Surprising Health Benefits of Spices & Herbs

I’ve never really thought of spices and herbs as being good for us, have you?  Then the other day in one of my magazines I read that adding cinnamon to foods can help us avoid type 2 diabetes. That’s pretty amazing.

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That’s just one of cinnamon’s benefits.  For example, did you know that cinnamon can cure baldness? Yep, no more need for Hair Club for Men, or that spray-on stuff they used to advertise.  Ladies, don’t forget to let your husband in on that secret!   Continue reading

How to Eat for Eye Health

 

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I’ve suffered from nearsightedness (or myopia) since I was around 12 years old. Nowadays, without wearing my glasses or contacts, I can barely see myself in the  mirror! (one benefit:  I can’t see wrinkles). I also have to squint to read small print, even with my eye helpers.  When I go to the supermarket I take reading glasses along to read that teeny tiny print that manufacturers put on their product labels just to annoy those of us over 50.  Continue reading

7 Ways to R-E-S-P-E-C-T Yourself

 

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Rejuevenate by getting enough sleep to fill your individual needs. Why do we need sleep?  While we’re sleeping, our brain is kicking in to create connections between brain cells and increasing neuroplasticity, our brain’s ability to change and adapt Lack of sleep can actually make us age faster.* Continue reading

How to Take Care of your Feet

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Think about your poor feet for a minute, will ya?

Runners pound them on the pavement.  (Bea has seen barefoot runners! What the heck are they thinking?) (Actually, I googled it, and here’s what I found about barefoot running)

Teenagers flip-flop around in flip-flops. (One of the most dangerous pairs of things to put on our feet, by the way) Continue reading