It's Earth Day this Sunday! On Earth Day, National Parks are free to enter, and the day serves as a yearly reminder to get outside and enjoy all that Mother Nature has to offer. I recommend taking this weekend to focus on connecting with others around you and the moment you're in, and the best… Continue reading Earth Day + Health Benefits of Getting Outside in Nature!
Happy Friday my friends! Stress...It can be a good thing...but when it becomes a daily thing it can become dangerous to your health. Chronic stress can lead to numerous health problems including stress on your heart and blood vessels, anxiety, and even weight gain (and making it harder to lose weight). Sometimes stress is just… Continue reading Got Stress? 7 Healthy Ways to Prevent and Manage your Stress
Happy Heart Health Month my Friends! "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways" Let us count the ways to improve our loved ones' heart health (including our own): lower blood pressure, modulate irregular heart beats, avoid plaque build-up in our arteries, & improve blood flow to the heart. We can love our… Continue reading Top 10 Foods for a Healthy Heart
Are you prepared for cold and flu season? This is the time of year when everyone is walking around sniffling, sneezing & coughing. I'm sure one of you has either been sick or has been around someone that has been sick. There are healthy habits you can do each day to help prevent you from… Continue reading 10 Healthy Tips for Cold & Flu Season
Happy Friday my friends! It's been a busy week and I had no time for my weekly blog post last Friday. Sometimes I need some help thinking of what to blog about and what you guys would be interested in reading. My best friend and I were texting each other the other day and she… Continue reading Natural Sun Protection – Preventable Health #4
Happy Friday my friends! Preventative Health series is back this week and I want to talk about being active more throughout your day. I want to clarify between being active and exercising first. Being active means not sitting on your butt all day and exercising is doing HIIT, aerobics, spinning, power yoga, workout dvd's etc.… Continue reading Add More Activity To Your Day – Preventable Health Series #3
Happy Friday!! This week in my 52 Healthy Habits group I shared why it's important to "Choose Organic" foods over conventional foods and the following question was asked: "Here's my question, with so many marketing ploys out there what distinguishes true organic from marketing gimmicks?" This is a great question and a lengthy answer to really… Continue reading Organic Vs Conventional and How to Read Organic Labels – Preventable Health Series #2
Happy Friday my friends! I was watching the Today Show the other morning and they made a statement that I have always believed and promoted. They said that the biggest expenses in life are from chronic diseases and these chronic diseases are preventable. "84% of overall healthcare spending is spent on PREVENTABLE chronic diseases" This… Continue reading Bridge the Nutritional Gap in Your Diet – Preventable Health Series #1