Staying Healthy One Step At A Time

Healthy Tips to Incorporate Right Away I get requests daily asking how to begin taking the steps to move towards a healthy lifestyle.  One of my tricks that always keeps me on track and prevents me from falling off is – being prepared.  Planning ahead really is a great step to move you closer to…

Buying Healthy Bread

How to Buy Healthy Bread Not all loaves are created equal. Here’s what you need to know BY Rachel Dowd PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mike Lorrig Kate Hahn loves bread so much that on occasion her boyfriend has kept quiet after buying a loaf just to be sure there would be enough for lunch the next day….

Changes Today to Help Your Tomorrow – Start Now!

In our previous posts we have mentioned many steps to wellness.  We have discussed drinking more purified water as well as many other steps to a healthier lifestyle.  Just in case you have missed our previous posts or you are just now following us we are going to mention them here again.  The sooner you…

Eating For Energy

Eating for Energy A balanced diet with carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, minerals and trace elements will combat fatigue providing you with great energy. Coffee, alcohol, and nicotine rob the body of nutrients and hinder the ability of the body to absorb necessary substances naturally making you more tired.  Be sure to pick your foods intelligently to…

Eating for Energy

Eating for Energy A balanced diet with carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals and trace elements naturally combat chronic fatigue.  Keep in mind the importance to healthy choices and good eating habits. Avoiding coffee, alcohol and nicotine will help you have more energy as they rob the body of important nutrients needed to produce energy.  These substances…

Healthy Snacks for Hot Weather

There are so many processed foods out there filled with unhealthy ingredients.  Rather then snacking on high fat and high sugar foods opt for the healthy options. Healthy Snacking Tips: Cutting up Carrots, Romaine, Red and Green Bell Peppers and Cucumbers make great healthy snacks.  You can take some fresh cilantro and make a lettuce…

Learn Where to find the best choices for you, your family & Budget

Healthy food stores are not on every corner, unfortunately, herding you into the less desirable choices for health and wellness.  Most all of the conventional store choices charge you the same or more and include heavy pesticides and synthetics on their fruit and produce, as well as many undesirable preservatives and chemicals. Your best bet…

Wellness Factor

In determining your food sources be sure to consider the wellness factor of each item you consume.  What I have done is provide a wellness factor rating on my foods on a scale from 1-10 to better determine the types of foods, nutrient levels and antioxidants in my consumption. I use ten as the highest…