Category Archives: diet

80% of heart disease is preventable

  There are numerous factors that can increase your risk. By maintaining normal cholesterol and blood pressure levels and a healthy weight, you are minimizing three important risk factors that can help support your heart health. Know your numbers—are you … Continue reading

Posted in diet, health, heart, weight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Choose the Right Carbs to Help Control Your Diabetes Risk

I don’t know about you, but – for me – sugar is a food group. For you too – probably. Since Thanksgiving I have dramatically reduced the simple carbs I eat. As well as depression, there is diabetes in my … Continue reading

Posted in diet, food, health, Health Tip | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Longevity Benefits Seen with Moderate Coffee Drinking

Up to five cups a day safe, may have protective benefits. That extra cup of coffee is not only safe for most people, but might actually reduce your risk of dying prematurely from heart disease and several other causes. Continuing … Continue reading

Posted in diet, food, health, Health Tip | Tagged , | Leave a comment

It’s always time for Vitamin C

This post was prompted by and is excerpted from “The Buzz” in the December, 2014 issue of “Vegetarian Times”. “The Buzz” in December was all about Vitamin C. The Buzz reminded me that Vitamin C is definitely called for to … Continue reading

Posted in diet, health, Shaklee, supplements | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Better health for pennies a day – really!

I was just going thru bookmarks in Firefox and came across one I saved about three years ago. It is a link to a Huffington Post post by Mark Hyman, MD entitled: How Dietary Supplements Reduce Health Care Costs. So, … Continue reading

Posted in diet, health, nutrition, Shaklee, supplements | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…A MUST READ

If you have any sort of debilitating chronic condition, this blog post is (as she says) a must read. Luckily I have a strong reaction to aspartame – headaches and stomach cramps. So, I don’t drink or eat anything with … Continue reading

Posted in diet, food, health | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Five Key Strategies for Staying Healthy this Winter

You too can be the picture of health this Winter. Just like Miss-Winter 1913. Isn’t she lovely? You can be too. Simply add the following to your daily routine if they aren’t already part of it. Many thanks to my … Continue reading

Posted in diet, food, happiness, health, Health Tip, nutrition, Shaklee, supplements | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment