It was March of 2020, and I had just completed a 15-mile run in preparation for my first marathon set to happen in May. Tired and sore, I limped inside for some rest. March of 2020 was a pivotal month! Not only because I completed the longest run I had ever attempted, but also because of the international lockdown that brought the whole world to a stop.
Americans are suffering from a great burden of disease that is rooted in lifestyle. Seventy percent of chronic diseases and ailments—including a third of all cancers—are related to diet. The journey toward improved health, energy, mood, and weight may be as close as your garden—or your local produce department.
This delightful summer salad combines delicious flavors and textures to please any palate and is hearty enough to satisfy the appetite as a main dish. The juice from the mango mixed with fresh mint gives this salad a refreshing flavor. The plantain enhances the sweetness of the salad, and the roasted chickpeas add a delightful crunch!
As the therapist ministered with her hands, she noticed that Millie was drifting off following a dose of painkillers administered by the hospice nurse. The therapist hummed while she worked. Her hum eventually grew into a song, and she began to sing "This Little Light of Mine."
I kept my higher insulin dosages going for two days, and then I decided to try something I had never done before. I had heard about the benefits of going for a walk after eating and had tried it a few times but I had never SEEN any benefit. Well, this time I SAW the benefit.
I remember the first time I had borscht as a child at a friend’s house. It definitely made an impression and the vivid colors were memorable. How often do you eat a meal that is naturally magenta? Those deep rich colors found in plant foods are in fact healing nutrients called phytochemicals that are seldom found in packaged foods.
If you are struggling with how and where to start, then this article is for you! Everyone needs to start somewhere, even if it is from a place of no exercise at all. In fact, getting little to no exercise at all is not an uncommon situation. If this describes you, please do not be discouraged.
Hulda was depressed, overweight, sickly, and constantly fatigued. In her 60’s and suffering from the loss of her husband, her poor health aggravated her depression. Born in 1896 and reared on a Canadian farm, her diet was rich in meat, milk, cream, butter, eggs, and candy. She began walking to relieve her sadness — and set some new records in the process!