I was surprised to read about singer Joni Mitchel who according to a recent interview with the Toronto Star “…has struggled with Morgellons Syndrome, a parasitic infestation some doctors claim is delusional. Sufferers have inexplicable painful skin lesions and a general weakening of the immune system.” What surprises me most is how the medical community…… Continue reading Some thoughts on the “it’s all in your head” diagnosis
The other night I watched David Suzuki’s lastet story on Programmed to Be Fat and could not help but feel somewhat hopeless. Watch this very compelling and informative CBC program and then ask yourself “What do I need to stop resonating with to maintain a healthy weight?” “PROGRAMMED TO BE FAT” on Nature Of Things…… Continue reading 3 Links to Expand Your Awareness of Healthy Food Choices
Healthy food choices are getting seriously more difficult to make. We know the harm that pesticides can cause and yet who knows what has been used in the production of food. The Environmental Working Group however, helps consumers evaluate choices. Every year they name the “Dirty Dozen” in terms of foods that retain pesticides and…… Continue reading Can You Spot The Dirty Dozen?
I am fascinated by the changing world of marketing and advertising and how that affects my choices as a consumer. Companies are either treating us as intelligent informed people who want the best or trying to fool our decision making process by tapping into unmet life needs using bright colors and language that ties in with what…… Continue reading Consumers Ahead of the Curve Helping Each Other to Make Healthy Food Choices.
Make the Energize Life Intention: I make healthy food choices your focus of the week. Many of you are already there reading labels and being aware of what is and is not food for health and well being. If you make this intention your focus for the week, notice how articles, tips, and other people…… Continue reading Focus for the week: Healthy Food Choices
Sometime ago I read John Ratey’s book called Spark: [amazon_link id=”0316113506″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain[/amazon_link] and was inspired by the advances in neuroscience linking exercise to improvements to just about anything in life. The smallest movement can create an improvement but certainly regular exercise helps us to…… Continue reading How exercise jogs the brain – Parentcentral.ca