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

Meal-Worthy Soups from the Pantry

Are you looking for new recipes to use with pantry-staple foods? If yes, enjoy these simple, easy-to-cook bean soup recipes. I know my pantry is stocked with dried goods due to the Coronavirus crisis. Dried beans are a nutritious staple that has a long shelf life and are high in protein. I have a whole … Read more

Fight Stress Eating with Easy Healthy Snacks

The coronavirus scare has caused many of us to eat more than we should. When the number of active cases in our county jumps, we grab our favorite comfort food. Our reaction to fear can cause us to gain unwanted weight. We can fight our love handles by purchasing healthy snacks and calling upon God … Read more

2020 Clean Fifteen™ and Dirty Dozen™

Every spring the Environmental Working Group (EWG) creates the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen produce list. The EWG is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. These lists are based upon the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s pesticide data. The Clean Fifteen list includes the varieties of produce that contained the … Read more

Healthy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks

Recently, I saw this bulletin board “Rethink Your Drink” at a local High School. I was amazed by the amount of sugar contained in so many different types of beverages. Consumers have no idea how much sugar is contained in those sugar-laden beverages. The bulletin board posted an empty container of a drink and the … Read more