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How to Use the Glycemic Index to Lose More Weight

Are you losing weight only to find that the pounds return, and you weigh more than you did before you started your last diet the last time? Have you been trying all types of diet plans - low fat, high protein and nothing helps? Lost track of how long you've been trying to release weight with no results? I get your pain. In a ... Read More »

3 Powerful Things Happen When You Eat More Oregano

Oregano is an essential herb in Greek and Italian kitchens. Just a few teaspoons of the herb adds great flavor and complexity to the dish. If you think of oregano only as a taste and flavor enhancer, think again! This lovely herb from the mint family has more to offer than you can imagine. Here are some quick facts you should know ... Read More »

6 Natural Antibiotics (from your kitchen)

You may use an astringent to clean your face. But have you ever heard of astringent foods? Long before scientists came up with antibiotics, people were using foods and herbs to fight off germs and sickness. These natural cures and preventatives are even better than the drugs you get at the drug store because your body won’t build up a ... Read More »

Eat This Superfruit to Sleep like a Baby

Who doesn't love a cute little kiwi? It’s brilliant green color and sweet citrus flavor make it a favorite. Besides knowing it’s delicious, did you realize that eating kiwi is also a great way to help you sleep at night? A study published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition explains that researchers asked people to eat 2 ... Read More »

Best and Worst Way to Cook Your Veggies

If you eat a lot of vegetables kudos to you. You're getting tons of good vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and a full spectrum of antioxidants. But did you know you can max out the nutrients from your veggies if you cook them the right way?! Some cooking methods undermine all the reasons you're eating veggies in the first ... Read More »

4 Ways Procrastination Impacts Your Health (and 5 fixes)

Okay, let's be honest here, how many of you procrastinate? We all procrastinate from time to time. It can be for mundane things like sorting your files or crucial things like exercising. Of course, the bigger things need commitment and continuous effort. When you don't get to such tasks, it can make you feel lazy, and emotionally weigh you ... Read More »

A Stroke at the Young age of 35?!

Have you heard stories of young women having strokes? The 36-year old whose stroke started as a headache in spin class? The 26-year-old who had a stroke while having sex? When most people think of a stroke, they picture an old person, but that’s not always the case.  Strokes happen when the blood supply to the brain is blocked or a ... Read More »

Follow Your Intuition

We're all Googling for answers to our questions and problems. Meanwhile, YOU already have ALL the answers within you right now! The real question is...are you willing to listen to your inner voice? Will you take action on that tug in your mind that says reach out and ask for what you want? Tune into this video and I'll share a story about ... Watch Video »

What Your Fingernails and Hair Tell You about Your Health

Focusing on your overall health means paying attention to details big and small: your weight your blood pressure how you feel how you look As for how you look, though you may opt out of fussing with frills, that doesn’t mean that things like your fingernails and hair aren’t important. In fact, they can be a key sign of good (or ... Read More »

12 Sneaky Ways to Eat More Veggies

You've heard it ALL your life... "eat your veggies." Moms around the world have been echoing this phrase like a broken record. But Why? Why does it matter so much if you eat your veggies? For starters, vegetables can cut your cancer risk. They strengthen your bones and help you lose weight. They boost your immune system and can even make you ... Watch Video »