Is Covid Increasing Rates of Chronic Stress?

According to some research, two of the biggest drivers of suicidal thoughts and attempts are job loss and social isolation.  Amid the Covid pandemic, millions of people are facing unemployment, financial hardship and loneliness on a level never experienced before.  To make matters worse, many of the activities that people usually engage in to improve …

Natural Hand Sanitizer Recipes

You haven’t been able to get hand sanitizers for a long time so why not make your own?  Below is a recipe for you to make your own sanitizer using essential oils.  Many essential oils have anti-microbial properties (anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal).  It is simple and easy to make your own hand sanitizers and with …

How Do You Define Low Carb and Keto

According to The Diet Doctor, they define the different levels of carbs this way: Keto Low Carb: Less than 20 grams of (net) carbs per day. This level will keep you in ketosis for most people if protein level remains moderate, not high.  In their keto recipes, less than 4% of their total energy is …

What is the Difference Between Paleo Diet and a Ketogenic Diet?

I have been asked this question multiple times…what is the difference between the Paleo and Keto diet?  Personally, I follow the Keto diet.  Well about 80% of the time.  They are both very similar in that they are both low carb, somewhat.  Let’s break down the difference between the two diets. The Paleo diet is …

Food For Thought…and Steve Jobs

As we progress into the new year 2018, it brings to mind the thoughts of Steve Jobs as he lay on his sickbed… so very true and ‘food’ for serious thought!!  Remember that achieving health is not just about diet and supplements.  It about a healthy mind as well.  Take a moment and read what …

Tips to Avoid Gaining Weight over the Holidays

Are you concerned about weight gain over the holidays?  It’s certainly easy enough given all of the food and drink we are exposed to for weeks during the Christmas holidays.  Since we are probably going to indulge in some extra treats, here are some tips and strategies that you can consider in an effort to …