July 19, 2019

Coffee. Healthy or Not?

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 […]
April 10, 2019

The Anti-Inlammatory Diet

To give you a better understanding of the anti-inflammatory diet, let’s start with defining what inflammation is...

March 14, 2019

A Sustainable Lifestyle Plan

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?
January 21, 2019

Make 2019 A Year of Happiness

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.
January 10, 2019

This Year, Carbs Are Cool!

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.
September 25, 2018

Grains Totally Rock

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 […]
August 23, 2018

Back on Target for Back To School

Back to School is one of the most exciting times as well as one of the most stressful times. It's the start of a new routine for the whole family and can be full of chaos. Make this a year to remember by setting your whole family up for a healthy and happy school year. Start by stocking your fridge with the superfoods found in the center of this Food Target. Time to get back on target!
 

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