I live in Texas. So, yeah. Summers with Satan are a’coming. It is still spring because the Earth has not fully tilted toward the Sun yet but here were are a balmy 90 degrees (the humidity keeping the temps from reaching triple digits) with the solar system’s promise of more heat to come! What I have come to appreciate, though, is the long growing … Read More Well, Summer is Almost Here!
Living in a culture so distracted by the thin/fit/cis/white/able-bodied ideal leads many to a disconnected relationship with the body, instead of one of reverence,” @benourished (Instagram). When I read this post, I immediately replayed tons of comments about holiday weight gain, not enjoying favorite dishes, or eating quantities of comfort foods that would starve a bird. I get it. In my full-time career I … Read More Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
What We All Should Know…I hope! Good Hand Hygiene is Your Best Line of Defense Against Cold and Flu (and COVID-19) and Avoid Getting Sick by Keeping Your Distance Hopefully, you and your family have mastered these two basics of health. But running a three-way tie behind them are easy and just as important! Eat Plenty of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables All systems of … Read More 3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System This Winter
After the post about debunking myths, I got a few questions on other platforms about juicing as a means to weight loss and a sort of fall-reset. Let’s start with defining “juicing.” Juicing is a process that extracts the juices from fresh fruits and vegetables. Why “juice”? Juicing has been said to boost your immune system, help with weight loss, lower your risk for … Read More Juicing – Helpful or Hype?
A Look at 3 “Bad-for-You” Foods Media and the nutrition market is saturated with advice and guidelines on what NOT to eat. But the truth is, with most things, moderation is required. Not total avoidance. 🧂 Myth #1: Salt is bad for you. High amounts of salt have been linked to high blood pressure. But your body also needs salt! Proper transport of chemical and … Read More Who You Gonna Call? MYTHBUSTERS!