Category: physical wellness

Nutrition 101: A Beginner's Guide to the Anti-Aging Okinawa Diet

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Middle-Age Wisdom: 9 Longevity Secrets from the Blue Zones

The life expectancy in the USA is 78.2 years of age. However, there are individuals all over the world that live to be 100+ years. What do they do differently than the rest of us? What are their secrets? The people from Blue Zone,…

11 Vegan Depression-Busting Tryptophan Foods Better Than Turkey! –

All week, I’ve been talking about boosting melatonin levels in your body. One of the best ways of doing that is eating foods rich in melatonin and tryptophan, a precursor to serotonin and melatonin. Many animal foods, such as eggs, salmon and poultry, are…

The Insomnia Fix: Circadian Rhythm ~ Winding Your Internal Clock

Did you know… 50-70 million American adults have a sleep disorder. 4.7% reported falling asleep while driving at least one time in the past 30 days. Insomnia is the most common specific sleep disorder. Short bouts are reported by about 30% of adults and…

Brain Talks: Fighting to remember ~ Melatonin & Alzheimer’s Disease (Part 1)

Did you know… One person in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) every 65 seconds. Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth leading cause of death. 5.8 million Americans are living with AD, with this number expected to reach 14 million by the year 2050. Deaths…

The Wellness Mindset: 3 Areas of Wellness to Focus on this Holiday Season

The holidays are meant to be a time of rest, relaxation, hibernation, gratitude, and togetherness. Unfortunately, modern society and commercialism have changed the meaning of our traditions. We no longer slow down to reflect and celebrate with the ones with love. Instead, we work…

4 Common Changes to Expect During Perimenopause

As we approach middle-age, we are bound to face many changes, from failing eyesight and joint pain to major health problems. Everyone is different and will have different changes. However, there is one aspect of aging that all women must face at some point,…

Brain Talks: 20 Foods to Boost Memory and Heal the Brain

While research into Alzheimer’s disease has failed to turn up any useful or working “cures”, we do know that the disease begins to develop a full 20 years before symptoms occur. As we approach middle-age, many things begin to slow down, as aches and…

Nutrition 101: The Upside Down Pyramid

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Middle-Age Wisdom: Health Secrets from World’s Oldest Female Body Builder

Ernestine emphasizes the 3 “D’s”. She says if you’re “Determined, Dedicated and Disciplined” you cannot fail.

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