All posts by: dana.leduff

How To Make Your Dream Come True

by in Uncategorized July 1, 2020

The stories are everywhere, always uplifting, always inspiring: The woman who created a wellness clinic in her inner city neighborhood. The man who lost 200 pounds after being housebound for a decade. The mother who worked tirelessly bringing her sick child to radiant health. The grandfather who quit cigarettes to realize his dream of running […]

Your Mother Told You So…

by in Uncategorized June 24, 2020

The report is due in two hours. Or perhaps you’re in the middle of a mid-term exam. Or you’re making sales calls. Suddenly, bam! Around 10:30 a.m. you hit a wall. All you want to do is look out the window. Hmmm… what did you eat for breakfast? I hate to say, “I told you […]

The Serving Size Secret You Must Know

by in Uncategorized June 17, 2020

Quick Quiz: How many portions are in a bag of snack-size whole grain crackers? Or a small bottle of locally pressed juice? Or a lunchbox pack of granola bars? Hint: it’s not “one.” Often, the above products contain two or two-and-a-half servings per package. Can You Eat Just One? Sure, you could go ahead and […]

Exactly How Full Is Your Glass?

by in Uncategorized June 10, 2020

Exactly how full is your glass? Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity. Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute to everything from depression to […]

Go Beyond The Salad

by in Uncategorized June 3, 2020

When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan? Roots like carrots, sweet potatoes, and turnips, are a rich source of nutritious complex carbohydrates. Instead of upsetting blood sugar levels like refined sweet foods do, they help regulate them. […]

Balance Is A Waste Of Time

by in Health Tips, Uncategorized, Wellness May 27, 2020

Work-life balance was a mistake from the start. Because we don’t really want balance. We want satisfaction. Matthew Kelly, Author Balance is a sticky subject among many people. We have careers, partners, children, family commitments, charity work, classes, hobbies, worship time—plus, big desires to improve our health. I’m going to let you in on a […]

Isn’t Fat Bad For Me?

by in Health Tips, Organic Foods, Wellness May 13, 2020

Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to […]