Spring Asparagus Salad with Omega-3 Eggs

This springtime salad recipe is very easy to make.  After quickly boiling the asparagus, the same water is used to soft-boil the Omega-3 eggs. You can also make the vinaigrette ahead of time and refrigerate for up to 3 days – bring to room temperature before using. Salad Ingredients:   24 medium-to-thick Asparagus stalks (about 1 […]

Alaskan Cod with Mediterranean Sauce

This delicate white fish pairs beautifully with the flavors of the Mediterranean. Tilapia or Pollock work nicely too, in place of cod. Alaskan Cod with Mediterranean Sauce Ingredients:  1 tablespoon Coconut Oil 3 medium cloves of Garlic, chopped 1/2 cup Dry White Wine 1 1/2 cups Grape Tomatoes, halved (quartered if large) 1 cup Low […]

Weather or Not to Feel Down

Do you have the Winter Blues? 16% of people in the United States do according to Psychology Today. Other experts argue that the public overestimates the seasonal doldrums because people dislike winter weather. Seasonal Affective Disorder is a depressive condition occurring seasonally, but annually, that affects women and young people the most. According to Helpguide.org, […]

What Does It Feel Like to Change a Habit?

“At any given time, about only 20 percent of people needing to change an unhealthy behavior are actually prepared and ready to do so,” says Dr. Janice M. Prochaska who is the CEO of Pro-Change Behavior Systems. There are stages of change and many emotions that accompany what stage of change you are in. According […]

Assess Your Stress

It takes 21 days for a rat to become chronically stressed. How long does it take you? What if you have been operating in a state of chronic stress? Would you even notice after a while? According to Helpguide.org, a resource for mental and emotional health, to assess yourself, you need to look at four […]

Scary Habits!

On Halloween, 4% of yearly candy consumption is consumed by Americans or 3.4 pounds of candy per person! Frightening! It is also scary to think about how poor nutritional and lifestyle choices have contributed to the obesity epidemic and rise in chronic medical conditions in the United States. But what are the habits that are […]

What Happens to an Inflamed Brain?

Your brain can become inflamed, like your body can. But not quite in the same way.  The brain has something called the “blood brain barrier” to limit toxins and substances from entering.  It does an amazing job of only allowing important nutrients to get in, but after injury and damage even this relatively reliable barrier […]

Stress Out or Go Within?

When life gets chaotic or like a turbulent roller coaster ride of change, what is your first reaction? Do you look for ways to stabilize your life, have racing thoughts, or do you breathe and turn inward to focus? Stress itself is not dangerous, but our belief about what it can do to us, can […]

Sorting Out Supplements

In 2012, half of all Americans took at least one supplement according to Harvard Health Publications – 114 million individuals back then. It is likely a lot more today. Herbs, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and enzymes are all “supplements” according to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). And they come in many forms – drops, tablets, […]

Count Blessings Not Sheep to Sleep Well

It is 3:00 am in the morning, your mind is racing with worry and busy thoughts and all you can do is stare at the clock. How do you get back to sleep? Maybe you never fell asleep in the first place. The Sleep Foundation recommends if you are wide awake for more than 20 […]

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