Blood sugar is a hot topic these days, and for good reason. The concept isn’t new, diabetes was first recorded in English in a medical text written around 1425. The illness was discovered due to the sweet taste that had been noticed in urine (News Medical Life Science).
It’s thought that mushrooms were first cultivated in China and Japan as early as the 6th century, however their use in food and medicine, and even for hallucinogenic purposes, can be traced back to 10,000 BCE (before common era), being used by Ancient Greeks, the Romans, the Mayans, the Chinese and the Vikings, among manyContinue reading “The Mighty Mushroom: Health Benefits of Mushrooms”
Summer means family vacations and BBQ’s and with all of that fun can come a few not-so-healthy choices. Excess sugar, processed food, and maybe a few too many adult beverages, can lead to a bloated belly and sugar cravings – but it’s OK, don’t beat yourself up. In fact, I encourage these little indulgences. What’sContinue reading “Getting Back into Your Healthy Routine After Vacation”
Here in Arizona, as I’m sure many of you in other parts of the country do as well, we beat the summer heat by basking in the pool. And while it does wonders for keeping cool, my hair isn’t as appreciative.