Overall Health

Peanut Allergies and Solutions

Peanut allergies are no joke, as anyone who has ever experienced or witnessed an allergic reaction, particularly an anaphylactic reaction, to tree nuts or peanuts can attest. Yet, in the U.S., peanut allergies appear to have quadrupled in the last 13 years. Tree nut allergies have also increased, not just

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Healthy Fats Are Good for You

Healthy fats are good for you, But, for a long time we were advised that eating fat would make us fat and that we should minimize our intake of fat in our diets. In retrospect, this advice may have led to the obesity epidemic because most “low-fat” and “nonfat” foods

  • hormone diets

Do Hormone Diets Work?

Hormone diets have been popular since 2009. The hormone diet was first popularized in a book by Dr. Nathasha Turner, which became a #1 bestseller. According to her website: This diet can balance all of the hormones that influence weight, including insulin and our sex, stress and mood hormones. Certain

  • diabetes risk lowered with plant-based diet

Diabetes Risk Lower for Vegetarians

A lower diabetes risk is associated with vegetarian and vegan diets, according to a recent study. This adds to the existing evidence that plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart disease. Plant-Based Diets Tied To 23% Lower Diabetes Risk According to data from the Centers of Disease

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A Wellness Coach Can Help

A wellness coach is a professional who helps people assess their current physical and emotional state, and helps them set goals for what they want to achieve in their overall wellness and health by working with them on plans of action to reach these goals. What Does a Wellness Coach

  • a balanced diet and meal planning

A Balanced Diet Requires Meal Planning

A balanced diet is difficult to achieve in this fast-food environment. Healthy eating requires planning. A meal plan is a great idea. But, where do you start? Here are a few keys to creating the most workable plan for a balanced diet.   Don’t just focus on eating fewer calories.

  • a healthy lifestyle

A Healthy Lifestyle is Not About Skinny

A healthy lifestyle is not about being skinny. It is about eating real foods in reasonable quantities. A Healthy Lifestyle Does Not Focus Solely on Weight The focus of living a healthy lifestyle should not be a number on the scale. Instead, a healthy lifestyle encompasses putting healthy foods in

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CBD Oil: Miracle Cure or Hype?

CBD oil is the latest trend. If you believe the advertising, it cures all that ails us. But does it live up to the hype? Or are the claims too good to be true? This recent article from Bloomberg separates fact from fiction. Conclusion: While CBD is generally believed to

This Wellness Coach Loves Coffee

I’m a Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach and I love my coffee. For a long time, we were told that coffee was bad for us and should be avoided. But who can resist the smell of coffee brewing in their kitchen? The good news is that not only have coffee’s