What you NEED to know about intermittent fasting! ⏰

What you NEED to know about intermittent fasting! ⏰

There’s a LOT of information about fasting and it can get confusing about what’s right for you. It’s important to understand what fasting is, how it can affect your body and how to incorporate it effectively. Let me explain about fasting and how it works. Metabolic...
Kristen’s 9 Wellness Skills For The Holidays

Kristen’s 9 Wellness Skills For The Holidays

The holidays can be absolutely exhausting. I know, I know, it’s the most WONDERFUL time of the year blah blah blah. But it can still wear you down and trigger a cycle of sloppy, lazy habits to just get all the “stuff” done. Between the challenges of travel, the higher...
What’s the deal with collagen powder?

What’s the deal with collagen powder?

I always get asked “what’s the best collagen protein powder,” and that’s a tricky question to answer. Many collagen products are marketed as healthy, but don’t actually contain quality ingredients and some actually contain some pretty yucky stuff. Which is why I do...
How Sneaky Alcohol Sabotages Sleep

How Sneaky Alcohol Sabotages Sleep

We’ve all been there – that innocent glass of wine or one more cocktail, right? At 64 I am part of the generation where drinking WAS an activity! Holidays, birthdays, weekends, and celebrations in general, involved drinking. Sure, I still enjoy a yummy...
Can Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improve Arthritis?

Can Extra Virgin Olive Oil Improve Arthritis?

My mother had arthritis in her hands. Enlarged finger joints, bump where her thumb and wrist met, some twists at the top of the fingers on her right hand and some occasional locking up of the knuckles.. After years of being a culinary professional and overusing my...