Now That You’ve Got It, Keep It!

(Health Secrets Newsletter) One can only hope that if you’ve done things correctly, the maintenance part of your new lifestyle should be the easy part.  At this point your renovations are complete and you should be a transformed person.  Ideally maintenance should mean continuing many of the changes you’ve incorporated into a new lifestyle over the course of your journey. So, what…

Healthy Eating Made Simple

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Healthy eating equals increased energy, high performance, sound sleep, elevated self-esteem, and increased alertness to name just a few of its benefits.  Adopting a healthy diet accounts for almost 80% of the performance and aesthetic results a person gets from postitive lifestyle change, not to mention living a higher quality life! We know that 70% of disease…

Start a Healthy Attitude for Holiday Food

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Sometimes during the holidays we may find ourselves in circumstances where we are going to consume rich or unhealthful holiday fare.  Maybe we have decided to stand down for a compromise or we are still in transition to a healthy lifestyle and even though we’ve learned better, we haven’t fully adopted the best practices.…

Eliminate Foot Odor Naturally

Millions of people suffer from foot odor, ranging from mild to clear the room in severity.  If your feet have an unpleasant aroma, don’t worry!  There are plenty of natural habits and remedies which can make sure you no longer have to stand for foot odor. Foot odor, known in the medical profession as bromhidrosis, can…

Are You Drinking Too Much Water?

An opinion piece written by a Scottish doctor and published in the British Medical Journal has sparked controversy over whether the recommended eight glasses of water we are advised to drink each day are really necessary. Despite Dr. Margaret McCartney stating that the recommendation to drink that much is “thoroughly debunked nonsense”, many  nutritionists of the…

Four Facets of Fitness

Many times when we think about creating fitness in life we really only engage one facet of fitness, the most common being diet or exercise.  But the avenue to creating a truly “fit life” must be multi-faceted. Incorporating efforts in each of four areas of fitness will facilitate comprehensive fitness. Physical Fitness is the first component. …

Easy Tips for Cleaning Green

Scrubbing that bathroom floor, wiping off those sticky counters and mopping the kitchen floor are all important chores we do to keep germs (and dirt!) at bay. But, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, “cleaning products can present several health and environmental concerns. They may contain chemicals associated with eye, skin, or respiratory irritation, or…

Get Big Health Benefits for Pennies

Our physicians, the media and even our friends continually tell us what we need to do to become stronger and healthier.  For some of us, all this nudging to make immediate and major lifestyle changes becomes stressful. But there are some smaller things we can change that will make a big difference without hurting our wallets or…