Sweet Freedom: How to Start a Low-Sugar Diet

As a morbidly obese woman, I recall the many times a well-meaning healthcare practitioner permitted me to indulge in sugar with the dietary advice of “everything in moderation.” Not once was I told to consider a no- or low-sugar diet. The key strategy I discovered through my weight-loss journey is the importance of adopting a … Read more

Healthy Habits for Today’s Seniors

Healthy habits for today’s seniors begin with a positive attitude toward diet and exercise. Just because we are over fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, or more doesn’t mean we sit in a rocking chair and wait for life to end. There’s too much of life to explore! We seize each moment with sound nutrition and an … Read more

Intermittent Fasting Helps You Lose Belly Fat

Scientific studies prove that intermittent fasting (IF) is beneficial for the body and mind. I’ve been practicing it for years. IF occurs when you eat within a specific window of time. I prefer a nine to ten-hour window. I eat dinner between 6 and 7 pm and fast until the next morning around 10 am.   … Read more

Healthy Eating for Your Body, Soul, and Spirit

Healthy Eating for Your Body, Soul, and Spirit

If you asked most people, they would say they know a lot about healthy eating and living. However, teachers and medical personnel have not taught us what healthy eating really means, because most of them don’t know either. If you’ve been told you need to eat healthier, your first thought may have been “kill me … Read more

5 Strategies for Food Addiction When You’re Losing Control

5 Strategies for Food Addiction When You're Losing Control

Are you on the edge of losing control in your battle over food addiction? Food addiction is one of the hardest things to overcome . . .  I mean, we must eat. So how can you defeat food addiction when you’re losing control? Take a deep breath. Pull up a chair. Grab a cup of … Read more