Yesterday we reviewed the history of diets - thought you might enjoy...
1830’s Rev. Sylvester Graham—set out to remedy the signs of gluttony, sexual urges and all manner of immorality among his followers by proposing a special diet of whole... Read more
Found some wonderful food pyramids @ www.naturally-healthy-ea ting.com/food-pyramid.html - not thinking about vegan, but like the emphasis on fresh.
Led me to another site www.pcrm.org/ where I found th... Read more
I don't know if you caught the 60 Minutes episode last night, but Dr. Robert Lustig considers sugar a toxin - worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer.
www.cbsnews.com/8301-185 60_162-57407294/is-sugar-t oxic/ ... Read more
We finished our Wellness Session early, so I thought I'd take advantage of the free time to relay the 'future me' story. I will post information (promise) on what I'm learning later, but this is a catch as catch can moment...
The story was ... Read more
I have been remiss in posting a blog - partially because of time and partially because of a health rollercoaster.
Feb 23 - treated myself to a '60 revolutions around the sun' physical and my GP found a lump
Feb 27 - mammogram, ultrasound ... Read more
In today’s meditation, Sheila Patel, M.D., focuses "on the gift of nourishment that is provided to us through our food."
"By making conscious choices, we can tap into the healing energy and information ... that healthy food provides."
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I am participating in the Chopra 21 Day Mind-Body Odyssey. www.chopracentermeditati on.com/bestsellers/MEDITAT ION_WINTER_2012/register.asp
Today the meditation 'touched a nerve' and I thought I'd share.
The focu... Read more
Chapter 5 is all about the heart, “four chambers, four valves, and a little pacemaker…the fuel pump”.
Since Chapter 4 emphasized exercise, this chapter explained the science. Every cell is either decaying or growing, not only that, but “dec... Read more
My niece sent my sis and me an interesting article. jezebel.com/5886443/goin g-hungry-can-make-you-craz y-but-it-may-keep-you-from -going-senile?utm_source=J ezebel+Newsletter&utm_camp aign=a16cafcf01-UA-142218-20&utm_medi... Read more
I know I am starting in the middle, but I wanted to share our Wellness Session while it was still fresh in my mind.
The summary for Chapter 4 is, “Harry's first rule: Exercise six days a week for the rest of your life. That's it! No negotia... Read more
I have been remiss in sharing what I’m learning as we progress with our corporate wellness initiative, but will attempt to catch up in the coming days. As part of the process we were asked to record our current activity/nutrition state and our g... Read more
As part of our Younger Next Year/Live Healthy Nebraska Wellness program we were given a Behavior Chain handout.
The premise is: Antecedent --> Behavior --> Consequence
Two examples were provided.
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We experienced our first major snowstorm of the winter Saturday - meticulously timed - no school and perfect packing snow.
The wind was out of the north, and 'plastered' that side of anything that did not move. Our entry court faces south, ... Read more