August 2018

Awesome News About the Health Benefits of Iced Tea

By | 2018-08-18T21:03:41+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Healthy Living|

Every time you drink hot tea, you get an enormous infusion of potent compounds thought to combat heart disease and cancer. Incredibly, just one cup of hot tea contains a lot more of these compounds, known as antioxidants, than a single serving of any vegetable or fruit! But how about iced tea? We had to [...]

Finding Yourself in a Bit of a Slump in the “Life” Department?

By | 2018-08-19T10:22:58+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Healthy Living|

We've all been there. We’re going through life, happy go lucky then all of a sudden - BLAM!!! Something happens that causes us to derail and things just don't seem to click anymore. You lack motivation, feel depressed and begin feel your energy draining away. Even worse is the "I don’t give a flying leap!" [...]

Juicing Up a Raw Food Diet Plan

By | 2018-08-18T20:18:34+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Cooking Tips, Healthy Living|

There are a lot of diets today that are very appealing for a variety of different reasons, some promising the impossible, some providing a quick fix that typically doesn't last.  Losing weight can be accomplished with most of the diets out there, based on their varying criteria, but not all of them get you healthy [...]

March 2018

Spring Cleaning Your Refrigerator

By | 2018-08-18T20:09:21+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Healthy Living|

  Spring is here and it's time to cut back on the winter comfort foods, clean up the refrigerator and stock it with more nutritious options. Get off to a fresh start by tossing out any moldy fruits and vegetables, expired preserves, etc., that have surpassed their "fresh" state. Next, clean the shelves and crisper [...]

February 2018

Tighten Up Loose Skin After Weight Loss

By | 2018-08-19T10:29:46+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Healthy Living|

Darn it!  You loose all the weight and now you're left with loose skin!  No worries you can tighten it up again with commitment to exercise and lifestyle changes.  It's always best if you exercise along with your weight loss program because it firms you up while you loose weight.  Even so, you can still [...]

A Delicious Trick for Lowering Blood Pressure

By | 2018-08-19T10:28:30+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Healthy Living|

  Sprinkling just a half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon on your food every day can help reduce blood pressure by as much as 5 points. Try sprinkling cinnamon on yogurt or cereals, popcorn, on baked pears and sliced bananas; cinnamon adds a nice touch to a variety of foods.  

January 2018

Weight Loss Motivational Tip – Love Your Body

By | 2018-08-18T21:07:17+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Healthy Living|

Having confidence and a positive mental attitude about your body is a great way to stay motivated about exercising. So, silence your inner bully and don’t be shy about strutting your stuff at the gym. Just turn on your favorite tunes and get to it. When you feel yourself giving in to your inner critic, [...]

December 2017

Bye, Bye Holiday Weight Gain!

By | 2018-08-19T10:40:17+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Healthy Living|

  For the most part we all look forward to the holidays; all the parties, the presents, layers of comfy clothing, a little winter snow and last but not least; the huge amounts of holiday comfort foods that we shouldn't be eating.  You know what I'm talking about - Christmas cookies, snickerdoodles, hot cocoa by [...]

October 2017

All About Blueberries

By | 2018-08-19T10:47:01+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Healthy Living|

Some Blueberry History: Blueberries are an indigenous North American species that's reputation reaches way back in history.  When the Europeans arrived, Native American inhabitants were already were enjoying blueberries year round.  They were dried in the sun to preserve them.  The native inhabitants added whole blueberries to soups, stews and meat.  They were also crushed [...]

September 2017

Rheumatoid Arthritis and a Healthy Diet

By | 2018-08-19T10:42:50+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Healthy Living|

There is a increasing number of clinical studies being carried out that are attempting to find a firm connection between Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), nutrition and diet. To date, researchers haven't been able to pinpoint any "miracle" foods that can be said to, without a doubt, relieve the symptoms of RA. They have, however, found proof [...]