10 Ways to Survive the Holidays

10 Ways to Survive the Holidays

I always feel like Thanksgiving marks the day the insanity and chaos starts. Why is that? In my opinion we bring it on ourselves. Here are 10 Ways to Help You Survive the Holidays -- 1. Do not lose track of the true meanings of the holidays. To me it's about being with family and love ones and … [Read more...]

The Unresolved Issue of Heart Disease…Part II


  In Part I, I stated that cholesterol was not the cause of heart disease. In this blog I will address some facts you may not know about cholesterol and its importance to the human body. 1. The body makes 80% of the cholesterol circulating in the blood. It is made in the liver. Only 20% … [Read more...]

The Unresolved Issue of Heart Disease


"Many participants in the cholesterol-lowering cult believe that they have succeeded in hijacking our  science culture, but when the patients on another generation of their drugs have expired the cult could begin to fade away."  ~ Ray Peat, PhD     Americans have been told by … [Read more...]

It Is Never Too Late to Start an Exercise Program


It is never too late to start an exercise program. In fact physical inactivity could be more of a major risk to your health. Consider the Statistics: Here are a few interesting statistics: In the year 2000, roughly 35 million people (13 percent of the population) were age 65 or older. By 2030, the … [Read more...]

High Carb and Low Carb Diet


  Unfortunately, the conventional high-carb diets are not the only dieting demons that the weight-loss industry has thrown at us. The low-carbohydrate diet has been popular over the years for the quick fix and the rapid initial weight loss that occurs. Most people do lose weight quickly at … [Read more...]

More About Rehabilitative Exercise


The greatest evil is physical pain.  ~ Saint Augustine Rehabilitative exercise is the next step after physical therapy. It is a very critical step, and is necessary for a full recovery. Physical therapy is an isolated, rehabilitative exercise is integrated. An example would be: after a knee … [Read more...]

About Endotoxins


What Are Endotoxins and What Does It Do to Your Body?     Endotoxins are a unique combination of sugars and fat that cause inflammation to both your good bacteria in your intestines and cells. When endotoxins come in contact with your digestive track lining, they irritate … [Read more...]

Ingredients You Don’t Want in You!


There are number of additives that are widely used in the food industry. It is important to read food labels for these ingredients, beyond reading them for  fat, protein, carbohydrate grams and calories. It is also important to realize the word"natural" and "organic" means less and less, because … [Read more...]

Traditional Bone Broth – Why is It Important Today


Broth, made from the bones of animals, has been consumed as a source of nourishment for humankind throughout the ages. Because of our fast paced lives and the decrease in home cooking broth is not made. Broth is a valuable food and a valuable medicine, much too valuable to be forgotten or discounted … [Read more...]

My Morning Ritual – MY Perfect Cup of Coffee!


Coffee is a much debated topic..good or bad? Coffee does contain large amounts of magnesium, Vitamin B1 and B3. It acts as a powerful antioxidant. This protects the cells from damage, and as we all know coffee does increase energy and alertness. The caffeine in coffee is not a drug, but a … [Read more...]