Happy New Improved You
Happy New Year I hope you all enjoyed a great holiday season. Did you set a New Year’s Resolution? Perhaps you are part of the 40% of the population that does. Let me guess: you want to lose weight, exercise more or maybe just eat healthier. Self-improvement, or at least the desire for it, is […]
Do You Have Portion Distortion
If you are like most Americans, you probably do. Americans have the highest per capita daily consumption in the world, consuming over 3,770 calories a day. One of the main reasons for this extreme calorie intake is due to the increase in portion size. The “bigger is better” motto has taken over the food industry. […]
Pesky or Precious
Think twice before dismissing this edible plant as a pesky weed. Consider harvesting nutritional purslane and adding it to your meals. Purslane is probably growing in abundance all around you, in your yard, garden or sprouting in the cracks of your sidewalks. When looking for it keep in mind it resembles the jade plant. It […]
What’s the best way to promote oral health?
Oil pulling may be growing in popularity but it certainly isn’t new. It is known as “kavala” or “gundusha”, ancient Ayurvedic dental techniques that date back 3000 years. Oil pulling is a practice of swishing a tablespoon of either coconut or sesame oil in your mouth for up to 20 minutes to promote good oral […]
Do you consume anything from a can?
Small changes can have big impacts. In our world of toxic overload we need to eliminate as many toxins as possible, particularly for expecting mothers, mother’s that are nursing and young children. One way to avoid a dangerous toxin is by avoiding containers that contain BPA. BPA is used in the resin lining of most […]