Category - healthy eating

20
Nov

How To Control Weight During the Holidays

It’s the holiday season…   And you know what that means…   Lots of parties, lots of food, and lots of calories.   The average person gains about 5 to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and the end of the year.   So I asked weight specialist Dr. Holly Wyatt from the University of Colorado a …

23
Jan

Recipe for Persimmon Cookies – A Healthy Treat

It has been a busy day and sometimes I like to power down a notch by doing something enjoyable and relaxing. Today, it was baking cookies.   My mom is a terrific baker and has a recipe for persimmon cookies that I love, so, I bet you can guess what got baked in the kitchen. …

19
Dec

5 Tips for a Healthy New Year

Menopause is known as the change, but things don’t have to change for the worse. In fact, for many women, menopause is the beginning of a new opportunity to enjoy the life they want to live and for healthy aging. Here are my top 5 tips to “change” for the better and have a healthy …

5
Dec

Delicious and Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

From Thanksgiving though New Years pumpkin pie is a staple of the American Diet. This recipe is from Chef Kevin from Community Servings. It’s delicious so I’m sharing it with you! They provide food that has the ability to heal not just the sick, but the loved ones who care for them. Chef Kevin loves sweet …

28
Mar

Three Words Changed Everything…

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was five years ago, almost exactly. I was waiting with my wife, Sharon in her doctor’s office. After a brief conversation, he got to the point of the visit. (Click here for an audio version of me narrating this post over a bed of my original music). …

26
Dec

Kale with Tofu

Every once in a while I come across a recipe I just have to share. Enjoy this one, and get your leafy vegetables! The key to this recipe is using fresh kale chopped finely so it cooks in less time. This is a delicious fast way to include a nutritious green leafy vegetable, rich in …

3
Feb

Early Menopause Caused by Plastics and Cosmetics?

A new study found that certain chemicals in plastic and some cosmetics are linked to earlier menopause, causing menopause to appear  2-4 years sooner than women who had lower levels of the substances. Because the study in the journal PLOS ONE only associated the chemicals from plastic and certain cosmetics with early menopause, it only …

22
Apr

Fast Food Diet Linked to Depression

A studyof 8,964 Spanish adults found that frequent fast food eaters were 40% more likely to develop depression than those who avoid burgers, pizza, and similar fast foods. This comes after another study showing a positive dose/response relationship between the amount of trans fat eaten and the risk for depression. In the same study, olive …

26
Feb

Stem Cells Repair Heart Disease – Dr. Mache Interviews Dr. Doris Taylor

Every year about 715,000 Americans have heart attack. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and for the first time, more women are dying of heart disease than men.   Having a heart attack can have a very major affect on your life …

3
Jan

The Nutritional Quality of Fast Food Meals

It seems there is less and less time for home cooked meals so there is lots of eating on the run as work days compress lengthen and free time seems to disappear in our 24/7 world.   And we all know that the holiday season we’ve just passed through is notorious for adding a few …

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