A healthy thyroid is key to good health!

No – it isn’t a bow tie – it is your thyroid gland! More than 20 million Americans suffer from thyroid problems; half of them don’t even know it. Could you? In recognition of National Women’s Health Week, learn the 10 thyroid symptoms you can’t afford to miss. Thyroid disease is tricky to diagnose. Its symptoms are vague and mimic those of menopause, pregnancy and chronic health disorders. Yet 1 in 8 women will develop a thyroid …Read More

Is Your Resolve To Improve For 2015 Dissolving?

So often in January we make resolutions to get healthier, release those extra holiday pounds and exercise more.  We hit it hard and heavy for a couple of weeks, then kind of fall back to old habits.  Now it is almost the middle of February (oh no) and you are frustrated and probably mentally beating yourself up!  Well, you don’t have to.  I am here to… Let’s do a mind check:  Is it time to …Read More

Beating the Holiday Blues

For many people this is a difficult time of the year – I know it is for me.  I found this information and I think this is one of the best articles I have seen on how to handle the holidays!  Hope you find this as helpful as I did!   By Maud Purcell, LCSW, CEAP Joy to the world! ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Festive music fills the air; holiday cheer abounds. Everyone is …Read More

June? Really?

  Only 198 days left until Christmas?  Yikes!  How could that be?  It seems like time is just flying by!  Today I turned 75!  Again, how could that be? Wasn’t I just 55?  Traditionally, the night before my ‘New Year’– I look back at the year and look forward to the beginning of a new year. This has been quite the year.  I published a book, bottled seasonings, moved my studio and have two radio …Read More

New Food Rules!

In my never-ending quest to research information on how to have a healthy, well-nourished body, I ran across a wonderful little magazine.  Not new to me, but the title of this magazine caught my eye:  Prevention Magazine’s Food Lovers Issue – 100 Best Clean Foods.  The magazine cover stated “Eat Real Food – Never Diet Again”! Of course I had to buy it.  There is a lot of great information in the magazine but you …Read More

Want to make a last minute Christmas gift for someone – or just a treat for your family? Try these delicious Gluten Free Peanut Butter Balls! They have the consistency of a peanut butter cup or truffle. They literally melt in your mouth!

They are somewhat nutritious – peanut butter has 7 grams of protein per serving and a bit of iron.  The cereal I used is vitamin fortified and the semi sweet dark chocolate that they are dipped in is rich in antioxidants!  How’s that for justification? Works for me! Ingredients: 1 jar natural peanut butter (16oz) 4 cups gluten free cereal – I used chocolate flavored Rice Chex ½ cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups …Read More

A hearty, nutritious pot of chili – great to put together before you go shopping!

  FAST AND EASY CROCKPOT THREE BEAN CHILI  (thank you google images – looks just like mine did)! I made this yesterday at the studio – it served about 10 people.  It was gone by the end of the day!  I started preparing shortly before noon and served it at 1:30.  Then people just kept coming back for more throughout the afternoon!  It definitely was a hit! Benefits:  This dish is filled with Iron, Vitamin …Read More

Let’s get ready for Thanksgiving! Great ideas to keep you keep you on track!

I love subscribing to on-line blogs and articles about health and wellness.  I received this the other day and thought it was perfect for this time of year.  It just made so much sense.  This is from Beyond Diet by Isabel De Los Rios:    “Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving? While I love the family focus of Thanksgiving, I know the other focus – comfort food – can cause a lot of people’s good-eating …Read More

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month – a look back in time.

I have family members and friends who have given much to help our wonderful country.  But you know, I never really looked back at the beginning of this acknowledged day. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of November, in 1918 was when the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I and Germany at Compiègne, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front of World War …Read More

November? Really? Thanksgiving? Christmas? Here is some help for you as we head towards the end of the year.

It is hard to believe that we are heading, full force, into the holiday season.  This is not only a time of joy and sharing, but it also is a time when many people get so stressed out that they dread this time of year.  A dear friend sent me a blog by Dr. Linda Khoshaba from Integrative Health in Scottsdale, Arizona.  My friend thought it would interest me because at the base of my …Read More

Is it Brussel Sprouts or Brussels Sprouts? That is the question that was asked when the book was being edited. And I just bet all of you are saying Book? There really IS a book?

  As for the book, yes indeed, there is a book.  But before I give you the answer (or opinion) on the Brussel(s) Sprout(s) question, I would like to share an update on the book with you all. This has been a really interesting, and to say the least,  challenging week.  I received the final proofed copy of my book and now all that remains to be done is the indexing.  We have two versions …Read More

Happy 2nd Anniversary Bounce 2 Health Wellness Center!

The phrase time flies when you are having fun really is true!  It is hard to believe that it has been two years (on October 3rd) that the Bounce 2 Health Wellness Center has been opened. To celebrate the beginning of our third year, we will be having a FREE Senior Health Day at the center.  It seems fitting – start the year off will offering a free demonstration about how exercise can be as …Read More

Don’t feel quite right? Tired? Is it a tummy ache or do you have a food sensitivity?

It hurts! Sound familiar?  Boy, it sure does to me.  I can’t tell you how many times I have had patients/students tell me they have these symptoms.  Now, it may, indeed be that they have been working too hard or have a bit of a bug.  But there have been times when, it talking to them about what they are eating, there is an indication that they may be having food sensitivities.  And, unfortunately, this …Read More

I just love sharing good recipes! Never thought I would find an easy gluten free cracker recipe! Plus, good news on the seasoning!

Gosh, what a week this was.  Progress was made with our big seasoning adventure.  And the best news ever….it passed my son’s taste test!  Can you hear me breathing a sigh of relief?  Well, I sure did!  Just think, I had to take his recipe (which he made in small batches) and have them up-scaled to begin production on a somewhat larger basis – think 400, 4 ounce bottles AND make sure the unique taste …Read More

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