A Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting

guide to Intermittent Fasting

Have you ever seen a guide to intermittent fasting and are convinced it is not for you? Yet, have you struggled with how to lose a few pounds (or more) and been discouraged by low-sugar, low-carb, gluten-free diets? People living in western cultures know the struggle. So many tasty morsels of food call our names, … Read more

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

healthy lifestyle

It is God’s intent that we prosper and be healthy as our souls prosper (3 John 2). I believe that a healthy lifestyle is a choice. Of course, because we live in a broken world, we are subject to that world because of sin and free will, but wisdom and the Holy Spirit (as He … Read more

How to Shed Your Pandemic Pounds – 5 Weight Loss Tips

How to Shed Your Pandemic Pounds - Weight Loss Tips

Did you gain weight during the pandemic? Most of us did. A new study published in the JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) Network Open showed that most Americans gained almost two pounds per month during the pandemic. After twelve months that may have resulted in a 20+ pound weight gain. Before the pandemic, 40 … Read more

6 Tips to Fight Your Sweet Tooth by Kristen Hogrefe Parnell

How sweet life would be if Reese’s peanut butter cups offered nutritional value. Currently staring me down is a half-full bag of Reese’s “Thins,” a delightful but deceptive treat that makes you subconsciously think they’re good for you. They’re not. Clearly, I’m no health expert, nutritionist, or disciplined foodie. Rather, I’m the girl next door … Read more

How to Establish Healthy Habits

Establishing healthy habits begins in the mind. If we understand what we have done to create an unhealthy mindset, we can rewire our brain with a positive attitude. This goes for thoughts about our self, food, and healthy habits. The beliefs you store in your mind influence your decisions. What do you believe about yourself? … Read more