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How Your Gut Can “Thryve”

It is well known that the microbiome in the gut play an important role. For some people this microbial population is composed of more bad guy than good ones. Until recently there was no way to know the gut composition. I am excited that I have found a company that...

Not All CBD Is Created Equal

There is probably more poor-quality oil on the market than high-quality. when the oil is poor quality, it does not have the benefits that one is expecting and, in fact, could cause inflammation throughout the body.   Here are a few tips to help you buy a reliable...

Additives In Supplements

Did you know that many brands of supplements found on the shelves in most stores contain ingredients that can, in fact, be harmful?  you don’t want them in the supplements you buy. Here is a list of additives that you should avoid: FD&C ARTIFICIAL COLORS: Blue...

Back to School Health

August 2018 - Back to School Health Back To School Health   it is the time of year when the backpack needs to come out of the closet and lists of school supplies are purchased, ready to be loaded in the pack for the return to school. whatever fun the summer held,...

Sunburn Nutrition

August 2018 - Sunburn Nutrition Sunburn Nutrition View Larger Image long nights, beaches, barbeques, outdoor concerts, fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables; yes, the summer has arrived. for some of us that means the dreaded sunburn.  ouch! did you know that...

Tiger Balm to the Rescue

July 2018 -  Tiger Balm to the Rescue!   Tiger Balm To The Rescue! View Larger Image ouch! not another mosquito bite. tiger balm to the rescue! many people use tiger balm for back and joint pain.  but did you know that tiger balm can protect you from those nasty...

The Dog Ate My Website

The Dog Ate My Website

The dog really didn’t eat my website but it did eat my grass fed organic beef bones. You may be thinking those bones are for a dog but in actuality those bones would have made delicious bone broth. Bone broth is a rich source of minerals like calcium, magnesium and...

Paying a Fortune for Supplements?

Paying a Fortune for Supplements?

Vitamin D is important for utilization of calcium and phosphorous. These are nutrients that are important for bone health. Outside of maintaining healthy bones, a few of the other thing it helps are the immune system, blood pressure regulation, muscle strengthen, and...

Feeling Blue? Just Take a Big Bite

March 27, 2014 - Feeling Blue? Just Take A big Bite Feeling Blue? Just Take a Big Bite Blue/Purple Food By Karen Wright One marketing strategy used often to get people to purchase food is specific colored labels.  Foods with blue labels or food served on blue plates...

Make Everyday St. Patrick’s Day

March 18, 2014 - Greens Forever: Make Everyday St. Patrick's Day. Eat Your Vegetables Make Every day St. Patrick’s Day.  Eat your vegetables. Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Green is the color associated with St. Patrick’s Day.  Green fruits and vegetables have a beneficial...

Can’t Beet Love On Her Special Day

February 25, 2014  - Can't Beet Love On Her Special Day Can’t Beet Love On Her Special Day OK.  So you blew by Valentine’s Day and didn’t get your sweetheart squat on her special day. When you come to her front door tonight, try handing her a bouquet made of fresh...

Not So Cheerios

February 24, 2014 -Not So Cheerios  In January, General Mills changed its original Cheerios recipe so that it no longer included genetically modified (GMO) ingredients. Switching to non-GMO recipe only involved changing a few ingredients.  The main ingredient oats has...

Welcome Karen Wright, our New Columnist on Nutrition

February 1, 2014 - Welcome Karen Wright, Our New Columnist on Nutrition Say yes to life.  That’s the message today.  If you remain open, and willing to catch the fruit that drops into your basket,  life just gets better and better.  I’m taking this opportunity to...