Bone Broth: Health Elixir or Not?

Are you wondering if this trendy drink, reported to be a “health elixir,” is really all it’s cracked up to be? What about claims of better sleep, enhanced immunity, improved gut health AND less wrinkles? Find out what other fabulous benefits are associated with this broth as well as some negatives you may want to consider before you taste a cup…. Read More

Coffee Health: Benefits, Risks, Reactions

Coffee is healthy. Coffee is not healthy. Drink it? Avoid it? Why all the confusion? Not all people are affected the same by coffee. It has some health benefits, but there are people who should avoid it. Are you one of the people who would do well to stay away from it? What should you consider before your next cup?... Read More

Do You Eat Foods With a Health Halo?

Think you’re not one who falls for all of the marketing schemes when it comes time to go grocery shopping? Consider how many times you’ve reached for a product because it was labeled low-fat, gluten-free, organic or natural. Yes – those nutrition and health claims found on food labels are a form of advertising.... Read More

Iron Pot Cooking for a Nontoxic Lifestyle

If you’re transitioning to a nontoxic lifestyle, you may already have made the switch to choosing whole and organic foods over processed foods to reduce the number of chemicals in your everyday environment. But have you considered the impact your cookware can have on your health and the food you prepare in it?... Read More

Short, Powerful and Portable

Have you heard of the benefits of HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training? These short, powerful and portable workouts are touted as the best way to improve your overall conditioning, burn fat and even balance hormones! You can discover all the benefits and find examples in this week’s blog post.... Read More

Feeling Stressed or Off Your Game?

Have you been feeling a little stressed and off your game lately? Maybe you’re having trouble sleeping? If so, it could be due to a magnesium deficiency. And if you suffer from a magnesium deficiency, it could leave you feeling stressed, anxious and even moody. So how much magnesium should you be consuming? Where do you find it? What are some natural food sources of magnesium?... Read More

Bone-tired? Do this:

What if you’re completely exhausted? The last thing you want to do is lace up your shoes for a workout, right? A physical activity as simple as walking, yoga or a leisurely bike ride for only 20 minutes can do so much more for your energy levels than a cup of coffee or an energy drink ever could!... Read More

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

You Can Handle It

If you want to maintain your muscle mass (why wouldn’t you?) then you need to develop a strength training routine to follow two to three times a week. Don’t worry. You can handle it. When you integrate strength training into your exercise program, you’ll discover the amazing benefits of creating resistance for your muscles to work against.... Read More

How Well Do You Tolerate Dairy?

Do you have a dairy intolerance? An allergy? What’s the difference? How can you even tell? And if you do, what should you do about it? Do you have to give up ice cream? There are few foods as controversial as dairy. And there are some people who say you need it. And others who say to avoid it. So what to do…. Read More