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October brings Ghost, Goblins, and the Flu

October brings Ghosts, Goblins, And The Cold & Flu Season! Weather changes, leaves change and our immune systems must kick into gear to defend us from the winter colds, flu , and ear infections.  Your best defense is good offense and…

What is Glycemic Index?

The holiday season is upon us again and as humans we struggle between the joy and comfort of eating our favorite holiday foods and maintaining that healthy diet we started this year, and to which our best intentions are- to maintaining. These…

Is Your Brain Working?

Remember: Your brain cells are dying in the time it takes you to read this blog! November is National Alzheimer's Awareness month. Dementia is the 7th leading cause of death in the US. One in three people over the age of 65 will suffer from…

5 Health Screening Tests You Need!

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of treatment” This famous saying has been used to justify taking care of everything in life from your automobile to your health. Because of the changes in health care over the past 20 years, and the…
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September is National Yoga Month

This centuries old practice provides a multitude of possible approaches to yoga. But before you you start a class you need to spend a few minutes on the following  important elements: Deciding what your goals are for beginning yoga is a great…
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September is National Honey Month

  National Honey Month is a celebratory and promotional event held annually during the month of September. Its purpose is to promote US beekeeping, the beekeeping industry and honey as a natural and beneficial sweetener. Honey has been…
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A First Aid Guide For Summer

Summer is in full swing and without a doubt there will be sunburns, bee stings, and poison oak. Many  summer time, back yard injuries do not require medical attention but are painful and limiting. Reaching into your homeopathic kit and pulling…
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Summer Rice Salad

Whether you are using your left over rice or starting from scratch, this simple rice salad is great the day of preparation or as a left over for later in the week. Salad Mixture 3 Cups cooked rice (a combination of brown and wild rice is…
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5 Daily Supplements Men Should Take

Here is a news flash: Men Hate to take Vitamins! Well, maybe not.. While trying to minimize the handful of vitamins we take every day should be our goal, it is important to remember that as busy as our lives are, we generally do not eat as…
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Top 5 Health Risks For Men

The importance of taking your health into your own hands at an early age cannot be understated. Though the risk factor vary for men and women, the need to begin health preventive strategies early is equally as important to our long term quality…