5 Things I Love About my CSA

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

To Brace or Not to Brace? That is the Question.

They say that nothing is sure in life except for death and taxes. Well, you might as well throw low back pain in there as well. It is estimated that roughly 80% of the population will suffer with a bad bout of lower back pain at some point. Unfortunately, there are plenty of instances where… Continue reading To Brace or Not to Brace? That is the Question.

10 Great Finds at Aldi for Under 5 Bucks

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

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?

Leveraging Your Genes. How Your Lifestyle Choices Influence Your Health.

I can’t tell you how many people I’ve consulted with who believe that they are destined to live out the health short-comings of their parents. They enter our relationship with a defeatist attitude right from the start. But who can blame them, really? If you buy into what you’re being sold through conventional wisdom and… Continue reading Leveraging Your Genes. How Your Lifestyle Choices Influence Your Health.

Don’t Blame the Bug. Why getting sick is mostly your fault.

It’s interesting to hear people lament the hazards of cold and flu season.  To resign themselves to the fact that falling ill is inevitable.  That all those bugs are just out to get them. I recently read a linked article on Facebook written by a mom who was incredulous that someone’s sick kids were sent… Continue reading Don’t Blame the Bug. Why getting sick is mostly your fault.

How to Avoid Injury While Raking Leaves

Chilly weather is setting in and the leaves are falling.  But that doesn’t mean that you have to go down with them.  I see so many people coming in this time of year with achy backs and tight muscles from a weekend spent raking up the yard.  And while I love the business, I’d rather… Continue reading How to Avoid Injury While Raking Leaves