Hunger and Cravings

What is the difference between hunger and cravings?  Why do we eat more at times in between or after meals? Is it because we are still hungry?  Or, not satisfied? Hunger happens when your body needs fuel or nutrition for energy.  Hunger pangs, a growling stomach, and low energy are some of the signs the […]

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Face Life’s Challenges

Life is full of obstacles. We all have our ups and downs, our good days and our hard days.  Sometimes life feels overwhelming.  These are the times that being healthy helps you to face life’s challenges. Even though healthy looks different on each of us, being mindful about it is the place to start. When […]

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Healthy Strategies

I saw a lifelong friend the other day that I had not seen in a few years. It was great to visit and get caught up!  As we were talking and sharing stories, she gave me the greatest compliment. She said that I just looked healthy.  That really made my day!  I don’t know about […]

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Brussel Sprouts

My feelings towards Brussel Sprouts sure have changed during my life.  I moved from disliking the smell, look, and taste to having them as one of my favorite vegetables.  There is one experience I vividly recall when I was growing up. I was adamant and knew if I ate the one (canned) Brussel Sprout on […]

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Healthy Eggs? Heavens Yes!

Sometimes it is confusing to figure out if eggs are a healthy food choice or not.  I have heard many discussions with opinions ranging on both ends of the continuum.  My answer when asked about eating eggs is, healthy eggs? heavens yes. One of my nieces and her family live on a small farm and […]

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AGE gracefully

Do you know of someone who ages well?  They seem to know exactly what to do to age gracefully.  They are happy, healthy, care about others and are just fun to be around. This person for me is my mom.  She just turned 91 years old and is just delightful.  Through her actions, she has […]

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New Favorite Recipe

I get in a rut sometimes and make the same meals over and over.  I know how long it takes to fix them and what I need to buy at the store.  It makes mealtime easy.  I try to mix it up and get out of the rut. That is why I am always looking […]

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Be mindful of how you eat

You have all heard the saying you are what you eat.  Have you ever thought about how you eat is just as important?  It is an important factor in nutrition to be mindful of how you eat.  When you are eating, notice your thoughts, feelings and sensations.  Being mindful can impact your health and help […]

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Delicious Ways to Add Vegetables to Your Diet

Do you look for delicious ways to add vegetables to your diet?  Are you looking for ways to focus more on vegetables?  Vegetables are a great go to since they are low in fat, high in nutrients and may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer.  Vegetables are just a good […]

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Do You Like to Nibble?

Do you eat only during your three scheduled meals or do you like to eat throughout the day? Do you stick to a specific plan or do you like to nibble? I definitely like to snack. I eat my three meals and then when I am hungry, I will nibble on snacks between meals. When […]

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