Microbeads in our Beauty Products have Major Environmental Consequences

Have you ever noticed those tiny blue scrubber beads in face wash or toothpaste? They're so tiny, maybe you missed them....more

Sip and Nibble

   Happy Fourth of July! Greeting from Steps4Health! How are you celebrating the Fourth? Viewing a parade or fireworks? Having a picnic or BBQ? Are you enjoying your summer? How do you beat the heat? When temperatures are high, some people eat light, especially when outdoors. They just sip and nibble through the heat. Have you been sipping and nibbling to fit into your swimsuit or shorts for the summer season? What do you sip and nibble on?Sip on cranberry juice, nibble on a cheese stick,Sip on lemonade, nibble on a handful of nuts,...more

Simple Beauty: DIY Seaweed Scrub

When I was in Ireland, I treated myself to a seaweed body scrub at one of the bath houses I visited. It was an invigorating and inspiring treatment - I felt so good after that scrub; like my skin was glowing. I think about it often....more


I know this is overshare, but I’m having a Colonoscopy tomorrow.  The test is long overdue as it’s been at least 15 years and I am 57 now.  I was suppose to eat light yesterday, which I did, and today, well it’s Jello (any color but red), chicken broth and water.  ...more

Post Work Out Protein Snacks

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Asian Chicken Salad

21 Reasons to Have More Sex!

Sometimes for us ladies it is good to be reminded that sex is good for our health, wellbeing, looks, and our hearts . It's totally doable to adjust our attitude and forgo a few more minutes of sleep or watching TV in lieu of some good romping in the hay, all in the name of healthy living. In addition to the possibility of great pleasure, sex is important for many other reasons. Here is a list of a few of the many benefits of having sex and orgasms....more
Fantastic psot! I love all these reasons and certainly have experienced the benefits.  Keep calm ...more

How I Lost 10lbs within 1 Month using Garden of Life

During my transition from meats, sugars, and starching foods I learned some interesting facts about herbs, fruits, veggies, and different sprouts. ...more

How Much is One Serving?: Figuring Out Portion Control to Gain Control of Your Waistline

It never fails. When my waistline starts growing in the wrong direction, there are three culprits. I’m getting less physical activity. I’m eating more junk food and snacking often. (I love to graze!) I’m eating mammoth portions of food. ...more
Laurend1985 I can completely relate. I was making my own trail mix with unsalted raw and roasted ...more

Is Coconut Oil the Nutritious Goldmine We Think it is?

Coconut Oil: the canary in (and healthily flying back out of) the goldmine.These days of fast-talking chefs, cooking gurus judging cooking contests, and surgeons-turned-nutritionists, it’s easy to feel bombarded by the blitzkrieg of latest culinary fads, facts, and falsities being promoted, hyped, and discouraged. With so much contradictory information floating around about oils and fats, how are you supposed to know what to use and what to avoid? ...more