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

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

Red Wine: A Health-Optimizing Drink?

When you're stressed, overwhelmed or feeling anxious, it’s tempting to plunk yourself down on the sofa and have a glass of wine to relax. Or perhaps you’re inclined to have a glass of wine with dinner to unwind. Well, it just so happens that red wine has a boatload of antioxidants, but can it really be a healthful part of your diet, or is it more health hype?... 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

How to Silence Your Inner Critic

Long-standing negative beliefs are not only stress-inducing and relationship-damaging, but they can greatly limit your potential for health and happiness. I'm talking about the negatives voices in your mind that tell you you're a bad apple or unlovable or you're lacking in some way. You can discover some ideas in this week’s blog post on how you can shift away from this damaging mindset and release yourself from self-limiting beliefs.... 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