Why Organic Produce IS Worth It

I don't often write opinion pieces like this, but the recent debate over whether organic produce is any better than conventional has compelled me to speak up.  In a September 4th news post, researchers from Stanford University were reported as saying: Eating organic fruits and vegetables can lower exposure to pesticides, including for children -- … Continue reading Why Organic Produce IS Worth It

6 Easy Ways to Naturally Increase Your Energy Level

Before you reach for another coffee or energy drink to keep you going, try one of these all-natural energy tips.  They may not give you wings, but you'll get enough of a lift to happily get on with your day.  And you won't get the jitters or miss any shuteye later from overdoing it on … Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Naturally Increase Your Energy Level

Why You Need to Soak Your Nuts (and Seeds)

Yes, it's a provocative title--I wanted to make sure it caught your attention!--but I bet you'll remember from now on why you should soak all nuts and seeds! http://youtu.be/vfrjPRCUqCk Special thanks Eric Espiritu, my scene partner, DP, and editor for this video.  He has a sketch comedy channel Cut These Ropes on YouTube you might … Continue reading Why You Need to Soak Your Nuts (and Seeds)

Juicing for Health

I'm happy to say I've started juicing again...you know I'm talking about fruits and veggies, right?  Summer is a perfect time to juice, when the goal is to enjoy the warm weather while showing off glowing skin...in a bathing suit.  Not there yet?  Adding fresh juice to your daily routine might be able to help.  … Continue reading Juicing for Health

How to Make Big Changes When You Have No Time to Spare

What if I said that in a year you could learn 365 new words, write a short story (or even a book), learn a new language, increase your body's strength and flexibility, and improve your sense of well-being without adding any more time to your day?  You'd think I was nuts, right?  Well it's true!  … Continue reading How to Make Big Changes When You Have No Time to Spare