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The best herbs for pain relief and pain management during labor

The best herbs for pain relief and pain management during labor

This week I’d like to continue with the awesome pain series that was started on our last post here. Let’s talk about some of the best herbs for pain relief for chronic conditions and how we can manage pain during labor. We are fortunate to […]

How our diet can relieve pain: the link between nutrition and pain

How our diet can relieve pain: the link between nutrition and pain

  Understanding the connection between nutrition and pain and how the food we eat affects us   In one way or another, the food we put into our bodies has an effect on our system. Maybe you feel wired after having sugar or you have […]

The skinny on Fats and Carbs : that high fat low carb life

The skinny on Fats and Carbs : that high fat low carb life

. This month I decided to give keto a full-hearted effort. Why? I have been reading more and more about its potential benefits. Also, I know many people have amazing health results, form weight loss to improvements in their type II diabetes. So, I had […]

Health effects of the obesity epidemic: working with weight loss and health

Health effects of the obesity epidemic: working with weight loss and health

How did we get here?   I think most of us have some sense that there is a link between weight loss and health. I see so many people struggling to lose weight every day. Depending on personalities, some people are super driven. Once they […]

Let’s talk about carbs, glycemic index and finally understand health implications of sugar levels

Let’s talk about carbs, glycemic index and finally understand health implications of sugar levels

When being sweet is not a good thing: understand health implications of sugar levels in our body     It’s no secret: we live in a carbohydrate heavy society. Since a young age, we learn that carbs are our friends and healthy. In 1977, the US […]

Easy tips for happy and healthy travel on your next vacation

Easy tips for happy and healthy travel on your next vacation

Stay healthy while away   Last week I had the opportunity to take a little time off and get away for a few days. We went to LA and stayed at a lovely Airbnb in Venice beach, California. Summer often has us traveling and enjoying […]

Keto diet: health panacea or possible trouble maker?

Keto diet: health panacea or possible trouble maker?

The keto diet and health: what is the evidence ?   These days, it seems to me, everywhere you turn there is a new diet fad going around. Lately, I’ve been hearing more and more about the ketogenic, or keto diet being the new panacea […]

With so many options, what are my favorite superfoods and why?

With so many options, what are my favorite superfoods and why?

Everyone is talking about their favorite superfoods   Superfoods. They seem to be in everyone’s vocabulary. For the last few years, it seems a new superfood comes along every few months.  Lately, I feel almost all fruits, vegetables and spices are a superfoods 😂! While […]

What vitamins should I take? Looking at essential supplements

What vitamins should I take? Looking at essential supplements

What do I really need to take?   I am frequently asked about supplements: What vitamins should I take? What about other supplements? So, I thought it would be great to talk about supplements in this week’s post. What are the essential supplements we should […]

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

The pendulum swings back and forth in terms of potential health benefits with coffee drinking. Join us this week as we discuss the data behind coffee.