Why I Recently Started Chewing Nicotine Gum

Well, I did smoke for 10 years, ages 15 to 25, almost 2 packs a day. But I have not had even one hit off a cigarette since that time...mostly because I am have been terrified I would start smoking again, plus it was part of my success to finally quit smoking after trying 97 … Continue reading Why I Recently Started Chewing Nicotine Gum

Weight Up, Weight Down – Part 2

Are you on the right trajectory for your health? I was not, until a couple of weeks ago. I was on my new found gluten-free, dairy-free enchilada trajectory. And it was a delicious one. But maybe we overdid it a bit. Last week I posted the article Weight Up, Weight Down where I described my … Continue reading Weight Up, Weight Down – Part 2

Weight On, Weight Off

"Whoa, whoa, whoa, I gotta turn this ship around!", is what I said to myself a short while ago. So, I am going to be really vulnerable here. Over about a year's time, I started slowly piling on a few extra pounds that are not doing me any good. Besides vanity, there are some great … Continue reading Weight On, Weight Off

Chaga May Be the Boost You Need

Dr. G at the end of my last visit with him: "So, I want you to start drinking 2 cups of chaga tea daily. It has one of the highest ORAC values". Me: Okay. (While thinking "what the heck is chaga tea", and not sure for which of my 57 symptoms he was prescribing this.) … Continue reading Chaga May Be the Boost You Need

Is the Carnivore Diet Right for You? Or Is It Even Healthy?

The first part of this article is a repost from my email newsletter to my subscribers sent over a year ago on May 7, 2019. (By the way, if you are not a subscriber and would like to be, we can easily fix that. Just click here.) Then be sure to continue reading for much … Continue reading Is the Carnivore Diet Right for You? Or Is It Even Healthy?

Using Botox for Beauty: Is it a Good Idea?

When looking at your face in the mirror have you ever wondered about botox injections? Or have you been getting them already? There is a lot of emphasis on beauty these days, although it is an age-old thing, more or less depending on the time period and location. The pressure to look young and beautiful … Continue reading Using Botox for Beauty: Is it a Good Idea?

Do Essential Oils Really Work?

Essential oils have been around for ages, and they have been an important part of healing for centuries.  Not only were they used in Biblical times, but also by the ancients Greeks, Egyptians, and Chinese, as well as by others. People have used essential oils for many ailments, disease prevention, for cleaning, and in personal … Continue reading Do Essential Oils Really Work?

Dirty Genes: A Book Review & Author Interview

What if there is a book that offers hope and solutions to your health struggles based on the very latest scientific genetic research? There is, and I am going to review it in this article! Plus add in some other good stuff. Like...an interview with the author, and an invitation to be a guinea pig. … Continue reading Dirty Genes: A Book Review & Author Interview

Beauty & the Beastly

It truly is alarming how many harmful chemicals we are exposed to on a daily basis. One toxic burden I don't want to add in my life are the skin care products and makeup that I use. My body has enough to deal with already. Even though I grew up on Cap'n Crunch and Kool-Aid, … Continue reading Beauty & the Beastly

Diabetes & Prediabetes: Can It Be Reversed?

I will start off by saying that, yes, both prediabetes and diabetes can be reversed. But first, why should you care... Case of the Clicking Foot Mystery When I was being trained by a podiatrist to do diabetic foot exams a few years ago, he told us a shocking true story. It had such an … Continue reading Diabetes & Prediabetes: Can It Be Reversed?