WHY YOU’RE LOSING YOUR HAIR

When it comes to hair loss, a lot of theories abound as to the cause. There are plenty of reasons why you may be losing your locks. You may be overstressed or deficient in certain nutrients or, you may find out that implementing a couple of simple lifestyle changes may slow down or stop the Continue reading


Taking Care of Your Tummy

Bloating, heartburn, gas, constipation. Are you one of the eighty percent of adults who sometimes experience these and other stomach problems? If you are, do you turn to over-the-counter medication for relief? While those drugs can sometimes help, experts say they can also cause side effects or don’t address the underlying problem. Here’s their advice Continue reading


ARE WE OVER-HYDRATED?

The other day a friend told me that a person can never drink too much water. She was wrong,  so I corrected her. Drinking too much water can cause over-hydration, which can lead to water intoxication. This occurs when the amount of salt and other electrolytes in the body become too diluted. Hyponatremia is a Continue reading


People Keep Asking Me To Reveal My Personal Routine For Staying Fit All These Years Well, here goes ☺

I have forever ‘preached’ that most of us have a choice of staying fit for life….. …and that I believe some problems arise from cultural habits picked up from previous generations. For example, if you grew up in a family bent toward an all-you-can-eat attitude at mealtimes with heavy sauces and sides, chances are your Continue reading


Happy People are Healthier People

I bet you’re not surprised to learn that studies show a strong relationship between health and happiness. In fact happiness is actually linked to health more strongly than it is to wealth. We’ve all heard it said that money doesn’t buy happiness. Well, to some extent that’s true, but not entirely. The wealthy, as a Continue reading


Microwave ovens…Are they really Safe?

The other day, an artist friend came over to discuss an art project we’re both involved in—we were both showing a couple of our paintings in a local exhibition in March—so I made a cup of tea while we talked about it. I put two cups of water with a chamomile tea bag in them Continue reading


OLD FOOD TABOOS OUTDATED (Thank Goodness!)

Enjoy These Without Feeling Guilty Now     Here’s the scoop – read on…..   Recently, I came across an article about eggs. For years I avoided eating eggs because their yolks contain a large amount of cholesterol—184 mg each on average—and the natural theory was that it would get into my bloodstream and clog Continue reading