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Tomatoes, green beans, and potatoes in the market

https://youtu.be/KPgT9drwFEQ A couple weeks ago I started reading a book about aging and longevity. These topics are front of mind because of my health history. I’m a cancer survivor and I’ve made it my life’s mission not only to heal myself, but to also help others on the journey…(Read More)

woman tying shoe laces

Physical activity is an important part of health. Your body was meant to move, built to move. Without movement, your body doesn’t work right.  If you ask your doctor what you need to do to stay healthy, they will probably mention some form of physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle. If…(Read More)

What can you do to better your mental health? Oh so many things! But there is one guiding principle that holds all the answers to that question. In this week’s episode 2 of the Life Well-Lived podcast, we talked about what you can do to better your own mental health. It’s surprisingly…(Read More)

girl riding bike in forest

How do you cope with the unexpected? Many of us are moving through life so fast we rarely stop to think about what’s going on… really going on. Truth be told, life is always throwing something our way. Something unexpected… whether it’s a car breaking down, an accident, a tree falling over on…(Read More)

Coronavirus. Pandemic. Social distancing. Isolation. These words are distressing. So I started looking for ways to calm myself. If you’re looking for ways of how to stay calm in uncertain times, maybe this will help you like it did me. There is certainly no shortage of people offering help and suggestions for how to…(Read More)

woman with watermelon

Looking for another reason to eat the rainbow? How about clear, glowing skin? Eating the rainbow will make you more beautiful! In a recent blog I mentioned three great reasons to eat the rainbow. First, it provides your body with essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients it needs to function and fight off disease. Second, food…(Read More)

Rainbow heart of food

In March we celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, which brings to mind rainbows and enormous pots of gold. When it comes to your health, you amass treasure each time you eat the rainbow. As we begin the month of March, we feel warmer weather coming and the approach of Spring. As our mood lightens, so…(Read More)

Fasting 101

Have you ever thought about fasting for health? I talked about it in a recent nutrition segment you can access here. Fasting is nothing new! It is a practice that has been around since ancient times. Fasting is practiced in some form by most religions. In Judaism, there is the Day of Atonement and several…(Read More)

cupcakes

This segment on healthy holiday recipe substitutes originally aired in December 2018, but the concepts are still true, and especially applicable since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You can make recipes healthier, whether for holiday or everyday baking. So what are some of the best healthy recipe swaps you ask? Dairy Alternatives…(Read More)