Tag: United States

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 […]

Nibbles: PB&J, Candy and GABS-ing

Scattered thoughts after a very busy weekend means it’s time for a few nibbley tidbits: April 2nd is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day I can’t think of a pb&j without remembering the scene from St. Elmos Fire. Mare Winningham’s character, Wendy, has finally stood up for herself, moved out, and is living her life on […]

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 […]

Improve Bone Health / Avoid Broken Bones

Nutrition Nugget – Milk & The Modern Myth In a nation where it seems that every disease known to (wo)mankind is on the rise, it causes pause to think most Americans are not aware of what has been done to our food supply. It is time to discard old nutritional belief systems and dedicate our health […]

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 […]

Sips & Shots: 50 Shots of America–New Jersey

Of all the things that come to mind when I think New Jersey (Miss Congeniality, The Sopranos, the Turnpike and my aunt who lives there to name just a few), light bulbs are not one of them. Seriously, I don’t know where I thought Thomas Edison lived when he was inventing up a storm, but […]