Though the commercial said “It’s OK in moderation,” most Americans do NOT ingest a moderate amount of high fructose corn syrup. This sweetener is used in so many refined products, it’s actually difficult to find processed foods that don’t contain… [read]
I don’t live a perfect organic lifestyle. I don’t always eat exactly what I should. I miss workouts. Sometimes I drink alcohol, though I don’t believe even one glass of red wine is good for me. But I am careful… [read]
I am a recovering alcoholic (been sober for 3 years and 5 months now). Lately I am craving alcohol, a lot. I wonder if I might be deficient in a nutrient or if this is an emotional issue,… [read]
Working out without a heart rate monitor is like driving a car without a speedometer. It’s driving blind. The best athletes in the world carefully monitor their heart rates during cardiovascular workouts, and so should you. One of the biggest… [read]
Yoga, in its entirety, is a complete way of life. This 5,000 to 10,000-year-old discipline is a collection of teachings handed down through the ages, a means to connect mind, body, and spirit through proper breathing, meditation, and mindful, focused… [read]
Our bodies need fat. Stored fat insulates body organs against shock, helps maintain body temperature, and serves as energy stores. More than 60 percent of our brain is made of fat.
Fats that come from our diet are necessary for… [read]
Shaving, for some, is a source of pain and discomfort. Some choose to deal with this by “scraping their face” as seldom as possible, while others have no choice but to shave every day for their jobs. Some use an… [read]