November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Let’s face it, diabetes is on the rise. Statistics show that almost half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes. With Type 2 Diabetes your body develops resistance to insulin and has a hard time controlling the blood sugar level. You may need to take medication to manage this condition. When it comes to pre-diabetes,

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September is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

September is Alzheimer’s awareness month and as you probably know, there are some alarming statistics about this debilitating condition! According to the Alzheimer’s Disease International by 2050, “the number of people living with dementia around the world will have almost tripled to 152 million, making the disease one of the most significant health and social crises

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High risk for COVID that can be reversed!

Obesity is all around us and it is not going away any time soon. The scary thing that came up this year, is that people that are obese are at significant higher risk to develop COVID-19 complications or die from the virus. According to an international study published this August in Obesity Reviews, people affected by obesity

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Tzatziki – Cooling Cucumber Dip

Summer is in full swing and we got cucumbers in the garden. Time to make this delicious cucumber dip or Tzatziki sauce. Tzatziki is a very refreshing Greek appetizer consumed with pita chips or, in my case, blue corn tortilla chips. Ingredients: 1 cup Greek or regular plain yogurt (remember “plain”) 1/2 of big cucumber

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May Is the Month of SUNSHINE!

If you follow the health experts or even if you don’t care about their opinion, but you pay attention to some old human practices, you know how important the sun is for us. Just look at the Egyptians or the Mayans and then you realize how the sun was treated as the highest level deity.

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The Power of Routine

We don’t need a lot of science to tell us that we are creatures of habit. The majority of us get up, follow our morning routine, go to work or school at a certain time, come back home and settle into our evening rhythm day after day. Our bodies and especially our minds crave routine

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Wonderful Sauteed Mushrooms

Mushroom are not only very tasty and versatile, but they are also packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Researchers point to this vegetable (actually a fungus…) as a great source of antioxidants (especially selenium). Antioxidants protect the body from damaging free radicals that can cause conditions like heart disease and cancer. Mushrooms also help boost

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For a Healthy Heart…Brush Your Teeth!

As a health coach I deal with a lot of people that are at risk of heart disease or have already been diagnosed with a heart problem. We talk about cholesterol, blood pressure, triglycerides and of course how to improve these numbers via life style changes. But did you know that poor oral health is

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What I learned From the French

Many of you have heard that I went to France for the 75th anniversary of D Day. That event was definitely the highlight of our trip and it was very emotional to see the War War II veterans, now as old as 102, participating in the ceremonies. It was very moving, especially since my Grandpa also fought in

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Spectacular Sprouts

With the news about contaminated romance lettuce I sense the worry some people have about giving up one of their main salad ingredients. One of my health coaching clients asked me: “So what are we supposed to do?”. I am trying to uncover some options below. Off course, you can try a different kind of

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