Are Beets Good For You?

I have always hated beets, and I hear they are good for you. Lets review the benefits so we can increase our beet consumption. Beetroot (Beta vulgaris) is a root vegetable also known as red beet, table beet, garden beet, or just beet. Packed with essential nutrients, beetroots are a great source of fiber, folateContinue reading “Are Beets Good For You?”

COVID-19 IS ON THE RISE..

COVID-19 is on the rise again with another new variant, lambda.   I am not surprised.   If a virus is not contained it will mutate and get stronger.   It has been reported that many of the new cases of COVID-19 admissions into the hospital are those who have not been vaccinated, and have the delta variant. Continue reading “COVID-19 IS ON THE RISE..”

AND THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE…

To achieve good health and wellness we as a society have accepted science and adopted many new habits and behaviors. As a result many things we take for granted are now common practice. These practices include hand washing, the use of antibiotics, knowing the risk of smoking, the use of anti-psychotics, radiology, immunizations, and TylenolContinue reading “AND THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE…”

Dreams, the Stories and Images Created by the Mind..

We all dream. Dreams are stories and images that our mind create while we are asleep, and they only last between 5 to 20 minutes (Nichols, 2018). I can never remember my dreams, and can not tell you the last one I had. However, I can remember having recurrent dreams as a child. Some ofContinue reading “Dreams, the Stories and Images Created by the Mind..”

Living in the Moment

Living in the moment, experiencing life authentically and enjoying moments as they happen is called mindfulness in academic circles. To be mindful is being present to the experience, instead of being preoccupied with something else as you engage in a task. When was the last time you really paid attention and thoroughly enjoyed what youContinue reading “Living in the Moment”

Aging, What is so Good About It?

This article is not about the signs and symptoms of aging but about my reflection of my life as I age and how I chose to cope with those changes. I recently celebrated a birthday and have been reflecting about my life, the choices I have made and what the future holds. I am thankfulContinue reading “Aging, What is so Good About It?”

Is it Hot Enough For You?

Heat exhaustion can lead to a heat stroke, and is a result of your body overheating. The causes include exposure to high temperatures, combined with high humidity and strenuous physical activity (Heat Exhaustion, 2021). This is preventative, so be mindful this summer while engaging in activities outside. Other causes include, dehydration, alcohol use and overContinue reading “Is it Hot Enough For You?”

What’s Up With the CBD Craze?

“Cannabidiol is a chemical in the Cannabis sativa plant, also known as marijuana or hemp. Over 80 chemicals, known as cannabinoids, have been identified in the Cannabis sativa plant. While delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the major active ingredient in marijuana, cannabidiol is also obtained from hemp, which contains only very small amounts of THC” (WEBMD, 2021). Selling hempContinue reading “What’s Up With the CBD Craze?”