GoatHouse Brewing Co

November 2017  By Elizabeth Smith One of my first weekend trips to Placer County, California, included a stop at GoatHouse Brewing, which recently celebrating four years in business. A few visits later, after their Farm Yoga experience, I caught up with co-owner, Catherine Johnson, about what it’s like to live the dream: owning a craft brewery which produces its own hops and raises its own … Continue reading GoatHouse Brewing Co

Healthy competition leads to weight loss success By Caleb Radford

WORKPLACE rivalry and mobile technology are proving to be successful tools for battling obesity and heart disease. A three-year study by researchers at Flinders University in South Australia found that exercising in groups, particularly co-workers, helped provide the motivation required to lose weight. The study, in collaboration with corporate fitness company Stepathlon, involved almost 70,000 employees from 64 countries including India, Australia and the United … Continue reading Healthy competition leads to weight loss success By Caleb Radford

Craig Ramsay’s healthy tips to shape up for summer

If you were one of the countless people who made New Year’s resolutions to hit the gym this year, more than likely life got in the way and your determination fizzled out. You are not alone. An estimated 92% of people who make this goal do not follow through. There is another reason right around the corner to start eating lighter and exercising more. Do you … Continue reading Craig Ramsay’s healthy tips to shape up for summer

Ask the Anytime People by Grant and Cathy Pritchard

Ask the Anytime People! Expert answers to your health and wellness questions By Grant and Cathy Pritchard Question: I know water is great for my health and hydration, but I get really tired of drinking it all the time. Are there any other healthy alternatives that will allow me to hydrate just as well? Answer: Water is optimal for quenching your thirst and it’s important for … Continue reading Ask the Anytime People by Grant and Cathy Pritchard

Ask the Anytime People; Expert answers to your health and wellness questions

Ask the Anytime People – Expert answers to your health and wellness questions By Grant & Cathy Pritchard Question: I love fast food, but I am trying to lose weight and improve my health. Is it okay to eat fast foods while on a diet program? Answer: Yes, but as always, there are a few important points to keep in mind. We all know fast food … Continue reading Ask the Anytime People; Expert answers to your health and wellness questions

Ask the Anytime People; Grant and Cathy Pritchard

Expert answers to your health and wellness questions by Grant & Cathy Pritchard Question: How do you manage healthy eating while on vacation? Answer: There’s no doubt that eating healthy can be very tricky when you’re on vacation. Whether you’re short on time or you want to experience all of the different foods available, it can be difficult to stick to a particular diet plan. … Continue reading Ask the Anytime People; Grant and Cathy Pritchard

The Sunshine Booster Smoothie

I saw this recipe on the well and good site and thought, “my readers must see this!”  The trifecta of inflammation-fighters in the Sunshine Booster Smoothie include pineapple, turmeric, and ginger. Come April, we’ve never craved sunshine so much. And we’ve just found it in a glass. This spicy-sweet smoothie recipe is layered with dynamic flavors, playing between a Pina Colada and a turmeric-ginger juice. Here’s why we’ll … Continue reading The Sunshine Booster Smoothie

Financial Incentives for slimming down

Losing weight isn’t easy.  The decision to change your eating and exercise habits is difficult to make.  An even harder choice, is finding the best way to go about it. HealthyWage is a company that can help you make that tough decision to implement a lifestyle change.  In 2012, HealthyWage contests assisted more than 1,300 locals shed 16,700 lbs.  The dangling carrot, monetary compensation.  And … Continue reading Financial Incentives for slimming down

Expert Answers to Your Health Wellness Questions; Ask the Anytime People

Authors:  Grant & Cathy Pritchard Expert answers to your health and wellness questions Question: Does cooking food in a microwave cause nutrient loss? Answer: This is a great question because microwaves are pervasive throughout society. In fact, they’re a staple in almost every kitchen. Despite their popularity, many people are convinced that radiation from microwaves destroys nutrients. Thankfully, research does not back this up. The … Continue reading Expert Answers to Your Health Wellness Questions; Ask the Anytime People

Ask the Anytime Guys; Feb 2013

Expert answers to your health and wellness questions By Grant & Cathy Pritchard Question: If I get sick, will loading up on Vitamin C help me get better sooner? Answer: This question is coming at a great time, and many people will start to worry about how much vitamin C they are consuming when they feel an illness coming on. For the most part, studies … Continue reading Ask the Anytime Guys; Feb 2013