Category Archives: Overall Health and Wholeness

Nutrition: Become a Detective

I’ve been watching a new show this summer called Genetic Detective. It follows investigative genetic genealogist, CeCe Moore, as she uses her unique research skills to transform the face of crime solving. By working with police departments and crime scene … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Statins or Positivity

Statins are the treatment of choice of most physicians for reducing risk of cardiovascular disease. I have shared in the past of my husband’s experience in changing his diet and how it positively impacted his cholesterol levels and heart health. … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Water Quality and Tea

I am a tea lover and green tea has long been a favorite both just because I like it and for its numerous health benefits. But I learned something about a simple way to amplify those health benefits. Rather than … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Cravings and Sleep Deprivation

If you have found yourself craving sweets and processed foods after a bad night’s sleep, this research explains why that seems to happen and almost be beyond your ability to control.  Your sense of smell is heightened after a bad … Continue reading

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Dental Health and Cavities: What’s Diet Got to do With It

I guess we all know eating lots of sugary treats, candy and soda causes tooth decay. That’s kind of a no-brainer. But this deeper dive into the specifics of diet and how it impacts dental health and cavities in particular … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: The Healthier Alternative to Sitting

Ok so we’ve been told that sitting is more dangerous to our health than smoking, so we have adjusted our habits. Many people have incorporated standing desks into their daily work routine. We set our timers and get up at … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging: Can You Spare 10 Minutes a Day

Incorporating movement and staying active daily is key to remaining independent and fit in later years. As we age, being able to do simple things like hurrying across a street or even just getting dressed and out the door in … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: 3 Steps to Simple Habit Change

I did a post at the beginning of last year where I shared an article that talked about why people who have small, attainable goals are MUCH more likely to succeed in attaining them. The writer of the article I … Continue reading

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Gut Health: What’s Sunshine Got to Do With It

“Do not go outside without sunscreen and a big floppy hat to protect your face!” We have been hearing these instructions for years. Watch out for too much sun exposure. While you certainly don’t want to get burned, maybe we’ve … Continue reading

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Embracing Uncertainty: Perception, Truth and Faith

I received the following story in an email. It was said to be from a rabbi in Sydney, Australia, but I have no specifics as to who I may attribute these words to. I invite you to read it slowly … Continue reading

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