Why Fluids Matter

Did you know that an estimated 75% of U.S. adults are chronically dehydrated?! If that’s true, then most of you reading this post right now are dehydrated. Hydration is so important to our bodily functions that although humans can live a month or more without food, we would only survive several days without water. Benefits […]

My Favorite Winter Remedies

With the colder weather and shorter days, comes more colds and flu. Over the years I’ve tried various remedies to help keep colds at bay, as well as shorten its duration once my body succumbs. I’m sure you’ve experimented with various things as well. Today, I want to share with you my favorite remedies and […]

Finding Joy

What do you do for fun? What brings you joy? What fills your cup? All three of these questions are incredibly important in assessing your health. Of course the biggies like healthy diet and exercise along with stress management and good sleep are essential pillars to optimal health and wellness but we can’t overlook the […]

Chef’s Table

Although many of us may never have the resources to actually dine at one of these world-renowned restaurants it sure is fun to see what these creative, awe-inspiring, artists are creating with food. This month I’m recommending a little food porn for your viewing pleasure. Netflix’s docu-series Chef’s Table highlights some of the most talented […]

Taming Cortisol

Continuing our theme on Stress and Your Health, today I want to dive deeper into the world of adrenal hormones, specifically cortisol. Last week in my post on Adaptogens to Protect Against Stress I discussed how the body responds to stress via a hardwired physiological stress response system starting in our adrenal glands. Your body […]