1. Vitamins & Minerals

    Vitamins such as A, B (there are several), C, D and E, and minerals, like calcium, iron and sodium, are needed by the body to trigger chemical reactions necessary to maintain good health.  Vitamins enhance the body’s use of carbohydrates, proteins and fats and are critical in the formation of blood cells, hormones, nervous system chemicals known as neurotransmitters, and DNA.  Minerals are sma…Read More

  2. Water

    Water is quite possibly the single most important component in maintaining good health throughout your life.  Most people don’t realize that the body is predominantly made up of water, with a healthy woman being between 50-60% water, and a healthy man being between 60 -70%.  Water is responsible for cellular life, chemical and metabolic reactions, transporting nutrients to cells, body temperat…Read More

  3. Eating for Good Health

    The quality and quantity of the food you consume are the two things you must consider if you want to eat with the goal of wellness in mind.  In today’s society, where processed and fast foods are the norm, it is sometimes difficult to maintain quality food choices.  Add to that super-sized portions and it becomes nearly impossible to control caloric intake.  Here are some easy steps for healt…Read More

  4. Reading Food Labels

    Many people struggle with reading food labels. The most successful way to read labels for better health is to not eat foods that come with a label! Although that isn’t realistic in today’s society, it makes an important point. Eat more foods that don’t come in a package, and you will be healthier. That said, you need to know how to read labels. The first thing you need to look at with any la…Read More