Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Years ago when I was pregnant with my third baby and had two toddlers, I was getting head colds often, and my chiropractor friend told me about Vitamin D deficiency and how much Vitamin D myself and the kids should take during the winter time. I did research and ever...
Healthy habits

Healthy habits

Here are ten tried and true healthy habits to help you be your healthiest self! 1 – Drink enough water every day. Water intake includes half of your body weight. Add 8 ounces for temperatures above 85 degrees or intense exercise. 2 – Eat dinner 3 hours...
Food Spotlight: Tomatoes

Food Spotlight: Tomatoes

We returned home from the beach to a bunch of ripe tomatoes in the garden!   There is nothing like a slice of ripe tomato on toast that has been grilled with coconut oil and sprinkled with Himalayan sea salt! A layer of avocado seals the deal – tomatoes and...
What is psyllium HUSK?

What is psyllium HUSK?

Psyllium comes from the husks of the plantago ovata plant’s seeds.  Most commonly known for its laxative effects, psyllium husk also works as a prebiotic. Remember, prebiotics feed probiotics. BENEFITS OF PSYLLIUM HUSK Psyllium husk is a great option for...
Packing food for hospital stay

Packing food for hospital stay

Whether staying overnight at the hospital for delivery, a procedure, recovery, or illness, hospital food is the last thing that you want to eat. It is absolutely shocking what they serve to cancer patients and those recovering from procedures – sugar laden,...
Healthy habits

Does cholesterol cause heart disease?

Let’s talk about cholesterol.  A diet high in saturated fat was implicated as the main factor in heart disease, by causing hardening of the arteries or atherosclerosis. Much of this came from the findings of Ancel Keys in the late 1950s, who took only the...