Essential Oils, must have!

If you have not yet ventured into the world of Essential Oils, let me nudge you just a bit! I have long believed that natural Lavender does help you to relax and become more calm. I have used lavender everything for my daughter, bubble bath, lotion, … [Read more...]

Perfect Keto

There are endless choices when it comes to protein powders and shakes. You can spend a lot of time and money trying out various products until you find the one. Hey... that can also go for the painful dating process too, except trying product usually … [Read more...]

The all new VIP community!

In an attempt to revamp Your Lighter Side, there will be a few new things to offer! The VIP membership is just $5 monthly and you will be on an exclusive email list that offers giveaways and coupons! I will be capping the membership at 100 members … [Read more...]

OLD WIVES’S TALES ABOUT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS

OLD WIVES’S TALES ABOUT DIET AND WEIGHT LOSS www.drcalapai.net   An estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, and Americans spend $33 billion each year on weight loss products. Yet, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or … [Read more...]

Vegetable oil overdose

The US is overdosing by a factor of 10 on polyunsaturated food – vegetable oil alone comprises 25-40% of the average American’s daily calories – and these oils overwhelm our metabolism and cause chronic pain, colitis, obesity, fatigue and … [Read more...]

Food on the Brain

Food on the Brain… Top Brain Boosters to Add and Brain Drainers to Drop From Your Shopping List The foods you have in your pantry and fridge may be helping or hindering your brain. Dr. Christopher Calapai DO, a New York City Osteopathic Physician … [Read more...]

Nature Made® Adult Gummies

#ad Nature Made® Adult Gummies sponsored this post. Enjoy! If only Prancercising gave me abs of steel. But that I cannot expect. I do know I can expect to get all of the nutrients needed as a mom on the go with my Nature Made® Adult Gummies, and … [Read more...]

Do not let your heavy head hold you back!

Runner’s Beware: you may be missing a big piece of the picture in your training! HEAD STRONG: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN  POSTURE, FASCIA, & RUNNING   The human head weighs ~12 pounds. It is a commonly and widely known fact. But true as … [Read more...]

A few tips: Pregnancy and Food

Food and Pregnancy Tips from Jan Rydfors MD, Co-Founder of EmbraceHer, creators of the app, Pregnancy Companion: The Obstetrician's Mobile Guide to Pregnancy   Is Caffeine OK? Is it safe to have coffee while pregnant? Limited intake of … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake

There’s nothing cooler than going directly from a midlife crisis into a cheesecake baking bender. Little else lifts the spirits like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven–especially in a cheesecake. And now, thanks to Ideal Sweetener, options … [Read more...]

Friday Flashback

Just in case you have been living under a rock and have not heard of the Oopsie Roll, may I introduce you to your new favorite recipe?!! You can use these in so many different ways, or just stick with the basics. This recipe is original to Your … [Read more...]

Safety Tat

If you are anything like me, there is no such phrase as "over protective" when it comes to the safety of your children. I do realize they need to be their own person as well and learn to adapt being away from me. Sending my daughter to Zoo  day camp … [Read more...]

Cereal Killer

In his riveting book Cereal Killer, Alan L. Watson, Author of 21 Days to a Healthy Heart, shares the unintended consequences of the low fat diet  in small, easy-to-digest textual bites. A quick, easy to follow read, don't let this shortish tome … [Read more...]

The treadmill desk and my new balance

I have a serious love affair with my treadmill desk. Having lost 100 pounds since the end of last August (7 months), I’m now trying to walk at least five times per week for an hour while working, to work those slow twitch muscles regularly. It's … [Read more...]

Review: Rich Food, Poor Food

A fun, kicky guide to the supermarket romp, Rich Food, Poor Food helps readers navigate the sometimes overwhelming aisles of the supermarket. … [Read more...]