When it comes to food our relationship with food is developed in our childhood. If that relationship with food is healthy, we benefit in our childhood and hopefully that understanding of food and healthy preparation carries over into our adulthood. I can say that for me personally that my mom was health conscious and did her best to feed her children organic, whole foods and healthy meals. (more…)
Tidbits to know.
With nearly half the American population suffering from insomnia or some form of sleep deprivation; here’s a natural remedy that takes only 10 minutes to prepare. Read on for more. (more…)
Eleven-year-old Mikaila Ulmer, founder and CEO of BeeSweet Lemonade, has set up a deal with 55 Whole Foods stores across the southern United States. Her lemonade and brilliant personality has gained her national attention and a $60,000 start-up fund, as well as a trip to the White House. Read more. (more…)
Please watch and share this with family and friends. Child predators are usually people we know. Sexual assault awareness is paramount so please check the national sex offender registry frequently. It is made public for a reason. (more…)
A lot of research has been done on what causes acne and several studies show that what you eat can be a major cause of acne. Unfortunately, there are no common foods that have the same effect on everyone. For example, milk may cause breakouts in one person but may not in another. So, while everyone responds differently to certain foods, we have created a list of the most common culprits. (more…)
With the recent passing of ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ star, Daisy Lewellyn at just 36; I thought I’d post this article on liver cancer as a FYI. From 2008 to 2012 liver cancer has increased an average of 2.3% per year. Some of the major contributors are: obesity, type 2 diabetes, excess alcohol and the biggest being hepatitis C infection. Read on for more. (more…)
In honor of Good Friday aka “Holy Friday,” I’ve decided to repost a few tidbits about this day commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Do you know why it’s called “Good Friday?” Read on for more. (more…)
Think McDonald’s salads are a healthy option think again! These green bowls are not only loaded with calories, but also sodium and fat. Read on for more. (more…)
As a person diagnosed with a Vitamin D deficiency, I found this article very informative and thought I’d share.
A 2005 study found that 41% of Americans (82% African-American and 69.2% Hispanics) are deficient in Vitamin D and another 80 to 90% are also deficient in magnesium.
When your body is deficient in both Magnesium and Vitamin D as many including myself are, it has a difficult time absorbing and using calcium.
Calcium is an important nutrient that is needed and utilized in the body when in the proper ratio to magnesium. An improper ration can pose serious health problems including: arthritis, heart disease, bone spurs, kidney stones and more.
This is why taking a calcium supplement can actually do more damage than good. In fact, most people should stop taking calcium supplements immediately. Read on to find out why. (more…)
I tend to think there’s always more to learn about wine etiquette. And so, Rachel Signer has shared a few tips that even the so-called connoisseurs may not know. For instance, did you know Rosé is only a summer beverage? Read on for more. (more…)