Understanding Adrenal Health: Your Body Will Love You for It!

When thinking about the state of your health, when was the last time you thought about the health of your adrenals. Typically, when I think about health, I think about cardiovascular health, immune health, digestive health, blood sugar management – the list goes on and one. And you’ll see huge sections in health food stores dedicated to these specific categories. However, adrenal health is largely overlooked. And I cannot remember the last time I saw a meaningful area in a health food store dedicated to adrenal health. Your adrenal glands are the two walnut-sized endocrine glands on top of … [Read more...]

Is 50 the New 30? Make Age Your Ally!

Does getting older mean that it is only a matter of time before you start to experience certain age-related difficulties? It doesn't have to be that way. In fact, as the cliché goes; "with age comes wisdom". I remember when I was growing up, my parents made every effort to feed me nutritious foods and make me aware of eating healthy. However, with youthful exuberance comes youthful ignorance. I had a tendency to have my parents' very sound advice go in one ear and out the other. I pretended to listen, but often what I was being told by them fell on deaf ears. So how did I come around? Well, … [Read more...]

Keep it Real. Avoid Processed Foods

I LOVE FOOD! I may not be the most adventurous eater, but I do know that I love to eat. However, in this day and age of processed foods, what are we REALLY putting into our bodies? For those of you who don’t know what processed foods are, they are foods that have been altered from their natural state. Well, what does that mean? It means that many manufacturers use man-made ingredients that prolong a product's shelf life. That’s why you see pre-packaged foods that stay fresh for months. Unfortunately, processed foods may have the opposite effect on peoples' health. “Eat food in its most natural … [Read more...]