Calorie Consumption


All calories are not metabolized equally in the body. Sugars and starches are metabolized with insulin, when it is working properly. If insulin resistance has developed due to overconsumption of carbohydrate calories, insulin is not able to deliver glucose to the cells for energy effectively and instead stores it immediately as fat. If you carry …

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Like your Wine?


Like your wine? I do to! But, here are some negative aspects of it. Wine, however, is not for everyone. Certain medical conditions are worsened by the consumption of wine, so it’s vital you seek the advice of your personal physician.       Here’s a few things to know: High Triglycerides: One downside to …

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Moving your Body!


Ancient rituals for the passing of elders included sitting perfectly still for extended periods of time, which doesn't allow for the movement of lymph and results in death of the body. To avoid a slow death from sitting in front of TV's, computer screens, and in cars, consider getting up and moving around at least …

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Responsibility: Is it a factor for Preschoolers?


Ever wondered why today’s generation of kids lack basic manners, etiquette and discipline? One of the factors that encourage this type of behavior is the lack of exposure to the concept of responsibility and chores. As parents, you want to give your children everything and sometimes your efforts end up spoiling them.  This ends up doing …

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Educating young Children


As educators, what do you think about the word "Play"? What comes into your mind when you hear the word "Play"? Play is fundamental for young children's growth in their development; it is the way young children learn. Play is essential to early learning. Play is the main reason why children learn and develop ideas about the …

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