The tragic news: Over 600,000 people die each year due to illnesses caused by what we eat. The great news: foods we consume can treat and even reverse these diseases- no medicine or crazy side effects needed. Dr. Greger's book, How Not to Die, breaks down today's top leading killers, as well as the foods … Continue reading How to Eat for Optimal Health
constipation bloating energy crash weight- gain diarrhea high cholesterol food sensitivities skin issues depression high blood pressure any of these sound like you? You are NOT getting enough fiber!!!!!!! As a nation, we are malnourished Focused more on our macronutrients (carbs, proteins, fats) and not enough on our micronutrients (vitamins, essential minerals) Ranked 43rd in life … Continue reading Foods You Should Give a Crap About
"Would you like to know how to lose weight without having to give up anything?" Strategy 1- Eat more vegetables! Strategy 2- Eat in 3 Courses! Dieting relies on calorie restriction and portion control which rarely works. In a world where food has become available at our finger-tips; cheap and quick- many of us find … Continue reading 2 Strategies to Conquer Weight Loss
Holistic Health is not what you think it is.
"If you want to eat as many calories as possible into your mouth for the least amount of money, healthier foods lose out. If you want to eat the most nutrition as cheaply as possible, look no further than the produce aisle."- Dr. Greger, How Not to Die Let me just preface with this, … Continue reading My Plant-Based Food Diary
The medjooled date is jam packed with B vitamins, copper, potassium and magnesium which aids in energy, healthy metabolism, improved collagen and cholesterol. I have started to add these into my daily food journal as a perfect sugar swap in most recipes and a bite-sized snack right before bed. These native Moroccan … Continue reading The Magic Date
"Brave means living from the inside out. Brave means, in every uncertain moment, turning inward, feeling for the Knowing, and speaking it out loud."- Glennon Doyle, UntamedAs I read this in Glennon Doyle's book, Untamed, it was one of the first times I actually caught myself gasping while reading. I have actually stood in front … Continue reading Don’t Confuse Bravery with Fearlessness
The time to reflect, restart, and renew comes once a month- Here are simple ways to take advantage of this lunar phase.
It has been five weeks since the 'stay-at-home' order has been put into place. Like many of you, our house jumped into action. A virtual school routine began, a designated learning area was put into place, and a structure for me to be able to work from home was managed. Until recently the adrenaline was … Continue reading 10 Habits to Start Today
As fear turns into anxiety, use these strategies to keep your head above water.