Success with Food Starts in the Kitchen

There are many factors that influence a healthy life. Exercise, a positive mental attitude, sunshine and fresh air, adequate sleep. But food is without a doubt the most universal. It can be argued that you don’t need to exercise. And even people with horrible attitudes can live long lives. But you have to eat to… Continue reading Success with Food Starts in the Kitchen

Are You a Doomsday Prepper?

It wasn’t that long ago that doomsday preppers were considered part of the lunatic fringe. Extremists whose minds only operate in the context of a perpetual worst case scenario. And then SARS-CoV2 happened. If you’re not familiar with the concept of doomsday prepping, it is essentially preparing yourself and your family for any disaster or… Continue reading Are You a Doomsday Prepper?

3 Things That Might Be Wrecking Your Health and How to Fix Them

A life of health and wellness is built on a foundation of good exercise habits and proper nutrition. But even when diet and exercise are locked in, there are other factors that might be adversely affecting your health. Here are 3 common problems that tend to creep up, and some simple solutions for each. Problem… Continue reading 3 Things That Might Be Wrecking Your Health and How to Fix Them

When is Dessert Not Dessert? When It’s Breakfast.

Who doesn’t love a great dessert once in a while? A good serving of sweetened carbs topped with a sugary sauce. Some glazed fruit tucked into pastry dough. Or maybe you prefer a thick, tall shake. You eat well most of the time, so allowing yourself the occasional indulgence shouldn’t be a problem, right? Right.… Continue reading When is Dessert Not Dessert? When It’s Breakfast.

Is Intermittent Fasting for You? It Depends on Your Approach.

If you’ve even casually explored the world of weight loss or fitness lately, you’ve probably come across the concept of intermittent fasting at some point. While intermittent fasting (IF) has gained a lot of popularity recently, there are some important things you should consider if you’re thinking about giving it a go. What is Intermittent… Continue reading Is Intermittent Fasting for You? It Depends on Your Approach.

The Cheat Meal. Who are You Really Cheating?

Nutrition is a touchy subject. At its root, it’s really pretty black and white. Your body thrives on an ample supply of ideal nutrients and functions less than optimally on substandard ingredients. So logic would tell you that refining your health should simply be a matter of taking in the good stuff and steering clear… Continue reading The Cheat Meal. Who are You Really Cheating?

Keep Churning! How Getting Healthy is Like Making Almond Butter.

I like nut butters. And I also enjoy making them. My gut doesn’t handle peanuts well (technically peanuts are legumes, anyway), but give me any other nut and I’ll try my hand at grinding it into butter. When I first decided to start making my own nut butters, I did some research online and came… Continue reading Keep Churning! How Getting Healthy is Like Making Almond Butter.