More on Intermittent Fasting – Time Restricted Eating

 There is plenty not to like about Covid -19 —  the increasingly  huge numbers of people who are ill, who have died, who are afraid of being afflicted by the virus, who are out of work, and who are disappointed about cancellation of major events, ( some of them pivotal),  is just the beginning of… Read more

Healthy Immune System – Part IV – Laughter!

The person who has a sense of humor is not just more relaxed in the face of a potentially stressful situation, but is more flexible in their approach .     John Morreall For better than month now, we haven’t but a blink a way from the next conversation, article, social media post, breaking news televised… Read more

Healthy Immune System Part III – Covid-19, Loss, Stress

A healthy and strong immune system can help to guard us against illness, such as the one we are facing now. The coronavirus has rudely placed itself in the center of all of our lives causing massive disruptions – social isolation, changes in work and other daily patterns, and an uncertain future on many levels…. Read more

Healthy Immune System – Part II – A Dozen Strengthening Foods

A Health Coach Friend of mine in California started her recent newsletter this way: What a stressful year this week has been! That’s a pretty good way to say that it’s been a week of lots of interruptions and reshaping priorities, activities, work, and life for everyone, and I, for one, have appreciated the opportunity… Read more

Healthy Immune System – Part I – An Overview

We’ve certainly been hearing and seeing plenty of reminders and warnings lately about the importance of frequent hand-washing and social isolation, and justifiably so!  This Corona Virus has significantly interrupted our lives, and will continue to so for some time to come. The number of disruptions to daily routines and adjustments to social interactions is… Read more

How to Not Spread Colds Around

This is the time of year when I try to not get a cold. Some years I am successful, others I am not. The average adult gets a common cold two or three times a year; children bring them home more frequently, and toddlers can get struck with a runny nose and cough up to… Read more

Building Healthy Bones – Part II

Building healthy bones is extremely important.  Minerals are incorporated into our bones during childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood. Once we hit 30 years of age, we have achieved as much bone mass as we will ever have. If not enough bone mass is created during this time, or if bone loss occurs later in live,… Read more

Building Healthy Bones – Part I

Women, in particular, are hearing more and more these days about bone health: how to encourage it, how to maintain it, and how to regain it if, in the aging process, after age 30 or so, there has been significant bone loss. I fall into that category. I used to be 5’6 ½” and now… Read more

Two Big Reasons to Consider a Detox or Cleanse.

I’m relatively new to the practice of seasonal detoxing or cleansing.  (The terms are interchangeable.) I experienced my first one for 7 days a few years ago and had such favorable results that I studied up on the subject, and now offer one four times a year as part of my health coaching programs. Read… Read more