What happens to your breath when you have a bad day at work? Does the way you breathe affect your eating choices? Change your breath to change the way you eat with this three stepContinue reading...
A beautiful chuck roast, slender organic carrots, onions, and celery sit ready on the counter. Should all that goodness be braised or stewed? Which technique would be best?Continue reading...
What do vegetarians eat? Vegetables, right? Yes, they eat plenty of vegetables and other plants, but did you know that there are at least ten different ways to be fedContinue reading...
Tender asparagus is not just a springtime treat anymore! Packed with nutrients, it fits beautifully onto any healthy dinner plate. What is the best way to grow it, choose the best spears, cook it, and—what on earth is that smell?!Continue reading...
Bacon and eggs, pancakes with syrup, sugar puffs of GMO corn cereals are on breakfast tables all across the U.S. Eating like this adds a staggering amount of calories and less nutritional value than most of us would prefer. Breakfast is just a habit and one that can be changed. Let's see what's cooking in differentContinue reading...
When life throws you a curve, you are left with one very important choice: how you react. When you don’t get that promotion, do you react by overeating? Instead, make the choice toContinue reading...
Carnivore, omnivore, or vegetarian – is there one best way to eat for a healthier life? Out of the many hundreds of books on the topic, three deliver clear cultural and nutritional concepts in a reader-friendly way. Who has it right? Is there one best way for everyone to eat?Continue reading...
It is easy to grow, low in calories, high in nutrients, and comes in purple, white, green, and stripes. What is it? Eggplant! Even with all the varieties of eggplant, it is easy to select a good one. Look for one that...Continue reading...
Everything is set for a wonderful family picnic! Or is it? How can you make sure your beautiful fun-filled day is not spoiled by food that has gone bad? The most important thing to know isContinue reading...
As problems build, we react with mental stress that may translate into a day of chocolate and potato chips, or a major migraine. To achieve a healthier life, cultivate self-patience by learning to use your Observational MindContinue reading...
Fill the grill with the best of the summer season vegetable harvest! Use your creativity to thread colorful skewers of mixed veggies or try a new recipe. Here are a few ideas to get you startedContinue reading...
How was the produce you're eating grown? The most mindful way to know is - be the gardener! Even if you can’t bring in a bumper crop in one harvest, you can stillContinue reading...
Your mind spends quite a bit of the day engaged in commentary over the things it sees that need to change, both physically and emotionally. When the chatter is nothing but negative in tone, the degree of difficulty is significantly raised, making it harder to lose weight and become healthier. One thing that can help isContinue reading...
Log today's food and go look at the totals. Are your sodium numbers well within the normal range or astronomically high? Whether you have been told by a doctor to eat less salt or if you are just trying to eliminate a few water retention pounds, it is easy to learn to season food in new waysContinue reading...
In an Am I Hungry? Facebook poll I asked: “What are your top three triggers for overeating?” Tied for first place were boredom and stress – which ironically, are opposites – too much and not enough. In case you missed it, I covered stress in a previous article. Now let’s address boredom eating.Continue reading...
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The side effects of allergy medications keep some people from using them. Natural remedies can be a great alternative, but some are more effective than others.