PICK FOOD

New Year, new you. What’s the hype about the new diet alternative? Getting healthy should be a main concern for all of us if we are to live lives that are happy and full of energy. I want to address the recent conversation regarding a new alternative to dieting. Folks, there’s nothing new here, justContinue reading “PICK FOOD”

Inflammation, our worst enemy

Inflammation: “Reduce inflammation to treat the root of many issues. If your gut isn’t working right it can cause so many other issues.” ~ Jay Woodman I recently found out that Bob Nielsen, a dear professor from my undergraduate years, and part of the reason I started this blog, passed away. He had struggled withContinue reading “Inflammation, our worst enemy”

PICK FOOD

New Year, new you. What’s the hype about the new diet alternative? Getting healthy should be a main concern for all of us if we are to live lives that are happy and full of energy. I want to address the recent conversation regarding a new alternative to dieting. Folks, there’s nothing new here, justContinue reading “PICK FOOD”

Inflammation, our worst enemy

I recently found out that Bob Nielsen, a dear professor from my undergraduate years, and part of the reason I started this blog, passed away. He had struggled with prostate cancer for years, as well as diabetes. I remember watching as he checked his sugar during our independent study session that followed the lunch hour.Continue reading “Inflammation, our worst enemy”

Ah, Peppermint: What you do for me.

    Ah, peppermint. Where do I start? You might have a love relationship with peppermint if you put it in some water to boost digestive health and relieve gas symptoms. You might have a love relationship with peppermint if you rub it into your temples when you have a headache, or onto the backContinue reading “Ah, Peppermint: What you do for me.”

“Oh, my stomach…”

Oh, my stomach….. What did you eat last night at that unfamiliar restaurant that caused you so much discomfort the whole night through? Not sure? I’ve been there too.  Traveling in new places and dining out can expose your system to unforgiving foods, or just ways those foods are prepared cause tummy issues. It’s essentialContinue reading ““Oh, my stomach…””

Poor Air Quality Abroad? Get R. C.

Sometimes the air conditioning units in hotels just make my nose stuffy. That is when I reach for RC, Young Living essential oil. RC is a blend of oils known to help with allergies, sinus issues, and colds. Basically, RC stands for Respiratory Conditions. This blend of eucalyptus, myrtle, marjoram, and pine (among others) isContinue reading “Poor Air Quality Abroad? Get R. C.”