What Does Your Nutrition Intake Look Like?

What Does Your Nutrition Intake Look Like?What are you doing for nutrition? Did you know your body needs 7-14 servings of fruit and vegetables a day to properly function? Mind you, I said properly function, not just function.  There is a difference.  You may ask if I know how hard it is to eat that amount of servings all in one day? Why yes, I do.  You might also ask if I get that amount of servings a day?  Yes, I do, plus more. Read More »

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Life Expectancy Declines in the USA

Life Expectancy Declines in the USAI was watching the news a few weeks ago, and watched a brief news story about how the life expectancy in the USA has declined for the first time since 1993. I was not surprised. What I was surprised about was how little attention the story was given. The media gave this story about 15 minutes of air time.  I find this disturbing. People are more interested in hearing what our President-Elect has tweeted all week than anything regarding their health. Read More »

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Why Is Your Health on the Back Burner?

Personal Trainer for FitnessToday, let’s talk about your needs versus your wants.

Most people, when faced with financial issues, problems, challenges, will start cutting anything that is healthy out of their budget.  Why is that?  Your health is a need!  For the life of me, I cannot figure out why maintaining health and physical fitness is the first to go. I know Read More »

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Take the Time to Smell the Roses

Take the Time to Smell the Roses

We should start each day with a little piece of mind. One simple way is to establish emotional wellness, every day.

A mindful walk is an excellent way to clear your mind of clutter and restore your sense of focus. It’s also a great excuse to get out into nature and off the couch. Several studies have shown taking a break to look at or be in nature can have a rejuvenating effect on the brain, helping to free up your mind when you feel stuck, and boosting levels of attention. Read More »

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What is Your Health Worth to You?

Vegetables Fruits Juice PlusI am here to talk about your health. Many of us take vitamins or supplements in hopes to give us “better health.” If you are taking vitamins or supplements (not always the same thing), make sure you are taking something that is from a reputable company. Make sure you go with a brand that carries the seal of USP or NSF, two nonprofit organizations that certify vitamins are contaminant free and made according to good manufacturing practices. If products don’t carry the seal, this does not necessarily mean they are inferior. They may simply be untested, so if they are made by a reputable company, they are most likely safe and well made. Read More »

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