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Who’s Ready for Dessert?

Did you save room for dessert? I’m sure you have been asked this question pretty much anytime you’ve gone out for a sit-down meal.  and it certainly can be tempting if you catch sight of the pictures or read over the decadent choices on the menu. If you’re celebrating a special occasion an occasional treat won’t derail you. However,…

Feed the Brain to reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

As of 2015, 5.3 million Americans are estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease. Among these, 5.1 million are over 65 with another 200,000 individuals under 65 having early onset Alzheimer’s. These numbers are expected to triple in the coming decade. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease of the brain that slowly robs a person of the very…

The Truth about Stress

Hormones are chemical messengers that control most major and minor bodily functions. When hormones are in balance the body will thrive but when out of whack a cascade of health problems can ensue. Cortisol has been called the Master of all hormones, because abnormal levels can impact so many bodily systems. Normal fluctuations occur over…

Who’s Ready for Dessert?

Did you save room for dessert? I’m sure you have been asked this question pretty much anytime you’ve gone out for a sit-down meal.  and it certainly can be tempting if you catch sight of the pictures or read over the decadent choices on the menu. If you’re celebrating a special occasion an occasional treat won’t derail you. However,…

Feed the Brain to reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

As of 2015, 5.3 million Americans are estimated to have Alzheimer’s disease. Among these, 5.1 million are over 65 with another 200,000 individuals under 65 having early onset Alzheimer’s. These numbers are expected to triple in the coming decade. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease of the brain that slowly robs a person of the very…

Simple Swaps for Souped up nutrition

Sometimes small changes can make a big impact. try these simple swaps to improve the quality of your nutrition.

The Truth about Stress

Hormones are chemical messengers that control most major and minor bodily functions. When hormones are in balance the body will thrive but when out of whack a cascade of health problems can ensue. Cortisol has been called the Master of all hormones, because abnormal levels can impact so many bodily systems. Normal fluctuations occur over…

Seasonal Affective Disorder, What is it and What can you do about it?

It’s that time of year again—a time of cool breezes, brightly colored leaves and getting geared up for the holiday season.  These can be fun and exhilarating,   Unless you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).                                         …

The Power of Pumpkins.

  Fall has officially arrived. Everywhere you look Autumn is on display from the corn shocks and the mums to the pumpkins. But if you only think of pumpkins as a fall decoration for your front porch you are missing out on the real beauty of this brightly colored gourd.          …