Hooray for summer! It’s time for the best eating and the best treats of the year! When our children were young, fun foods during long, hot summer days were very important. I have a feeling that Heavenly Father has the same plan. It’s one of the reasons summer fruits and veggies are most plentiful, affordable and delicious. Here are some ideas for fun ways to take advantage of wonderful summer produce.
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The body’s response to diet drinks is chilling in exactly the wrong way because instead of refreshing us, they actually cause fatigue and depression! This, of course, is just what we DON’T’ need to help create happy summer memories for and with our dear ones. Instead, here's a delicious and healthy alternative (and some of the science behind the addictive properties of those other drinks).
Could our Forefathers have imagined that the physical health of our great nation’s population would rank number 34, well behind that of other countries with fewer resources? And why is little Loma Linda in California (population 24,000) the exception to the rest of the United States, ranking No. 4 worldwide of great places to be healthy and happy?
We're on a roll! Will you help us reach 500? There are prizes and a $50 VISA gift card in store! Ever wonder why only people, cats and dogs are obese? Today's article has the answer and features the weight loss success story of a lovely LDS woman in her senior years who lost over 160 pounds when a prayer about the Word of Wisdom was answered.
How do you feel about your health and weight this summer? Are you interested in joining me as I kick off a plan to lose 5-10 pounds and gain some muscle with healthy eating and exercise? Based on the principles of the Church’s new Self-Reliance courses, this 12-week Challenge just might turn into your best summer ever! My plan includes lots to eat (including carbs) and NO counting points or calories! And it’s FREE.
Simply said, most doctors do not promote diet as a primary resource for healing when illness occurs because this has not been a focus of their training. They may refer you to a nutritionist. However, it’s a great ethical dilemma for the medical community because there is no money to be made in pointing their patients to the grocery store and the health food store instead of to an expensive prescription.
Oh yes, it can truly be a challenge to healthfully feed everyone throughout the ages and stages of a family. Here are five great strategies and our family’s all-time favorite Lemon Chicken (or Bean) soup. It’s a winner.