Anti-Inflammatory Diet

A number of foods we eat (or don’t eat) have caused inflammation in our bodies. Some scientists and doctors feel that inflammation plays an important part of our lives. For instance, getting too many Omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFAs) in our diet helps our bodies to create more inflammation. Eating the heart-healthy fatty acids (from cold water fish like salmon and tuna) changes the ratio of Omega-6 EFAs to Omega-3 EFAs from 20-30:1 back down…

More Health Benefits of Exercise

Recently, 10,000 of us are reaching the age of “retirement” each day of the year. I don’t know about you, but I’m not even considering “retiring” until I have accomplished all that I set out to do! So what can we do to feel better, have more energy and perhaps live longer? We really don’t have to look any further than old-fashioned exercise. From preventing chronic health conditions to boosting confidence and self-esteem, the merits…

What Are Antioxidants?

Toxins, Free Radicals and Antioxidants We all live in a toxic environment. No matter where we live or how careful we are, we can’t avoid environmental toxins. They are in the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink all over the planet. What is particularly worrisome is the high levels of pesticides in our homes, considerably higher than to levels we are exposed to outdoors. We have 300 to 500…