Moo-ving on from Milk

Moo-ving on from Milk

I’m a woman getting to be around the age where I care about my bones. The irony?   Lactose intolerance appears to be another milestone that comes with this age! It’s not so bad that I can never have dairy, but let’s just say that if ...
Not Tonight Honey, I Have a Headache

Not Tonight Honey, I Have a Headache

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and I hate to sound like some kind of old-fashioned 1950s housewife TV character, but I’m not really sure I’m gonna be in the mood for romance (sorry, sweetie!) because it feels like someo ...
3 Different Detoxes for 3 Different Body Types

3 Different Detoxes for 3 Different Body Types

I do a detox cleanse every once in a while, after I’ve been eating out too often and my jeans feel like they’ve shrunk in the wash (when I haven’t actually washed them.) A good detox is an energizing pick-me-up as much as it’s ...
Oil of Oregano…for Every Ache and Woe

Oil of Oregano…for Every Ache and Woe

I try not to take traditional medicine unless it’s absolutely necessary, as in: I’m on my deathbed, gasping for breath. (And my boyfriend teases me that even if I were on my death bed, I’d ask for a tincture of apple cider vinegar a ...
End the Acid Trip With “Alkaline” Foods

End the Acid Trip With “Alkaline” Foods

When I first heard the phrase “toxic acid overload” on my fave TV health talk show yesterday, I thought it sounded like the name of a 1980s heavy metal band. But it turns out that there are “acid-forming” foods that can caus ...
Elderberry for When You Feel “Eh”

Elderberry for When You Feel “Eh”

I was on the elliptical at the gym this weekend, trying to just jam to my tunes (The Grateful Dead, if you must know), and the guy working out next to me was having a love affair with his sweat towel. He kept burying his face in it, talking to itR ...
Chocolate Tea for a Skinnier Me

Chocolate Tea for a Skinnier Me

Did you know about chocolate tea? I didn’t. And I wish I had known. Instead of consuming a 750+ calorie slice of chocolate lava cake during my Christmas shopping marathon at the mall last week, I could have gotten my chocolate fix with a cup of ...