Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating. Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c... Read more
Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla... Read more
Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
Off to Seattle for a Mariners game. I've been thinking about foods that are in my network to enjoy at the game. Popcorn versus peanuts for sure. Maybe just a few peanuts. Have a great day everyone.... Read more
How do you know if you are in ketosis? My blood sugar is 71 and I'm type 2 diabetic. I eat 10g of carb a day from green veggies. I'm trying a half of avocado for snacks. I don't get low blood shakes anymore. I want to lose 100lbs. #food #fitness... Read more
I have three or four people that I added as friends on my spark page "way back when" who I'd like to remove. The problems is their names are in black and they aren't "clickable". I can't get to a Spark page for them, or find a way to remove them. Th... Read more
Cstuart thank you! That's exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for ppls secrets!ðŸ˜‚ because yes I need to change and push but to make long term chAnge I need to not fool myself honestly it's like training myself w no coach ty!!! And to everyone els... Read more
Make some “fries” by slicing carrots into thin strips, scattering on a baking sheet, and flavouring with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast at 400°F (200°C) for 40 minutes.The type of sugar they contain is transformed into blood sugar quickly, however... Read more
I LOVE to read about healthy food info & all the power of good eating! The book I got my info out of is The Doctor's Book of Food Remedies by Selene Yeager and the editors of Prevention magazine.Due to the cholestrol involved and the Advanced Glycat... Read more
Calling Christian Women who want to put themselves on the priority list! Let’s support one another so that we can better support our families. This is a more personal team just for the ladies.... Read more
Which is better: being fat and fit, or thin and unfit? The first reaction might assume that carrying excess body fat is more harmful to your health, even if you exercise regularly. But is that true? Opinions will differ depend... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells NYTThin isn't a synonym for healthy, and now researchers are looking into people they call "metabolically he... Read more
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