Tag: health

The Allergen 8

For whatever reason (various theories abound), we humans are racking up quite the list of allergens and intolerance in our diet. And I’ve noticed it’s not just humans–have you noticed the rise in allergy issues in your family dog? This has been more on my mind thanks to planning for the Great American Bake Sale, Helper Monkey Style! in […]

Ways to Save Money at Work

Although I have a great internship at Goodyear this summer, I am always looking for ways to save money on food while at work to cut down my total expenses. I could afford to eat lunch out every day, but it would not only be expensive but also be very unhealthy. Sometime it is more […]

Healthy Eating

Nutrition Nugget: To Meat or Not To Meat I spoke at a Wellness gathering this past Friday evening. For the second time this year my presentation was interrupted by a person calling out, “Is this about being vegan?” My reply, “No, it is not.” Just as I was about to resume the discussion, the second […]

My Fitness Pal Application

I recently downloaded another great application on my droid. It wasn’t hard to find because it was one of the top rated applications, so I just decided to download it for free and see what it was like. After downloading the app, I now understand why it is one of the top free health and […]

Tips to Improve Health

Nutrition Nugget: Nature Trumps Genetics Healthy greetings from my world of wellness! This is the first of many nuggets I plan to pass your way in the hopes of helping you to stay well, be well or get well. I’m on a mission to “pay forward” the gift of renewed health that was given to […]

Crazy Diet

Image via Wikipedia So one of my friends has been working out and lost about 10 pounds this summer and looks great! But she still has some areas she thinks could be more toned so she’s starting a crazy diet in my opinion. This diet is called the HCG diet. Basically, you do the diet […]

Weight Watchers isn’t for everyone…

Image via Wikipedia Weight Watchers is a great system for lots of women trying to loose weight, but it does not always work for everyone. This makes sense because there are lots of diets and healthy lifestyles out there so everyone can pick and choose their own, but I thought my findings on weight watchers […]

Follow That Craving!

The other night Todd made a yummy supper (grilled beef roast, fluffy baked potatoes loaded with toppings and steamed asparagus) and I just wasn’t feeling it. Temperatures are already high here and Florida and this meal, while tasty, was hot, heavy, solid and totally not what my body was wanting. I’d been craving fresh fruit, […]

Irish Soda Bread

This is literally the BEST bread ever! My mom use to make it every year for holidays and weekends, but I had not had it for a couple years. When I was home last, I remembered the famous bread and asked her to make it for me. Not only did she make a loaf for […]

My Net Diary

Image by laurenatclemson via Flickr This is a relatively new application for the i phone and blackberry. This tool is essentially a diet coach on the go. You input your food, exercise routine and other factors, and it tells you everything you need to know to keep you on the right track. There are many […]