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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,...