Dietary Supplements: Are They Helpful or Harmful?

  Most experts agree that taking a daily multivitamin to augment your daily intake of nutrients is helpful, safe and not harmful to your health.  A balanced nutritious diet that limits excess calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sodium and dietary cholesterol, is always the best solution for a healthy body. Who Needs Dietary Supplementation ThereContinue reading “Dietary Supplements: Are They Helpful or Harmful?”

#HealthTipThursday: The Benefits Of Reconnecting With Nature

  “There I feel that nothing can befall me in life—no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson Nature has a positive impact on our brains, bodies, feelings, thought processes, and social interactions.  Over 100 studies have shown this to be true.  The positive impact of natureContinue reading “#HealthTipThursday: The Benefits Of Reconnecting With Nature”

Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Usually when we think of Chamomile, we think of tea. But the term Chamomile actually refers to a range of different daisy-like plants, which are a member of the Asteraceae family. There are many different species of chamomile, the two most commonly being German chamomile (Marticaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). They have been usedContinue reading “Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea”

#HealthTipThursday: Air-Frying

A few months ago my husband and I received an air-fryer for a present. I was a little skeptical at first, but after we cooked chicken for the first time, I was hooked. The best benefit of air-frying is being able to enjoy a healthier version of all your favorite fried foods.  Although, we’ve triedContinue reading “#HealthTipThursday: Air-Frying”

Health Tip Thursday: Antioxidant Rich Foods

  Antioxidant-packed foods protect healthy tissue in your body by destroying free radicals and also help in fighting and preventing cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic conditions.  Free radicals are formed through normal body processes and through exposure to sun, pollution, cigarette smoke, stress, and the intake of unhealthy food and alcoholic beverages.Continue reading “Health Tip Thursday: Antioxidant Rich Foods”

Health Tip Thursday: Move Forward to a Healthy Lifestyle

It’s okay to give yourself permission to move forward to a healthy and vibrant lifestyle. Just know that you are worthy of enjoying all that God has for you. For I will restore health to you (Jeremiah 30:17) For more health, nutrition, and wellness tips; pick up the popular dietary lifestyle book How to BeContinue reading “Health Tip Thursday: Move Forward to a Healthy Lifestyle”

Health & Nutrition Tip Thursday: Don't Skip Breakfast

Spring is the perfect time to get your body ready for summer. With that in mind, I thought that it would be a great opportunity to revisit some of the Golden Rules from the popular dietary lifestyle book How to Be Schoolgirl Skinny. One of my favorite and more popular golden rule shares the importanceContinue reading “Health & Nutrition Tip Thursday: Don't Skip Breakfast”

Thursday's Tip: Why Antioxidant-Rich Foods are Yummy for Your Health

Antioxidant-packed foods protect healthy tissue in your body by destroying free radicals and also help in fighting and preventing cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic conditions.  Free radicals are formed through normal body processes and through exposure to sun, pollution, cigarette smoke, stress, and the intake of unhealthy food and alcoholic beverages. TheContinue reading “Thursday's Tip: Why Antioxidant-Rich Foods are Yummy for Your Health”