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Nuggets of Wisdom for Healthy Aging

Want to live a joyful life? Want to live healthily throughout your life? Allow Cal Samra, former Associate Press Reporter, current editor of "The Joyful Noiseletter" and an octogenarian to share with you nuggets of wisdom for healthy aging, living joyfully and meaningfully in body, mind and spirit. I sat down with Cal Samra, author [...]

By | July 14th, 2018|Christianity, Fitness, Health, Interviews, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Nuggets of Wisdom for Healthy Aging

How Do You Want to Age?

You’re going to your high school reunion and you want to look fabulous. But your back ache seems to have become your new best friend. Every day that you look in the mirror, you’re reminded that change is inevitable, and with change, comes loss. Too often aging is characterized by limited mobility, pain, loss of [...]

By | June 2nd, 2018|Health, Wellness|Comments Off on How Do You Want to Age?

The Beauty of the Watermelon Radish

Look what I found at my latest trip to the farmer's market. Watermelon Radish! Have you ever purchased a vegetable because of its appearance? I bought the watermelon radish because it was so pretty!!! Its beauty is truly amazing. Looking like a green turnip on the outside, its inner beauty is stunning! When sliced, it [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|Health|Comments Off on The Beauty of the Watermelon Radish

Mango-Beloved Fruit

Succulent, sweet, juicy, each mango is a masterwork of nature for its aroma. Its delicate flavor along with its dietary and therapeutic properties make this tropical fruit a must-have for anyone who loves health and wellness. Mango--beloved fruit, it certainly is to many. Health properties of the Mango: The mango pulp contains 81.7% water. It [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Mango-Beloved Fruit

Is the Radiation from our Cell Phones Affecting our Health?

While traveling this summer, I opted not to do the body scanner at the airport. Since I had gotten to the airport early, I figure I would take my time and even endure a physical pat down instead. At a busy Atlanta airport, one could only imagine that the TSA officers were not pleased that [...]

By | September 28th, 2015|Blog, Health, Religion|Comments Off on Is the Radiation from our Cell Phones Affecting our Health?

Gut Health and Its Connection to our Whole Being (Part 2)

Like the brain, the gut has countless amounts of neurons, so many that scientists are now calling the gut the “second brain”. According to Dr. David Perlmutter, a renowned neurologist whose expertise includes gluten issues, brain health and nutrition, and preventing neurodegenerative disorders, "this 'second brain' not only regulates muscle function, immune cells, and hormones, [...]

By | August 24th, 2015|Christianity, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Gut Health and Its Connection to our Whole Being (Part 2)

Gut Health and Autoimmune Disease (Part 1)

The gut, otherwise referred to as the digestive system, is found in the abdomen. The gut consists of major organs that include the stomach, intestines and the bowel. The two main purposes of the gut are to absorb nutrients and remove waste products. According to research, the majority of diseases that affect the gut are [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Health|Comments Off on Gut Health and Autoimmune Disease (Part 1)

Holistic Remedies for Treating Hypertension

Hypertension is responsible for 60,000 deaths per year. Many die without ever knowing anything is wrong. Thirty percent of Americans suffer from this ‘silent’ killer. Hypertension or high blood pressure is medically defined as a condition in which the arteries have consistently high pressure. For many, high blood pressure is often a ‘gateway’ condition that [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|Blog, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Holistic Remedies for Treating Hypertension

Trim Some Fat from your Soul and Lose Weight

When I left the classroom for the gym, working no longer as a teacher but as a personal trainer, it didn’t take me long to recognize that something was amiss as I began training adults, particularly the ones interested in losing weight. They had other challenges besides adhering to an exercise program and a healthy [...]

By | June 8th, 2015|Blog, Health, Spirituality, Wellness|Comments Off on Trim Some Fat from your Soul and Lose Weight