Arthritis – What You Need to Know

Jul 29, 2014 by

  As of 2012, about half of all adults—117 million people—have one or more chronic health conditions. One of four adults has two or more chronic health conditions. ~Centers for Disease Control and Prevention I was actually somewhat shocked to learn that the total health costs attributable to arthritis and other rheumatic conditions (AORC) in the United States in 2003 was approximately...

 

Health Benefits of Organic Grapes

Jul 29, 2014 by

  Cold grapes rank as one of the healthiest snacks that one can eat. Grapes are naturally sweet, juicy and refreshing. An interesting fact that many may not know is that grapes that are consumed as is or used in recipes are called table grapes as opposed to wine grapes (used in viniculture) or raisin grapes (used to make dried fruit). Grapes are usually classified as low on the glycemic...

 

DIY Healthy Raw V8 Juice Recipe

Jul 28, 2014 by

  Most know that the health benefits of raw juicing are many. One of my favorites is Raw V8 juice. This is not only a great recipe but one to keep in your files for a nutritious snack or for the cold and flu season. Did You Know? Juicing is really just a smoothie with the fiber removed. This means that fresh vegetable juices are an opportunity to load up on nutrients, at much, much higher...

 

Healthy Summer Drinks to Quench Your Thirst

Jul 23, 2014 by

  When the temperatures and humidity start to climb during the summer months, we naturally seem to drift toward great-tasting cold beverages. It’s very important to give our bodies plenty of fluids and nutrients, especially during this time of year. The trick is to choose quality, nutritional drinks that don’t subject our body to harmful substances and/or pack on empty calories....

 

MegaHydrate – Antioxidant, Anti-Aging &...

Jul 21, 2014 by

  Did you know that Researchers estimate that half of the world’s population is chronically dehydrated? And in America that level rises to 75 percent of the population? These are very eye-opening statistics when we consider that so many people are sipping on sodas, tea and coffee almost all day long. Even though most people know perfectly well that water is the way to go, most fall short...

 

Gluten-Free Peach Crisp

Jul 15, 2014 by

  At the peak of peach season in Texas (which is now), many of us turn our hearts and appetite to fresh and delicious peaches. For those times that we want to indulge in a delicious dessert, healthy crisps are a great way to enjoy seasonal fruit. I was so excited to come across this recipe by Erin over at Meaningful Eats Blog. Gluten-free Peach Crisp is a melody of toasty gluten-free oats,...

 

Children Get Constipated, Too

Jul 11, 2014 by

  Do you notice your child putting off going to the bathroom because he/she is busy doing more important things? Do you notice avoidance of the bathroom for fear of a painful bowel movement? Is your child not experiencing daily bowel movements? All of these situation may be signals that your child is experiencing constipation. Parents often hope their worries about their children’s...