take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

By Elizabeth DeRosa of Finding The Way Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Author Tips to Help You Navigate the Grocery Store Trying to choose healthy foods while navigating the grocery store can be confusing and overwhelming. Here are my top 10 tips for a successful trip. Eating healthier “whole” foods increases your intake of necessary vitamins, minerals, and other disease-fighting antioxidants. Shop in the outer perimeter of the … Continue reading take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

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

The Bon-Vivant Girls’ Tips and Tricks to Enjoy Eating Out

by Nathalie Botros We all know how to lose weight: “eat less and healthier, exercise more”. So how come we keep failing? It isn’t because of lack of strength and determination, but because we try to lose the weight with a “diet”. The minute we say the word “diet”, our brain translates it to “restriction”. Which means we are forbidden to eat what we want. In … Continue reading The Bon-Vivant Girls’ Tips and Tricks to Enjoy Eating Out

Take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

By Elizabeth DeRosa of Finding The Way Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Author Tips to Help You Navigate the Grocery Store Trying to choose healthy foods while navigating the grocery store can be confusing and overwhelming. Here are my top 10 tips for a successful trip. Eating healthier “whole” foods increases your intake of necessary vitamins, minerals, and other disease-fighting antioxidants. Shop in the outer perimeter … Continue reading Take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips

The Skinny on Prebiotics and Probiotics

By William B. Miller, Jr., M.D With summer right around the corner, you may be starting to think about “suiting up,” and shed those  few pesky pounds that just won’t go away, but most likely won’t succeed.   Clearly, this has become an increasing source of frustration for many Americans. In fact, a recent report emphasizes just this. The incidence of obesity in the general … Continue reading The Skinny on Prebiotics and Probiotics

SPRING INTO SPRING!! 7 Ways to Be More Optimistic

We set the clocks ahead for daylight savings and many of us woke up to a darker sky feeling sluggish thanks to a one hour loss of sleep. If you hit the snooze, pulled the covers up over your head still feeling bummed out about your waistline, bank account, career or love life, you’re not alone. Despite more daylight our worries will still be there. … Continue reading SPRING INTO SPRING!! 7 Ways to Be More Optimistic

Organic Consumers Association Endorses New American Grassfed Association Dairy Standards

 AGA Standards Give Consumers Confidence in the Integrity of Dairy Products labeled “pasture-raised” or “Grassfed” FINLAND, Minn. – The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today endorsed the American Grassfed Association’s (AGA) new standards for the certification of dairy products from cows raised entirely on pasture. “As consumers become more conscious of the health, environmental and animal welfare benefits of milk and dairy products from cows raised … Continue reading Organic Consumers Association Endorses New American Grassfed Association Dairy Standards

Spring Cleaning with Limoneira Citrus

Use Limoneira citrus to revitalize and clean any home – without any of the harmful chemicals found in many store-bought cleaners March is here and Spring has sprung! That means it’s time for Spring Cleaning. However, it’s no secret that store-bought cleaning agents can be full of hidden and harmful chemicals that are best left outside the home. Therefore, this month Limoneira spokesperson and founder … Continue reading Spring Cleaning with Limoneira Citrus

iPhone app detects online predators By Caleb Radford

A PREDATOR-catching app is using algorithms to detect children’s emotions so it can alert parents when online threats surface. To be launched in the coming months, Sophie is an iPhone app developed by researchers in South Australia. Sophie uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to alert parents when their children demonstrate emotional behaviour such as anxiety or fear. The app is centred around a third-party keyboard, which … Continue reading iPhone app detects online predators By Caleb Radford

Ross Sapir’s Stress Reducing Tips for Your Next Big Move

According to recent studies, 61% of people place moving homes at the top of their stress list, ahead of relationship breakdowns, divorce or even a new job. One way to ease this stress is to hire professionals to do all the heavy lifting, but that still leaves the packing and organization of your affairs. Ross Sapir, founder and CEO of Roadway Moving has compiled some of the lesser known … Continue reading Ross Sapir’s Stress Reducing Tips for Your Next Big Move