Why Am I Confused About Salt?

The confusion over salt’s effect on the body is prevalent as conflicting studies and mythologies abound. Is it good or bad? How much is too much? Is pink salt a fad or a healthier choice? And debates are just beginning about the kind of “salt” to which they’re referring. Here are some basics to make informed, healthy choices regarding salt intake.

The Benefits of Bone Broth

It’s early evening and the house has filled up with noise as your family is all coming home from a busy day. It’s cold outside and everyone has a bit of a chill. For years the go-to remedy has been a nice warm broth, but what if that same broth could have a ton of health benefits, as well? It can.


Laughter is contagious – it can evoke giggling fits in those that hear it. it’s more infections than the common cold and easier to catch. It’s also been said that laughter is the best medicine- an antidote to stress and a cure for the blues. Yet, the very basics we know about laughter are just the tip of the iceberg.

Eating Right for the Holidays

During the holidays one of the many challenges is balancing your health between family and holiday obligations, not to mention stress eating.

Real Advice for Prenatal and Pregnancy Nutritional Care

As a pregnant mother, one faces endless decisions when it comes to food. Often, there are misconceptions about what to or not to eat while pregnant. In her book, Real Food for Pregnancy, Lily Nichols discusses the importance of eating real food. That is food that is derived from simple, holistic ingredients. Knowing what is healthy for both mother and baby will result in a healthier and more positive pregnancy.

School Smarts

It’s that time of year again: shopping for school clothes and school supplies, getting ready for after-school activities and making sure to have everything necessary to prepare good, healthy lunches. It can get a little overwhelming. Here are just a few recommendations for a great school year.