Our Brain Needs Sugar

 Before you think I’m giving you the thumbs-up on eating sugar-laden food like donuts and cookies, and drinks like milk shakes and southern sweet tea, let me explain the different kinds of sugars. The sugar glucose (good sugar) is used or stored as glycogen, to...

Why all the fuss?

Why all the fuss about MSG? Monosodium glutamate is an amino acid (with the mineral sodium attached to it), manufactured chemically and used as a flavor enhancer. A flavor enhancer makes your brain chemistry think the food tastes different than it does; MSG gives the...

Become a Problem Solver

The definition of a habit: to do something with an automatic response. Good habits are making your bed first thing when you get up, folding the clothes as you take them out of the dryer; filling your pantry with only healthy ingredient foods and monitoring your...

Spring is in the Air

Springtime is a time to connect back to nature after a long winter inside. But be aware of the toxic dangers lurking everywhere: Sun screen: In 2014 the Environmental Working Group (EWG) reviewed 2000 sunscreen products and 75% contained toxic chemicals: Oxybenzone ~...

Love Your Liver

I can’t talk enough about the importance of liver health. To function at its best, however, it has to be free of debris. As an example: you’d clean the filter on your AC to keep it from breaking down in the heat of the summer; you’d change your car’s fuel filter to...