader. And if not, you'll find some good reasons to start reading those labels and making healthy meals from whole foods.... Read More

The Grapefruit-Medication Interaction

Grapefruit is a super-healthy fruit. It has vitamins, minerals, fiber and very little sugar. There are some people, however, who shouldn’t eat this health-promoting food! This is because it can interfere with the metabolism of medications. This interaction happens with dozens of medications and, unfortunately, can lead to unwanted side effects.... Read More

Create Your Healthy Mindset

How's your health mindset? Do you feel like you're healthy and fit? Do you treat foods like they're good or bad? Are you aiming for perfect, or is good enough or better working for you? Having a healthy mindset can help you live longer. Believing in your health and wellness can be a powerful tool for achieving health and wellness. Let's explore some interesting research regarding having a positive mindset for health. And I'll give you two key strategies to elevate yours.... Read More

Fats for Your Health

Ever heard conflicting information on the healthfulness of different fats such as olive oil, coconut oil, soybean oil and so on? You can find some clarifying information in today’s post as well as a list of my favorite cooking fats and a list of unhealthy fats that you’d be wise to ditch. And did you know that the most commonly consumed oil is a health-buster?... Read More

Helpful Blood-Pressure Lowering Foods

High blood pressure is a silent disease. Often, there are no symptoms, so that’s why it’s tested regularly by your healthcare professional. It’s better to catch it before it gets out of hand. Beyond the standard advice to reduce salt and caffeine, there are some foods and drinks that can help, too. I’ve rounded up a few for you. You may be surprised by them.... Read More