Prebiotics vs Probiotics. Which Is Which?

Prebiotics and Probiotics. Do you know the difference?      Probiotics are microscopic sized organisms, usually bacteria or yeast, that can live in your body to help with digestion.  When foods start to ferment and break down, they develop these bacteria so eating properly fermented food is a good way to introduce good bacteria –…

The 5 Forces That Can Help You Live A Super Life

According to Darin Olien’s book, Superlife, there are 5 health topics you might still need more information about. They are the 5 factors that will determine if you will achieve and maintain good health and stay fit and well.     1. Nutrition – in order to get all the nutrition, we should eat a…

Links I Love

Links I Love Relationships: What is your social media personality? Behaviors that keep people single How to make a good impression in every situation Inspiration: Improve your life in 5 minutes How to find your passion Your dysfunctional family can help you succeed Nutrition: 10 food-related things you should do today Throwing food away can…

Five Foods To Protect Your Eyes

We’ve all heard that eating carrots will give you stronger eyesight. When I was in college, I had a friend who like me, wore glasses all the time. When I noticed she wasn’t wearing them anymore, I assumed she had started using contacts. She said she hadn’t, but that she ate lots of carrots everyday…

Pantry Purge

If I have it, at some point, I’ll eat it. If I don’t have it, I’ll crave it, I’ll wish I had it, but eventually the craving will pass. If you’re like me, and you want to skip some of the things you used to eat that haven’t done well for you, then maybe you need…

5 Reasons To Go Raw

5 reasons to include raw foods in your diet: Raw foods contains all their water which helps keep us hydrated Raw foods retain their alkalinity – cooking can make some foods acidic and high acid levels in our bodies promote disease-conducive conditions The natural state of most fruits and vegetables is such that we can…

Once Is Not Enough, Part 3

I started a life-plan series some time ago so I recommend you read Part 1 and Part 2 for some background before continuing. As an overview: Part 1 addresses the need for consistency Part 2 deals with moving from dreams to goals Part 3, today, discusses the need for proper nutrition Part 4, will provide a meal plan that you can…

The Body Book

In October, I read Cameron Diaz’ The Body Book and now as I am starting the Soup Detox, I am skimming through it again. Except that I realized last time, I didn’t write a review. So I’ll share some of the highlights that resonated with me and why I liked the book. The book is…

Embracing the G-BOMBS

Yesterday I shared the G-BOMBS that I read about in Joel Fuhrman’s book, The End Of Dieting, that I’ve been thumbing through for the past few days. It’s a great book, and it reiterates some things I’ve heard and read about but it also says some things that are not popular with us, like the…