Anti-Aging – The Hormone Influence

Staying healthy, active and energetic as you age is possible. While many adults accept changes in body composition, energy, sexual function and mobility as natural parts of aging, there are many factors within our control that help protect against the visible signs of aging. There are countless ways to support a healthy, vibrant aging process including a diet rich in whole foods, limiting processed foods, reducing exposure to environmental toxins, staying active, getting enough sleep … [ Read More ]

The Detox Factor

Would you agree that bathing, washing your hair and brushing your teeth routinely are all part of maintaining a healthy body? All of these things are of vital importance and help give the body that external glow each day.  Yet, very few people are actually taking care of their body in its entirety.  There are many people who may not know what a ‘detox’ is, along with some who do know, and just don’t understand … [ Read More ]

Eat Healthy to Keep Your Memories

Do you find yourself forgetting a lot of things?  Wish there was some way to help improve your memory?  Well look no farther than what you’re putting in your mouth!  Studies have shown that a heart-healthy diet is crucial to the health of your memory, and have pinpointed specific foods to help you in this endeavor. These foods contain chemical compounds called flavanoids.  Flavanoids are what gives fruits and leafy vegetables their color, and there … [ Read More ]

Probiotics

Probiotics are live microbial organisms that are naturally present in the digestive tract and contribute to the health and balance of the intestinal tract. Probiotics are considered beneficial and are sometimes referred to as “friendly” bacteria, which when ingested act to maintain a healthy intestinal tract. Some of the ways they are thought to promote health include suppressing the growth of potentially unwanted bacteria, improving immune function and enhancing the protective barrier of the digestive … [ Read More ]

Skin Nutrition: Beauty from within

I can still hear an old saying that my father used to tell me as a kid; “Eat your green veggies, they’ll make you pretty.” I believed him, just like every little kid believes what their father says. But I never realized any reason behind it until I got older and understood nutrition. Like most women, I take very good care of my skin. I eat healthy, drink plenty of water, avoid smoking and follow through … [ Read More ]