The Truth About Supplements (hint, follow the money)

“There’s a sucker born every minute.” -P.T. Barnum There’s a lot of misinformation and questionable advice out there when it comes to fitness and proper nutrition, the main reason being that magazines, people, and articles are often pursuing ways in which to sell a product, (usually a worthless supplement,) or to be the first to… Continue reading The Truth About Supplements (hint, follow the money)

Eat Clean Recipe “The Healthy Elvis”

“There’s only one cure for this body of mine That’s to have that “Healthy Elvis” that I love so fine! Mm mm mm, mm, yay, yay It’s all shook (or blended) up” (Thought by historians to be the original lyrics for the Elvis hit “All Shook Up.” First off, the confession must be made I’m… Continue reading Eat Clean Recipe “The Healthy Elvis”

Costco’s Top 10 “Eat Clean” items at a Healthy Price

“If it tastes good, spit it out.” Jack LaLanne (50’s Fitness Guru) Following yesterday’s post, “ALDI’s Top 10 “Eat Clean” Food Items at a Healthy Price,” I had the idea off of a few other wordpressers varied food reviews of items from some of my favorite grocers (ALDI, CostCo, Trader Joe’s,) I knew I had to make… Continue reading Costco’s Top 10 “Eat Clean” items at a Healthy Price

ALDI’s Top 10 “Eat Clean” Food Items at a Healthy Price

Aldi has gradually become one of my, (if not the favorite) place to grocery shop over the past few years. Why is that? I initially wasn’t terribly impressed when I first went into an ALDI a few years ago, thinking it was kind of like a dollar store for groceries. I was sorely mistaken! Though… Continue reading ALDI’s Top 10 “Eat Clean” Food Items at a Healthy Price

The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”  -Wallace Stevens Movement in any form is the oldest form of exercise known to humans, but walking especially is something we’ve always done as soon as we could.  The benefits are innumerable, the importance immeasurable, particularly when walking outside. As babies, it’s the moment when… Continue reading The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

1. “I’m not going to live forever.” Eating healthy has never been about life extension for me, but that’s often the snarky response.  It’s about having good energy day to day, and not dragging your sluggish feet through life accompanied by a slowed mind in a mental fog, much like a zombie that craves fast… Continue reading Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

Most Uplifting Songs You’ve Never Heard

You’re probably wondering why there is a picture of smiling Stella for the cover image-she’s listening to her favorite song, “Who Let the Dogs Out.” It’s hard to think of anything that lends itself to getting into a good mood, or out of a bad one, than some soulful, uplifting music, at least when you’re… Continue reading Most Uplifting Songs You’ve Never Heard