Iodine For Thyroid Health

Did you know that iodine is an essential nutrient for thyroid health? Do you know which foods iodine is found in? Iodine Iodine is an element needed for the production of thyroid hormones. Foods with iodine are an essential part of your diet because your body cannot “make” iodine,  just like your liver cannot “make” […]

Pack Your Lunch – It’s Healthier For You

How many times do you eat out every day? Don’t get me wrong – eating out is fun, and it tastes good, but you ideally should eat out no more than once a week. Is this possible on your busy schedule? Return To The Good Ole Days On April 15, 1955, the McDonald’s franchise began. KFC was founded in […]

Are You Detoxing Or Dieting – Give It A Month Before You Stop

Are you ready for a lifestyle change? Are you ramping up your health, or maybe you’d like to shed a pound or two. It’s always good to fine-tune your current health status no matter how healthy you are, and even if your weight is perfect. I want to share a tip for you to use when you are seeking […]

Eat Like A Bird To Stay Healthy

Most of you know that I live on a wildlife preserve. We have over 400 endangered tortoises and turtles from around the world at our wildlife sanctuary, and we are blessed to have over 70 rare birds from different countries from around the world. Every day at feeding time, I am constantly reminded that all I need in […]

Eat In Halves And Lose Weight

Most people I know are watching their weight – no matter if they need to or not. The weight loss trend is a multi-billion dollar industry – from diet sodas to personal trainers to lap-band surgery and tummy tucks. But, did you know that weight loss can be as easy as eating the right type of foods, and here’s the key […]

Detoxing Can Help You Lose False Weight

Have you noticed that when you detox, you lose weight? Look at it another way – have you ever experienced gaining weight no matter how much you exercise and eat right? Well, you are not alone. Many people experience this everyday. But why? According to research in the Journal of Nutrition, scientists at the University of Queensland discovered that certain […]

You Put The Lime In The Coconut, And Drink It All Up

You put the lime in the coconut, and drink it all up; Put the lime in the coconut, and drink it all up; Put the lime in the coconut; you’re such a silly one; You put the lime in the coconut, and drink ’em both together; Put the lime in the coconut, and you feel […]

Grazing Can Help You Lose Weight

Most of us assume that snacking throughout the day will cause weight gain, but actually, this is the healthiest way to eat. Horses, cows, and tortoises (just to name a few awesome animals) graze throughout the day, and they only fatten up when given a pile of human food. Eat Less More Often When you […]

You’ve Gotta Love Your Liver

Your liver is the largest internal organ in your body, and it houses more blood than your heart. A threat to the health of your liver typically means a threat to your overall health. Your Liver The liver performs a wide variety of vital life functions, and is its own complex system. At this very […]

Losing Weight Starts With Detoxing

American waistlines are growing. As we eat more chemically adulterated foods, we are getting fatter; our kids are overweight at very young ages, and it’s hard to lose weight. I don’t recommend dieting as a solution – I recommend detoxing as a solution. Fake Versus Natural   First, the artificial sweeteners and processed foods stimulate your taste receptors and keep […]