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Disease-fighting power of this humble vegetable…

blood pressure, diabetesAlthough fall means the days will get cooler and shorter, those harvest vegetables are now in season – and they have so many health benefits to offer.

One vegetable, in particular, packs a punch when it comes to providing you with your daily intake of vitamins and keeping you healthy right through the winter. This superstar food is … Read More

Are you making this blood sugar control mistake?

diabetes, foodFour years ago my doctor told me I was borderline diabetic and could be looking at long-term daily medication for type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. It couldn’t be true, could it?

I thought I had my health in control, for the most part – working out with cardio and weights in my condo gym on a regular … Read More

These common food combinations could be making you sick

digestion, proteinIt is very common to eat several different food groups together when we eat our meals.

Most of us are trying to make an effort to balance our diet by including protein, fruits and vegetables, and grains and other good starches. However, striking the right balance can be tricky.

There are certain foods that digest very differently and … Read More

4 easy at-home remedies for dry skin and thinning hair

NATURAL, TIPSIt’s not hard to find beauty tips that involve buying a lot of products, spending a ton of time in front of the mirror, and putting in a lot of effort for a negligible result.

But what about the tips that tell you how to get a look that’s both natural and attractive – and easy? Here are … Read More

Why too much sun is bad for seniors this summer

protection, sunburnSummer for many people means great friends, barbecues and plenty of time in the fresh air. However, at one point or another, each and every one of us has felt the sting of the common sunburn.

Sunburns are annoying, but they can also lead to more serious consequences, as you may well be aware. And seniors, especially, can … Read More

Why organic food really is better (and not as expensive as you think)

organic, dietSome great news for the organic food shopper on a budget! (And those of us who’d like to buy organic, but are turned off by the price.)

Recently, big box retail giant Walmart lowered the price of organic food nationwide with its new in-house line of organic products, such as the kitchen cupboard staples, olive oil and black … Read More

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