Fats? Should I eat them?

Fat does not make you fat.  There are certain types of fats that should be avoided at all costs, but just so we are clear, Fat does not make you fat.  Next time you are in the grocery store pick up a box of so called “Healthy zero fat or low fat” cereal and take a look at the ingredients and/or sugar content.  How is that healthy?  let me ask you this, have you ever seen a fat Lion?  What do lions eat?  Meat; red meat, lean meat, and the entire animal.  Which brings us to one source of good fat, saturated fat.   Continue reading


Coffee, to drink or not to drink?

Growing up I never got in coffee for one main reason:  I was misguided into thinking that it was an unhealthy substance to be polluting your body with.  Sure I tried it here and there to see what all the rage was about, but decided it was not good enough to out weight the “negative” health effects.  (That’s what ice cream and stouts are for).  I’m sure you would be surprised to look in my pantry today,  you would find various coffee beans, grinders, and makers.  What gives you ask? Continue reading


“Effortless Healing”

51lz-QP3JvL__SY344_BO1,204,203,200_I enjoy to read well because knowledge is power.  Right now I am on a big reading bender since I am recovering from surgery and am limited to physical activity (injury is an opportunity).  I just finished a book written by the founder of the number one visited natural health website in the world, Dr. Joseph Mercola of Mercola.com.   “Effortless Healing” is a easy to follow guideline for the average American to restructure their health and get on the easy track to being well.  I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in taking the right steps to bettering their health but has no idea where to begin.  Skip the medications, skip the “Diet” plans, skip the hardcore workouts.  Taking control of your well being will be a walk in the park if you follow even a few of the strategies listed in the book.

Below are a few point taken from Dr. Mercolas’ Effortless Healing.  I hope they peak your interested and get you inspired to continue to do more.

Continue reading