Settling in my new neighborhood

I am so honored that our local paper, Midland Daily News, interviewed me and welcomed Wellness Within You as a new business in the Great Lakes Bay Region community. Over the past few weeks I have been reaching out to various businesses and organizations looking for ways to cooperate and help each other. With each

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Food for the Soul

With frigid temperatures and short days, we tend to navigate towards rich and sugary foods. Holiday time seems to be a big wave of cookies, cakes and all kinds of treats. I hear from my clients how the break rooms at work are filled with treats every day. Now that is past the beginning of

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My 14 Day Reset

I’m on day 12 of the reset diet and feel great! How can I feel great when I can’t have sugar, alcohol, coffee, dairy, egg or gluten? Well, I guess my body likes the stuff I can have, the good, clean, made from scratch food. I’ve been busier nowadays, with a lot of food planning,

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Magnesium – a Marvelous Mineral

Did you know that magnesium is crucial to the body’s function? Magnesium helps keep blood pressure normal, bones strong and the heart rhythm steady. It contributes to decreasing swelling and inflammation. But did you also know there is a correlation between the lack of magnesium and increased symptoms of depression and anxiety? Here is an interesting

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Moving in Winter

Humans are not made to hibernate. But often time the couch wins over the boots. The days are short, the temperatures are low and we would rather gather in front of the TV with a beer and a bag of chips. As January is in full swing, I find an abundance of beauty outside. The

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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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A Refreshing Summer Dessert: Raspberry Mousse

The other day I realized my sweet tooth was asking for something fruity, but not just plain fruit…something refreshing and different. So I remembered I had some extra raspberries in the fridge and how my Grandma use to make this delicious mouse (we called if “foam”) out of raspberries or strawberries. So here you go!

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