Quick tips on BEEF!

TIP #1 – Understand “Organic” & “Grass Fed” Beef Classifications - · Organic beef is fed only certified organic grains and grasses, never treated with growth hormones or antibiotics, and given unrestricted outdoor access—is expensive and hard … [Read more...]

Cell phones.. bad for blood pressure?

Research has found another trigger for raising blood pressure: Talking on your cell phone! Blood pressure readings rose from an average of 121/78 to 130/83 during phone calls. The rise of the systolic (top number) was less dramatic in adults who … [Read more...]

Killer cutting board!

I recently tried out this cool cutting board called, Polly-Boo. I have tried many different kinds over the years, but what I really liked about this one is that is two in one! This also comes in different sizes so that comes in handy too. Read up on … [Read more...]

“Tune” Up Your Mood

You can make yourself happier, and listening to cheerful music will help. Studies show that listening actively trying to improve one's mood for the short term and overall. … [Read more...]

July is Ice Cream Month!

We work all winter to shed pounds and whip our bodies into shape for summer, but when the stark heat sets in, we’re often reaching for a fatty frozen indulgence.  In fact, one of the most common causes for weight gain during the summer months is that … [Read more...]

Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs

Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs I was hungry, as usual, so I decided I should probably cook something. I went to the store the night before and bought a half pound of shrimp and I left it in the fridge planning to cook it the next day. When I saw what I … [Read more...]

Copper

  Copper: People might be surprised to learn that they need copper to stay healthy. Yes, it’s only a tiny amount, but it’s still necessary. That's because copper, like iron, is necessary to make red blood cells. People also need copper to … [Read more...]

Wrinkle Prevention Tips

Wrinkles. Everyone has them or will get them eventually. They are not necessarily a bad thing, they do add character and a more distinguished look. Just like with anything else, too much of anything is not always a good thing. Plus we need to keep … [Read more...]

Summer Dress Trends

Summer Dress Trends Nothing says summer like a gorgeous new warm-weather dress. Check out these trends and tips to find the dress you'll love all season: … [Read more...]

Red White and Blue(ish)

Happy 4th of July everyone! I hope y'all are having a wonderful day :) I thought it might be fun to come up with a list of our favorite Red White and Blue foods. Here are mine: RED *Beets: The antioxidant effect from anthocyanins … [Read more...]

Preparing for the 4th of July

Tomorrow is the 4th of July! I know a lot of you will be grilling and having people over to share the holiday with. Here are a few tips to help things run smoothly... … [Read more...]

Fatty Acids

Fatty Acids: Fatty acids are fat soluble substances that are necessary for the health of the vital organs. They help the body transport oxygen through the bloodstream and therefore get O2 into all the tissues, cells and organs. People have mostly … [Read more...]

Not so dirty… Dirty Rice

Not so dirty... Dirty Rice Back when I was a kid and I had the metabolism of a humming bird, I loved to eat dirty rice. Good ol' southern cooking, it doesn't get any better than that! … [Read more...]

Ear Stapling

Ear Stapling to lose weight? … [Read more...]

Five ways to rejuvenate over the weekend

Five Quick Ways to Rejuvenate Over the Weekend During the week, you're a fast-flying, hard-working machine. Recharge over the weekend with these five easy indulgences: … [Read more...]