Make no bones about it…seriously.

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What if your home had a frame, porous with holes that made it weak and prone to breakage? Not a comforting thought, for sure.   However, that exact scenario might very well be happening in your skeleton without your knowledge. Osteoporosis—literally, “porous bones”—puts you at risk for falls, fractures, pain, and a “dowager’s hump.” (No… Read more »

This Miracle Mineral Gets No Respect

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Suppose an essential nutrient was incredibly involved in more than 300 vital biochemical functions in the body yet deficient in about 80% of us. Would you want to know what this curious missing ingredient was? Well, just such a nutrient exists: It’s the mighty mineral magnesium. You can’t live without magnesium, a hard-working nutrient that… Read more »

Trump Made Me Fat!

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That’s a direct quote, actually, from one of my wellness coaching clients, Sandy, several week ago. The early months of this year had been particularly stressful for Sandy. Passionate in her opinions, she found herself increasingly frustrated by tidbits surfacing in the news. Even when she wasn’t reading articles or watching TV reports, Sandy found… Read more »

When You’re Thinking About Summer Fashion…

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…think about THIS first. May is coming to a close, and with its big sky and warm air, the promise of summer fun is just around the corner. Are you planning to meet those adventures dressed in cool, breezy new clothes? A look around the stores reveals narrow sleeveless tops, floaty, flirty hemlines, and rack… Read more »

Have Your Spring Battle Plan in Place?

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Ahh…ahh…ahh—ah-CHOO! Yep, here we are in the midst of another spring allergy season. As much as we love watching the world wake up and break out in color and song at the end of each winter, for so many people, those vibrant scenes come with a trade-off in wellness. And make no mistake: It’s May… Read more »

When It Comes to Aging, Size Really Matters

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Lisa was increasingly tired and worn out from trying to keep up with her busy children and a hectic work schedule. She couldn’t resist eating sugary foods and collapsed into being a “couch potato” when she got home after sitting at her desk for hours at a time. Stress ruled her life, and she had… Read more »

Grain-Free Banana Bread

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It’s a good thing to turn compassion inward. Here’s a true comfort food, one that will let you show yourself some kindness and won’t leave you with any guilty regrets: