Intentional Living – How to Be Fully Present with Life

Intentional Living – How to Be Fully Present with Life is the latest episode of the Dr Karen Health Show.On this podcast episode,  I share my personal commitment to being more fully present in the moment – in my relationships, down time, walking and eating. It’s a great practice ! Are you fully present with […]

Are You An Emotional Eater?

I personally feel that much of our eating is “emotional eating”.  What do I mean by this statement?  Emotional eating is another way to look at cravings.  When you are not responding to natural hunger, you have to be responding to something other than true hunger. Eating is one of the pleasures in life.  Many […]

The BIG 5 Stress Foods

There are several foods that could be labeled “stress foods”. I have chosen what I call the “Big-5”.   Refined sugar These irritate muscles and overwhelm the adrenal glands and pancreas. Most people are aware of the initial “sugar high” from refined sugars that is quickly followed by fatigue and low energy. This leads to an impulse […]