Want Some Good recipes?

Everyone needs some good recipes. I am sure that you are wondering about a source for some good recipes that you can try or maybe you have a good recipe you would like to share. I am not a cook, but I prepare low glycemic, tasty meals for my family that are quick and easy.  […]

Is Sugar Addiction Really A Problem?

In this episode I am talking about “Is Sugar Addiction Really A Problem?” Like addictive drugs, highly palatable foods rich in sugar, fat and salt trigger feel-good chemicals such as dopamine. Once people experience pleasure associated with increased dopamine transmission in the brain’s reward pathway from eating certain foods, they quickly feel the need to […]

Is Sugar Addiction Real?

For many of us, sugar is addictive. That’s because foods high in sugar trigger the reward centers of your brain. The Lay’s potato chip  advertising company were really onto something when they developed their “betcha can’t eat just one” slogan in the 1950s. Talk about ahead of their time! Eric Stice, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at […]

Do You Believe that Love Can Heal?

Do you believe love can heal? I felt moved to write about how love has shown up in so many ways this weekend. Last Friday we saw the tragedy in Texas and we mourned as a country and prayed for Texas. We sent love to the families. Then Saturday we witnessed the opposite side of […]

Vitality & Longevity: Secrets to A Thriving Life – PART 4 Your Microbiome and Your health

Until recently, scientists focused almost solely on how microbes negatively affect humans. There has since been a realization that some microorganisms are actually beneficial to human health. Let’s first of all define some terms: The microbiota is the collection of microbes that live in and on the human body. The microbiota microorganisms contain about 30-50 […]