Hand sanitizer and face masks are sold out at most convenient stores. The stock market is plunging. Events, meetings and schools are getting canceled. Flights are empty as corporate America puts a hold on travel for employees. People aren’t shaking hands anymore...it’s elbow or fist bumps only. Here’s the thing. As our population grows, so will our exposure to pathogens that hand sanitizer and face masks can’t destroy. These things also don't address the stress that we create due to fear and uncertainty.
Do you struggle to get healthy meals on the table that your kids will actually eat? Are you interested in teaching your kids how to be an intuitive eater who enjoys all foods, especially the healthy ones? Are you looking to make family mealtime less hectic and more of an experience where you can re-connect? Well, there may be a different way to think about eating for you and your baby.
The Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat Burger are the newest faux meat burgers to hit grocery stores and restaurants. Both are vegan and contain animal products or by-products and are designed to mimic the taste and texture of real beef. While all of this sounds healthy from the outside, it is far from healthy on the inside...
Even though French fries, pasta, cookies, chips, vegan cheese, and tofurkey, fall into the “vegan” or “plant-based” diet, it doesn’t mean they are healthy. These plant-based products may simply be the next generation of processed food.
Is it healthful to drink coffee? If so, how much and why? I believe the healthiest part about drinking coffee is the social element since we are finding our social connections to be the greatest predictor of long- term happiness. Coffee also stimulates dopamine, our neurotransmitter that activates our pleasure centers in the brain and can enhance our experience in the moment. However, too much coffee can deplete our serotonin levels over time which can […]
Wondering how to make this lifestyle stick? What if you love eating out, meeting friends for wine, or exploring the local cuisine when you travel? What if you can’t give up your coffee or chocolate? How do you live healthy without giving up the things that make you happy?
Did you know that our greatest purpose as humans is to be happy? Happiness is truly our American Dream. We are all searching for more meaning in our lives to make us feel whole and complete. We wait all week for Friday, all year for summer and all life for happiness. We constantly compare ourselves to other people, what they have, and we don’t and try to buy our way to happiness by filling our lives with things and stuff that leaves us feeling even worse.
By now most people are aware of the health benefits of consuming high-quality fats such as coconut oil, avocados, almonds, walnuts, macadamia nuts, olives, chia seeds, flaxseeds, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, brazil nuts, and cod liver oil just to name a few. A nutritional plan deficient in healthy fats or proteins will compromise the health and performance of the human body. The same is true of carbohydrates.
Grains sometimes get a bad rep, but grains are one of nature’s perfect superfood and are important for overall well-being. Super grains are packed with dynamic properties needed for healthy hair, skin, nails, and aging. There are certain nutrients that you can actually only get from grains like specific B vitamins are that essential for energy and hormones. From sprouted grains to ancient grains, grains totally rock. 3 Better Bowls of Grains Make life better by […]