Health Tips

Heart Health

Heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women. There are many risk factors that can contribute to developing heart disease. Some risk factors cannot be modified like age and family history. But others such as smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise, eating fruits and vegetables, and high blood pressure are all modifiable by making healthier lifestyle…

Belly Fat?

Belly Fat? Blame Cortisol! Today you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who isn’t stressed out. It’s the nature of the crazy, rushed, chaotic world we live in. It seems like the daily to-do list never ends, right? Well, that stress affects your body. Adrenaline and cortisol, the fight-or-flight hormones put out by your adrenal glands, were originally designed to give…

Need some digestive health tips?

For many of us, digestive discomfort has become a fact of life…especially at holiday time. Do you suffer from gas, bloating, upset stomach, constipation or heartburn? By paying attention and making a few simple changes, you can help your digestive system do the job it was made to do – absorbing nutrients and keeping things running smoothly. Learn what you…

Look out for sneaky sources of sugar!

If you’re looking to cut your sugar intake, beware! Sugar can hide out in crazy places. It’s not just found in cupcakes or donuts. Here’s a list of some not-so-obvious foods with potential for high sugar content: 1. Salad Dressings: Salad dressings are notorious for being sugar bombs. Be sure to check the label to be sure the dressing is…

WHY DO WE NEED GUT BACTERIA?

WHY DO WE NEED GUT BACTERIA?   In my MySmart Start to a vibrant Life program, I talk about the importance of Gut Health. You have 100 Trillion gut bacteria10 times more than the cells in your body. Let me explain the why we need Gut Bacteria. Bacteria have the reputation of causing unwanted infections, but certain types of bacteria…

Simple steps to a healthier you

If staying healthy were simple, then there probably wouldn’t be so many blogs, books and articles telling us how to do it! Instead of being helpful, the plethora of information available can be quite overwhelming. Believe it or not, though, the steps to a healthier you really are pretty simple. They can be broken down into three general categories. Be…

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