In today’s post we want to share a moving, Oscar-winning short film called Stutterer. On the surface the film is about a young man with a speech impediment, but on deeper level the film is about the power of desire to open us up, to become more visible rather than remain small and anonymous. WeContinue reading “What Will It Take?”
In today’s post we want to share a conversation that could help you in your health journey. Over the last couple of years Maribel and I have been paying more attention to the root causes of many of our own health struggles and have been inspired by the work of both Mark Hyman and ChrisContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Unconventional?”
Although we may not be able to take all of the risk factors off the table, there’s plenty we can do to optimize our health and reduce our chances of cancer. As we get closer to the holidays, don’t let excess food and alcohol take you off your commitment to yourself. Most people overeat andContinue reading “Cancer and Holiday Excesses”
What are you eating after working out? Aim for real food is the word for the wise. Powders and bars may be useful in emergencies but they are not replacements for natural, non-processed meals. Eggs come to mind as a great quick and delicious meal after a workout. People often discard the yokes because ofContinue reading “Post Workout Meals”
Food is the best medicine. Please take a moment to read about the potential benefits of reducing carbohydrate intake to affect mood disorders. So much of the modern diet is based on processed food; we are beginning to understand the consequences. If you yourself are struggling with symptoms of a mood or thought disorder, IContinue reading “Food as Medicine”
Reminding ourselves of the sweetness and goodness of life, Maribel baked some delicious cookies Friday night to lighten our spirits. These are a great alternative for anyone avoiding gluten. They are delicious! Ingredients 3 cups of almond flour 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup mapleContinue reading “Hurricane Irma Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies”
Eating well does not have to be difficult or time consuming. Practice loving yourself by nourishing the body with healthy satisfying meals.
Aim for higher protein and fatty foods for the storm. They will keep you satisfied longer and keep your weight in check.
New UCLA research suggests that the more muscle mass older Americans have, the less likely they are to die prematurely. The findings add to the growing evidence that overall body composition — and not the widely used body mass index, or BMI — is a better predictor of all-cause mortality. Source: Older adults: BuildContinue reading “Older adults: Build muscle and you’ll live longer | UCLA”