Category: Health & Wellness

Quick & Easy Lite Apple Crumble Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious and healthy dessert recipe? Look no further than this amazing Apple Crumble. This dish is easy to make from scratch, and it’s the perfect dessert for any occasion – including Thanksgiving. The best part, it’s packed with whole ingredients, nutrients, and vitamins that will help keep you healthy and...

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Top 4 Reasons Why Being Kind is the Key to a Longer, Happier Life

November 13 is World Kindness Day. Kindness Day aims to promote good deeds and remind us of kindness’s benefits. This day also allows us to ponder one of humanity’s most enduring principles – kindness. Kindness is more than just a nice feeling after doing something generous or considerate. Kindness is a deliberate action from a...

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7 Normal Forms of Memory Loss & What You Can Do About It

As we grow older, our brains change, and we tend to become more forgetful. However, how can you tell if your memory lapses are a symptom of normal forgetfulness or a sign of something more severe? Memory loss and distortion can occur at any age, even in healthy people. The following are seven types of...

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Recipe: Classic Shrimp Scampi with a Healthy Twist

Do you love spaghetti but hate the calories, gluten, and carbs? I know I do. However, I recently discovered spaghetti squash. The spaghetti squash is about the size and shape of a football, has yellowish skin, and has a mild, neutral flavor. Spaghetti squash got its name from how its cooked flesh separates into long...

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Step Off the Hose: 5 Ways to a Healthier Prostate

Men, you probably didn’t think much about your prostate when you were younger. But if you’re now experiencing problems with urination – increased frequency, urgency, or a weak stream – it’s time to improve your prostate’s health.  The prostate is part of the male reproductive system. It resides in a man’s body below the bladder...

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6 Ways Probiotics Help You Lose Weight

Probiotics taken daily to help maintain a healthy microbiome have long been known to improve digestion, bolster your immune system, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, and even improve your mood. These reasons alone make probiotics a great way to support your overall health. Additionally, you may have heard that probiotics can help you lose...

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Delicious Immune Boosting Recipe – Chicken Florentine

Your immune system fights illnesses and infections, constantly battling invaders to keep you healthy. With cold and flu season upon us, it’s a good idea to do whatever possible to support and strengthen your immune system, including feeding it what it needs. Research has identified foods believed to help boost your immune system cells and...

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How to Get and Keeping Your Mental Edge

When we were younger, spending the day playing sports and the night taking on a serious mental school challenge was doable. Your brain was flexible, quick, and agile.  My daughter plays volleyball at a highly academic division one college.  Last Sunday afternoon, I watched her go toe-to-toe on the court for five sets. Her team...

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7 Fun & Healthy Ways to Keep Active in Colder Weather

Winter is coming. As the fall weather turns colder, it becomes more of a challenge to spend time outdoors. Bundling up and the risk of slipping are two things that dampen the desire, throwing a wrench into staying fit during the months ahead.  However, staying active is all the more critical because doing so can...

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk for Dementia + Recipe

Every morning I clip my trusty step counter to my waistband, intending to reach the magic number of 10,000. My attention to this detail has been primarily to reduce my waistline. Little did I know I’d also been reducing my risk for dementia.  What is Dementia Dementia is the irreversible loss of cognitive function –...

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Don’t Put Off Having A Colonoscopy, Here’s Why…

If you’re 50+, chances are your doctor has let you know it’s time…for a routine colonoscopy. A colonoscopy finds and removes polyps and detects potentially deadly colorectal cancer and pancreatic lesions. Despite its proven effectiveness, the idea of it invokes a lot of anxiety, and too many people avoid the procedure. I know that’s how...

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