Green Tea vs. Black Tea: Health Benefits that May Surprise You
Today, we’re talking tea!
Tea boasts some great health benefits - which is why we have been drinking it for thousands of years. Its antioxidant abilities make it heart-healthy, brain-friendly, and can reduce our risk of developing certain cancers and diabetes.
But, does the type of tea matter? Is green tea that much healthier than black tea? And what difference does adding milk and/or sweeteners do to it?
In today’s blog post, I give you the goods on green tea vs. black tea. And the healthiest way to drink your tea. Read More
Diabetes: A Growing Epidemic and What You can do to Prevent Becoming a Statistic
Are you one of the growing number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes?
Maybe you’re not quite there, but your doctor has mentioned you are pre-diabetic or on the verge of becoming diabetic.
Or maybe you have excess fat centred around your mid-section and experience low energy after a meal. Perhaps you get hungry a short time after eating or experience a mid-afternoon energy slump.
If this sounds like you, I urge you to read this week’s post.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. So let’s take a few minutes to consider this disease, how it develops, and what you can do to better manage it. And if you are not one of the millions of Americans dealing with the disease, it’s still important to become educated about it and do what you can to minimize your risk or prevent diabetes from occurring in the first place. Read More
Assess Your Risk for Alzheimer’s by Taking my Quiz
Are you constantly misplacing important items like your keys or wallet?
Do you go to the grocery store to realize that you have no idea what you went there for?
Do you find yourself rereading the same page of a book several times before you’re able to process the words?
Every 66 seconds one American over the age of 65 is newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. This is a frightening statistic. And with rates of dementia continually rising, Americans are currently in a brain health crisis.
Maybe you are at risk and worried about the state of your brain or the brain of someone you love.
Well, the good news is that Alzheimer’s is not an inevitable part of aging, and what you do today, can actually help you protect, restore, and regain the health of your brain!
Almost all the risk factors for dementia are preventable or reversible. In honour of World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21, there’s no better time to act than right now!
Read on to educate yourself about the risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s. And be sure to grab a pencil so you can take my quiz to test your personal risk factors for the disease. Then learn what you can start doing today to regain the health of your brain. You are never too old or too young to start improving your brain!
5 Actionable Steps to Balancing Your Blood Sugar Levels Naturally
Do you get tired and have no energy after a meal?
Do you experience a mid-afternoon energy slump?
Do you have difficulty focusing, get irritable or cranky for no reason?
Have you been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or diabetes?
Do you want to prevent such a diagnosis in the future?
If so, read on to discover what a blood sugar imbalance looks and feels like, the problems associated with blood sugar imbalances, and why you should care.
I will also provide practical steps you can begin today, to help control your blood sugar levels naturally.
The Gluten-Free Controversy: Does Gluten-Free Mean “Healthy”?
Have you noticed that increasingly more and more people are trying to avoid gluten?
Have you wondered if gluten-free products are healthy?
Have you given up gluten or been wondering if you should?
Read this week’s blog post to discover the real truth behind gluten-free products and what you should look for when shopping gluten-free.
If you are trying to live a life without gluten, it may be exciting to see more gluten-free options available to you every day. But be aware that not all gluten-free products are created equal. Please be mindful that many of them are still processed and contain unhealthy ingredients, making them not such a “healthy” alternative. Read on to find out more! Read More
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