Green Smoothies: One of the Best Things You Can Do Each Day for Your Health!

A green smoothie is a blended drink containing fruit, liquid (pure water is the best), and some type of dark leafy greens.  If done with fresh organic ingredients, this is one of the healthiest, most nutrient dense meals you can consume.  I myself do these in the morning and/or post-workout!  And why should you and […]

Can You Really Get What You Need From A Vegan Diet?

“Can you get enough protein on a plant-only diet?  What about calcium?  Iron?”  Etc. I am often asked these types of questions and, as always, I am happy to answer them. I want to clear up any concerns as I believe a plant-based diet, when done right, is the healthiest, easiest, least expensive and most […]

The Second Most Important Substance On Earth: Water!

Need to drink more water but have a tough time getting it in?  This may help. Other than air itself, water is the most important life-giving substance on the planet.  It’s needed for nearly every metabolic function in the body;  our brains are mainly water and fat; water carries oxygen throughout our body; it helps […]

Shedding Light on Labels: It’s “Natural,” but is it HEALTHY?

Shopping at the grocery store or ordering at a restaurant can be daunting when you’re wanting to eat clean. How do you know what foods to avoid? What ingredients on a label should you watch out for? And just because something’s labeled “organic,” is it actually good for you? My hope is to give you […]

You Don’t Have to be Diabetic To Have Blood Sugar Challenges (Part 2)

For the complete story about blood sugar challenges, read part 1 of this blog (this is part 2). But in case you don’t have time, the bottom line is this:  There are many types of sugar, some healing and some most extremely harmful.  They are not all the same.  Many people have sub-clinical issues due […]

Why Can’t I Lose These Extra Pounds?

Excess weight has a purpose in the body.  Yes, that’s right.  I know we normally hate it but it’s there for a reason.  When you deal with the reason, the weight goes away with relative ease.  Weight is always a protection for either the physical body or sometimes its an emotional protection.  It serves as […]