Really General Mills! Are You Trying to Poison Us?

Ingredients in our processed food supply is something I’ve been aware of over the years.  Thanks to Vani or better known as Food Babe I’m learning even more.  For years I’ve known that food companies put toxic ingredients in our food, and I have stayed away from them.  But what was shocking for me is […]

Are You Overwhelmed With Diets?

Last week I briefly mentioned the “low fat” issue regarding our food and how we have been sold “a bill of goods” in that arena.  That “bill of goods” is that fat is causing us to be “fat.”  Well finally that belief is being debunked as it’s not fat that’s causing us to get “fat” […]

Have You Stopped Eating White Rice?

Have you stopped eating white rice because of your concern for refined carbs as those carbs turn to sugar?  Well, there may be an answer to make eating white rice not so “unhealthy.” Why is white rice so unhealthy? One of the reasons is because the germ and bran of the rice grain has been […]

Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress and Damage to Your Body!

What is Free Radical Oxidative Stress and how is it affecting your body? Oxidation happens in our body when we take the oxygen we breath and pass that oxygen to our cells to produce energy.  Free radicals are also produced from this process.  Free radicals are normal and necessary to some degree as they can […]

The Importance of Bananas and a Fun Recipe!

I LOVE bananas but they must be at a certain ripeness or else I don’t like them.  For me they must be just turning yellow.  They can even have a slight green on the skin.  That’s the perfect banana for me.  Once they really start to ripen, I don’t like them.  I think because they […]

What is Causing Your Fatigue?

I don’t know about you but more and more people I speak to tell me they are so fatigued.  It makes you stop and pause to wonder why there is so many people dealing with being so tired all the time. I Had Seasons of Fatigue There was a season of my life that I […]

Stress/Anxiety/Depression and the Relationship to Food!

Has stress, anxiety or depression been part of your life for so long that it almost has become your friend?  It’s with you throughout the day but it’s somewhat unnoticed. Then at night when you are asleep and all is quiet, it seems to pop its ugly head.  You’ve tried therapy, supplements and even Essential […]

New Study on Safety of Aspartame!

A few weeks ago, I did a Blog post Is Aspartame Safe For You?  If you haven’t read that Post, here is the link for easy access  Blog – Is Aspartame Safe For You?.  Today I want to continue this discussion on the safety of Aspartame from a study done by the International Agency for […]

Is Aspartame Safe for You?

I know I’ve spoken on Aspartame before but felt it was worth writing about it again.  It grieves me to see people taking in this chemical as the long-term side effects can be detrimental to one’s health.  This image created by Raw For Beauty lays it out nicely Getting Back to Basics! I believe it’s […]

25 Different Sugars and Their Effects On Your Body!

I’m not sure if this is the perfect teaching to send the day after Mother’s Day as many times, we indulge that day in sweets.  But regardless of having a day or a few days of having sugar in your diet, I think this video by Dr. Livingood is VERY informative regarding the different types […]