The Super Power of Women’s Hormones!

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Did you know that with hormone support we have the ability to minimize the damages done by aging? Did you know that with appropriate hormone support we have the ability to stay at or near our optimal weights, recover from illnesses more quickly, and protect our bones, hearts and brains from deteriorating? Best of all, did you know that with hormone support we can actually age gracefully AND feel great?!

Last week I shared my personal story of two decades of ...

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Women’s Hormones: A Delicate Balancing Act

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This is the first of a two-part series on Women’s Hormones, for Part 2, click here.

Show me a woman who sleeps soundly eight hours every night, has a high libido, hasn’t gained weight in years (with proper diet), is emotionally stable 24/7/365, doesn’t experience bloating or any mild depression and whose brain is as sharp as a tack, and I’ll show you a woman with perfectly balanced hormones. (And, I’ll sell you some swampland in Florida!)

Okay, so none of us ...

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Blooming Beauty All Around!

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We’ve all heard this saying, “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” Today’s post, Flowers!

It’s mid-summer and aren’t many of us surrounded by beautiful flowers either where we live, where we work or where we are traveling? I think most of us would be hard pressed to say there isn’t a beautiful garden to enjoy somewhere near us. What is it about flowers that make us ...

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The Clean 15

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Avocados are not only an exceptionally nutritious super-food, they have topped the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) — The Clean 15. According to EWG, fruits and vegetables on The Clean 15 list had the lowest pesticide load, and consequently are the safest conventionally grown crops to consume from the standpoint of pesticide contamination.

Just like with The Dirty Dozen, I use the EWG’s annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides to inform ...

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Jeepers Creepers – What To Do With Those Old Peepers…

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This week I stopped by a Lenscrafters for an eyeglass adjustment. While there, I noticed the brochures about donating unused eyeglasses or making a donation to an organization they sponsor, called OneSight. Many of you may have heard of them. Onesight is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the global vision care crisis.

What crisis you may ask? According to VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity) approximately 670 million people worldwide are functionally blind or visually impaired because they do not ...

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Two Books I Read from Everyday!

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Yep, I look at these two books every morning! And when I say “read” I mean I turn to a random page each day and am beautifully reminded of the abundance of living simply and with gratitude. I’ve had these books for three years and never tire of reading these gems of wisdom from the author, Mina Parker. She interjects her thoughts with quotes including Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Gertrude Stein and others. Not only do I pause with each ...

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Delicious Summer Beverages – Hold the Processed Sugar

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Someone recently told me that June is National Fruits and Vegetables month! And with the abundance of these food items in our stores and at our farmers markets, we can create some delicious, thirst quenching summer beverages without the use of sugar. And these can certainly carry into July and August!

I’m always on the quest for creative drinks that everyone loves (including me) and that are so much healthier. This week, I’m listing a few of my favorites along with ...

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Eight Awesome Anti-Aging Tips for Summer

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One – Eat Well

Olive oil, yogurt, fish, chocolate, nuts, red wine and blueberries. These foods, many or which are part of the Mediterranean diet, all offer heart health benefits along with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Click here to read my blog post on the Mediterranean diet.

Two – Dry Brush

  • Helps stimulate the lymphatic system, ridding the body of toxins
  • Increases blood flow and circulation, creating firmer skin and reducing the appearance of cellulite
  • Helps exfoliate dead skin cells, thus ...
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Be Aware – The Dirty Dozen

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For the fifth year in a row, apples have topped the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) list of The Dirty Dozen. The Dirty Dozen refers to the list of fresh fruits and vegetables that are likely to contain the most pesticides.

I rinse all of my fresh fruits and vegetables before I eat or cook with them, especially those with skins you are intended to eat. I pay close attention to the EWG’s annual Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides, ...

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Non Toxic Insect Repellents to the Rescue!

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Caroline, this one’s for you! Summertime and the living is easy, except when the flies, gnats and mosquitoes join the party. I can’t tell you how many toxic sprays and creams I covered myself with many years ago without knowing the chemical dangers. The most well-known chemical in insect repellents is DEET. Did you know that it melts plastic and fishing line? Of course it’s effective and insects are smart enough to stay away, but do we want to be ...

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