Natural Tips to Fight a Cold

Oh, the dreaded common cold. There are lots of natural ways to keep your body and immune system strong throughout the year -- things like healthy foods, lifestyle and habits. But, getting sick is still a possibility. In today’s post, I share with you my best tips to help you prevent getting sick and how to recover quickly… naturally.... Read More

Do You Have a Leaky Gut?

You may have heard a lot about “leaky gut” these days. Today I want to share with you some of the latest information about it. Leaky gut can be linked to so many conditions, especially ones related to the gut and chronic inflammation. Stress can be one of a number of contributing factors. So I’m diving into those factors right after telling you a bit about what it is, how it occurs and what some of the common symptoms are.... Read More

Going Overboard With Salt?

If you (or someone you know) has ever been told to “eat less salt,” or go on a “low sodium” diet, what does that mean? And how much sodium is actually in salt. I can tell you right now that cutting down on the salt you sprinkle from your salt shaker probably isn't going to have the effect you think. The problem is rarely the salt on your table. I was surprised to read the statistics about where people's salt intake was coming from. You may be surprised, too.... Read More

A Miracle Spice for Any Season

Turmeric is touted as a superfood and miracle spice. It's delicious, and one of its "active ingredients," curcumin, has been studied like crazy. It has antioxidant properties, anti-inflammatory properties and many other great health benefits. Curcumin is a popular supplement and for a good reason! Let’s consider its health benefits, how to get the most out of it and what to consider before jumping on the curcumin supplement bandwagon.... Read More

Be Grateful Everywhere You Are

It never ceases to amaze me how the holiday spirit moves us. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, there’s a greater expression of gratitude, consideration, kindness, caring, love, generosity and forgiveness. Wouldn’t it be lovely if we focused more on these attributes and feelings throughout the year?... Read More

Are Your Hunger Pangs for Real?

If you always feel hungry, did you know that it’s not always a physical need for nutrition? It can be a psychological need or an emotional need as well. Sometimes we feel hungry because we’re bored, sad or stressed. So how do you know that your body actually needs food? Let's delve into my eight steps for figuring out if those hunger pangs are for real.... Read More

Beach Nourishment

Today I’m going to share some wonderful ways your senses go to work for you while you’re at the beach.  I know the countdown to the end of summer has begun.  But I don’t want that to stop you from heading to the water.  Plenty of warm days are left. The beach has special things going for it, and hopefully, you may find... Read More

True Flavor

Let me ask you this:  have you looked at the ingredients on a food label lately?  How about a “processed” food label like famous brands of cookies, cereals or junky snack foods? Do you have those ingredients in your house?  Do you even know what all of those ingredients are?... Read More