FIBER … you can see this topic EVERYWHERE! Mysterious and seemingly impossible to get enough. But ya can! Thought I’d give you a quick, simple menu example so you can capture this elusive component. BREAKFAST: Chia seed-banana overnight oats = 7 grams SNACK: 1/4 C Hummus with 2 stalks celery and 1/2 bell pepper =…

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IT’S NOT SELFISH…..it’s necessary. We are SO capable…we take care of everyone…and, when we finally have a moment, we feel guilty about spending 20 minutes in a hot bath soaking! What is that about?! There are many ways of taking care of oneself. I thought I’d share something that works from the inside out. Here…

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WE all have them…..those days when something is just “off”, right? Or, you cannot decide which job to take……should you travel more or take that extra class? It can be almost anything at all….. I don’t know about you, but I find that if I can spend a leisurely lunch or coffee with a great…

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Having your hormones checked by a specialist is something we’ve all been reading about lately. Like Pumpkin Bread in October, Hormone Testing is all the rage right now… but, why is it SO important to our health and feeling well? For one thing, you may be struggling to get some decent sleep, right? Well, your…

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Okay, what is the ONE thing I hear every.single.day.? Every one of us (over 25) wants our skin to be clear and healthy! RIGHT? Well, here is what I know … Our skin is our largest organ. And, most of us were soaking up the rays waaayyyyy before sunscreen was a “thing”, right?! The result…

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I’VE HAD A few questions about Thyroid Disease …. Since this is something I have experienced in my family, I thought I share some FAQS and tips here on the blog. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body doesn’t make enough thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones help control growth, cell repair, and metabolism. As a…

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“Sunrise. Sunburn. Sunset. Repeat.” This could be the theme song for my youth. My family would spend three months each Summer at the beach. Our days started early running at the water’s edge and we’d hear my mother calling us in at dinner time. It was amazing. Now, having said that, I must also tell…

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So, during my Annual Physical this year my physician suggested a Bone Density test. Being a HUGE believer in doing as few of these medical things as humanly possible…..I had ditched my last few opportunities (see what I did there? Sound like more fun there, right?) Well, my doctor sealed the deal by walking me…

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Did you know that most people over 50 spend, on average, 17 days a year on some sort of medical or health care appointment??? A 2016 Dartmouth Institute study reports that this is an “average” number of days spent in a health care setting. We all know about those “annual” visits for lab work and…

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CLUES THAT YOUR METABOLISM IS SLUGGISH AND, HOW TO GET IT GOING AGAIN! Exerpted from S Life Magazine SUPPORTING a healthy metabolism starts with eating a balanced, wholesome diet rich in micronutrients that nurture the thyroid and liver, minimizing highly processed foods that disrupt hormones and send blood sugar soaring and crashing, and giving up…

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