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
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?
There are some things that just seem to be a given as we age. Diminished hearing. Velour track suits. Unfiltered speech. Doggy bags at dinner. And arthritis. But as prevalent as arthritis is, it doesn’t have to be the all-encompassing, debilitating ailment that many folks make it out to be. Classic images of arthritis depict… Continue reading Can You Fend Off Arthritis?
Fall is officially here. Or as the drug manufacturers call it, Money Making Season. Hollywood’s brightest stars can only wish they were afforded the same volume of press given to the flu shot. Or the same blind eye offered up to perpetually poor performance. Inexplicably, the box office bomb that is the flu shot continues… Continue reading It’s Cold and Flu Season. Are You Up to Date on Your Shots?
It’s funny how our eating patterns tend to change with the seasons isn’t it? In the colder fall and winter months, we tend to gravitate toward rich, hearty comfort foods that seem to warm our souls as well as our bodies. Things like soups, stews, and plump roasts with starchy tubers and root veggies. In… Continue reading 5 Things I Love About my CSA
When I hear people complaining that it costs so much to eat good food, I like to remind them that they can either invest in wellness now or spend on sickness later. Our food system is screwed up. I get that. What our ancestors grew up on is now labeled “organic” and gotten at a… Continue reading 10 Great Finds at Aldi for Under 5 Bucks
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.