Back-to-School – Exercise and Children


Exercise and Children The benefits of exercise for children and adults alike are enormous and contribute greatly to good health, sleep, mental and emotional outlook, and attitude.  Exercise is especially beneficial for children as they start a new school year, and are in class many hours a day.  Young bodies need to move more than [...]

Back-To-School Foods for helping your child have a healthy brain!


Nurturing the Brain with Food We all want our children to be healthy, intelligent, quick learner, and have good concentration in school.  Did you know that there are certain foods that increase brain health, memory, focus and concentration?  Yup!  It’s true.  I have given talks on this very subject.  But when it comes to our [...]

Turkey (Any Meat) Bone Broth Benefits and Recipe


Turkey (Any Meat) Bone Broth Benefits and Recipe Bone Broth is really just a fancy name for what has been made for thousands of years, meat stock or broth.  Our ancestors used every part of the animal, and  learned that the slow simmering of the non-edible parts, such as the bones, marrow, skin, feet, tendons [...]

Raising Testosterone Naturally



Raising Testosterone Naturally Both men and women need testosterone, but we mainly hear about testosterone as it relates to men.  Testosterone is crucial for male health, and it plays important roles other than sexual health, which is what most people think of, when they hear the word testosterone.  Testosterone is indeed the sex hormone that [...]

Sugar Cravings and Sex Hormones


Sugar Cravings and Sex Hormones Okay, I know…we have been talking about sugar cravings and hormones these past few weeks.  Thyroid and adrenals produce hormones in our body, and if there is a dysfunction with either of those, we could have sugar cravings, and, therefore, difficulty losing weight. An imbalance in one, can affect another, [...]

Sugar Cravings and the Adrenal


Sugar Cravings and the Adrenal Along with other jobs, the adrenals regulate blood sugar.  So if the adrenals are out of balance, sugar cravings explode causing weight gain. Adrenal fatigue is a term used by health professionals meaning that symptoms of fatigue and weight gain (see below) are caused by emotional, mental and physical stress.  The [...]

Sugar Cravings and the Thyroid


Sugar Cravings and the Thyroid There is much to say about the thyroid, but for the purposes of today’s article, I will touch only on thyroid and it’s effect on sugar cravings. There are several types of thyroid disorders, but all fall into basically one of two categories, hypothyroidism, and hyperthyroidism. First, here is a [...]

Hormone Imbalances- How They Affect Sugar Cravings


Hormone Imbalances- How They Affect Sugar Cravings More people have hormone imbalances than are diagnosed.   Americans are walking around tired, overweight, fatigued,  depressed, and have infertility, insomnia, low libido, mood swings, irritability, extreme PMS,  skin issues, acne, thinning hair and digestive issues, just to name a few.  Most go untreated for hormone issues, because [...]