15 Ways to Have a Healthier Relationship with Food

Do you have a love-hate relationship with food?  Do you love to eat, but you are constantly battling all the tempting, not so good foods all around you?  You know you should eat healthy but find you are constantly sabotaging your efforts to eat healthy.  There is that party you want to go to, a holiday, an evening out with friends, or you stress eat.  Maybe you just eat for the pleasure of eating those rich foods full of sugar and fat.  Whatever the reason, does your eating habits often leave you with feelings of guilt, shame and regret?  If so, you are not alone as we all struggle at times… Read More

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The Wrong Food Choices Can Starve the Body and Contribute to Digestive Problems

Did you know that what certain foods can be contributing to digestive problems?  Digestive issues seem to be an epidemic in the U.S.  Are you or someone you know on stomach medications, suffering from gas, bloating, fatigue, constipation or diarrhea? If so, your body is starving for nutrition. America stands out as the shining example of poor nutrition. There is a popular acronym used in the dietary health field and it is called SAD. This stands for Standard American Diet. Understand there is no implication that every other country has perfectly healthy diets. There are people in places all over the world suffering from the consequences of a poor diet. … Read More

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6 Tips on How to Prevent the Flu this Season

6 Tips on How to Prevent the Flu this Season Every wonder why some people never get sick during flu season? Do you wonder why you never make it through the flu season without getting sick?  Some people seem to be ill all the time, and pick up every bug that’s going.  Every year thousands of people come down with the flu. This season be proactive.  Look at what is stressing you out and wearing your immune system down.  To help understand why you are getting sick, you first want to learn the six reasons that will increase your chances of getting sick in the first place.  Once you know what… Read More

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Are You Suffering From The Depression Epidemic? Understanding Why

  When I got into health care several years ago, I thought naively that I don’t want to work in mental health.  By declaring this, I was of the mindset that I would not then have to treat people with depression.  I did not want to feel down and hopeless like they did.  Well guess what?  If you work in health care it is likely up to half the people you are treating are suffering from some degree of depression.  Both children and adult are suffering from depression at an alarming rate.  Why is there an epidemic of depression?    Do you know someone who has depression? Have you or someone… Read More

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Get Off the Hormonal Roller Coaster

Hormonal Roller Coaster Discover the 3 key factors you need to know to reclaim hormone balance Are you are a woman between the ages of 35-60?  Are you feeling fat, tired, irritable, gaining weight, can’t sleep, are stressed out, or having hot flashes?   If so, you are likely in the midst of the throws of peri-menopause or menopause.  Why is it so many women are having trouble going through this natural transition.  That is right, it is natural for your hormones to fluctuate, so why are you suffering?  Did you know in some cultures they have no concept of menopause other than seeing it as a natural life transition,… Read More

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Know When to Get Help

Do you try to do everything yourself?  Do you hate to ask other people for help?  Are you good at dispensing advice, telling others when to seek help yet fail to do the same for yourself?   I have to admit, I am very guilty of this and now stepping out from behind the curtain to admit it. If you have been following me for a while, you know that my goal is to empower you to be in control of your health.  Sometimes that means asking for help.  I started my blog a year ago and have been trying to figure out how to get the message of health… Read More

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