Lifestyle Changes: Try a Healthy, Sustainable Diet

Going on a sustainable diet means developing healthy eating habits. Simultaneously, this type of diet helps the environment by reducing waste and conserving energy. If you don’t know how to get started, read on: we have some advice....more

Wellness on the web: The Natural Foodie

Wellness on the Web is an ongoing interview series that showcases bloggers who focus on clean, unrefined, nourishing and naturally delicious food. This week, please welcome…Kirsty | The Natural FoodieFacebook // Twitter // Email ...more

5 Healthy Reasons to Add Lemon to Your Water

1. Lemon is alkalizing helping to balance your ph levels. I have just recently learned that disease thrives in an acidic environment so alkalizing foods are especially good.2. Lemon juice oxygenates and hydrates your body.3. It’s high in vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium and much more....more

Interview with Dr. Wilfred Aguila, author of 'Why I Don't Lose Weight'

Struggling for almost a decade with his own weight problem, Dr. Aguila gained a personal understanding about the process of obesity. He remembers his battle with binge eating and the lessons he learned that allowed him to finally break the cycle of overeating. He shares with his patients these lessons so that they may break their own Cycles....more

5 pantry staples that will repeatedly save your ass

This is how I feel when I have time to cook big, fancy dishes. But usually, ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat....more
I'm so with you on #3, 4 and 5.more

Lean Green Smoothie

I was a latecomer to the green smoothie world. Every time I would see a recipe I couldn’t help but think: how could that be good? I finally took the plunge and put some fruit and greens in the blender. In full disclosure, there have been a few combinations that were not to be repeated. However, perseverance pays off because this one is really good....more

Healthy Little Debbies-Recipe

Remember Little Debbie’s, with all that yummy cream centered between two chewy oatmeal cookies? Ah, yes, soooo delicious. I went through a Little Debbie phase back in grad school where I just couldn’t get enough of them.  At the time, I was weaning myself off Pop Tarts; my sugary, hydrogenated laden, cholesterol building, fat inducing toaster pastries.  ...more

How do you stay healthy every day?

This is one of those questions that is not easily answered, is it? Yes, we have choices and make them throughout our busy days, but its not always easy. If you are fortunate to work from home or in a small-like minded work/life balance type of workplace, it can be easier; but, if you work for a larger company or corporation, who knows what mix of tempting foods you'll get throughout the day. Your boss or co-worker can bring donuts in because its Friday, or because the company just won an award or just because -- we can't control that....more
I completely agree with you that we need to take control of our health.  Yes, there are ...more

Spring Challenge: 7lbs in 7 Weeks-The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (in reverse)

It has been exactly one week and three days since I started my 7 lbs in 7 weeks campaign. I have a number of observations about my spring challenge and I bring them to you uncut, unedited, painfully honest, embarrassing, out there, but hopefully, motivational.The Ugly...more

Wellness: Add 30 Years to your Life

As we learn more and more about the affects of food on our bodies -- such as pinpointing sugar or fat as the primary culprits to endangering our bodies, other factors play a role in our overall wellness. Wellness constitutes a state of optimal well-being that is meant to increase a person's potential. Through the enhancement of getting more physical through exercise, engaging our intellect and "listening" more closely to our emotions, it allows us to also participate more socially with our peers/friends/neighbors....more