Headache Self-help

Headache Self-help

When you have a headache, instead of reaching directly for an OTC aid, try the following: 1) Drink a glass or two of water. Dehydration can play a big role in headaches. Coffee, alcohol, or sugary drinks can dehydrate us… 2) Eat a handful of almonds (unless...
Cold and Flu Season

Cold and Flu Season

Our immune systems are amazing and the more I learn, the more I am in awe of it. It works optimally when we feed and nurture it healthfully; it takes care of us, as we take care of it. Recently there was a photo going around on the internet that educates on this...
turkey meatloaf recipe

turkey meatloaf recipe

According to many articles, we are supposed to limit the meat we ingest (especially beef) and have more fish and fowl as well as lots of vegetables, right? My uncle found this recipe in Dr. Mark Hyman’s book The Blood Sugar Solution and I enjoyed the taste and...
pumpkin

pumpkin

Although we more often think of carving pumpkins for the autumn season, these fruit are actually edible…and not just for pies or muffins!! They can be eaten raw, roasted, baked,¬†and steamed; the flesh, seeds, and leaves are edible AND they are nutritious and low...
Turmeric

Turmeric

I am trying to add turmeric and other natural anti-inflammatory foods to my diet. There was a turmeric tea/milk recipe which I could not like — even when telling myself it was good for my health. However, I found a Turmeric Salad Dressing recipe online last year...
Kale

Kale

Kale is good for us. We’re supposed to eat it for our health. And in the past few years I have learned that the ingredients used with kale will determine whether or not I like what I’m eating… I now add it to my coleslaw recipe. Kale chopped small...
Chew

Chew

I have been challenged recently to chew each bite of my food for a minimum of 20 chews. This has been nearly impossible for me! I don’t even realize how quickly I eat and seem to chew only a few times each mouthful. Chewing is the first step in the digestive...
Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy Massage

http://gty.im/71141693 I am in awe of the body and what amazing miracles we are. Never more so than when I am honored to massage a pregnant woman. I tease that this is the only way I have figured out how to massage more than one person at a time on my table. Sometimes...
15 Reasons to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day

15 Reasons to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day

Apple cider vinegar is my new obsession. I recently began taking apple cider vinegar shots a few times a day for a quick and effective energy burst. However, I’ve since discovered so many other useful ways to incorporate apple cider vinegar (ACV) into my daily...