3 Mistakes People Make About Cholesterol

September is National Cholesterol Education Month so I would like to talk about 3 myths/mistakes people have about cholesterol.   Before I start, I will just say that cholesterol is a natural fat/lipid that we, and every other animal, make for a purpose. ...

HIDDEN ANSWERS TO YOUR HEALTH WOES

Nutrigenomics.  Is that a word you’ve ever heard before?  Well, time to learn because I feel (hope) it will be the future of medicine and may provide answers  otherwise unknown.  Nutrigenomics is all about how the foods and supplements you choose change how your genes...

Health: Get Your Family on Board

Island of health.  No, this is not an idyllic vacation spot, but rather what author Stephen Saldana suggests we create for ourselves and our family.  We can’t control what “food” is present in the grocery store or on the route home, but we can control what...

Beware “Healthy” Sweeteners

Gas, bloating, a laxative effect.  Are these the things you might expect when using a healthy sweetener?  Unfortunately I have had to break the news to several clients with a sweet tooth who thought they were doing themselves a favor by replacing...

Hydration

HYDRATION: Excerpt from “Sick and Tired, to Healthy and Inspired” Photo by Ron Lach on Pexels.com Imagine the first creature that crept from the watery sea onto land. What a great change of scenery, but now the creature has to figure out what to do about...

Oral Health Month

As June is Oral Health Month, I’ve been thinking about gum disease and the frightening impact it can have on your life. Thanks to New Image Dentistry in San Antonio for helping me with information about gum disease and nutrition. Having gum disease means more than...

Stress Less

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  I am not a mental health professional, though I do talk with people about managing stress. In talking with people I have found that some stress is due to their circumstances (time, deadlines, etc.) and mindfulness and/or deep...

Beating the Belly Blues

May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month (bet you didn’t know that) and because I am getting my routine colonoscopy done this week, the gastrointestinal tract is on my mind.   It’s also on my mind because I’ve run into several people lately having issues...

Be Old AND Bold

Happy Older Americans Month celebration.  We just celebrated my mother’s 106th birthday so I am making her queen of the celebration.  She will attribute her long life to having good people around her, but experts give credit to: Diet. Eat plenty of fresh,...

Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month (like we didn’t already know we were stressed??). To celebrate I am including an excerpt from my book, “Sick and Tired, to Healthy and Inspired: 9 Steps to Prevent Lifestyle Related Diseases” about the benefits of deep...