Sugar is not so sweet in the way it relates to your overall health profile. It is arguably the most detrimental ingredient that has been added into our modern diet. Too much sugar and too many refined carbs affect our insulin levels, changing blood sugar levels and causing fat to accumulate, especially around the waistline. … Read more »
Category: Healthy Philosophies
Rebecca Brand, a producer of TV shows and digital videos came for a visit in April 2017. Pixie Tangerines and OaksSpa adventures are captured in this fun video. Learn more about Rebecca here.
Did you ever even hear of anything called “gluten intolerance” growing up? Oh, the good old “ignorance is bliss” days when we could just enjoy our bread without a thought of gluten! But here we are in a “gluten free” world, trying to understand if or why we would be personally gluten free. What exactly… Read more »
The Process of Elimination & the value of being “pooped out” So you already have to forgive me for my play on words, but this is important! To be truly healthy, we need to “evacuate” the bowels every morning, and for many of us, more than once a day. That sounds simple, but is not… Read more »
Grab a cup of coffee or tea, fall into your “virtual comfy chair” and join in on the conversation between Michelle King Robson and Dr. Pam Peeke and as they cut through the confusion and share the naked bottom-line truth about all things woman. Dialing up top experts to discuss women’s greatest lifetime triumphs and… Read more »
February 2017 Do you ever get an unsatisfied feeling in your gut soon after you’ve eaten? It may be time to change up WHAT you’re eating. This edition includes some great food tips from Christine Denney, the Oaks Food Services Manager. One of the best ways to feel satisfied nutritionally is to eat small amounts… Read more »
Dr. Terri Orbuch, Ph.D. (“The Love Doctor”) and Debra Orbuch-Grayson, M.S., LMFT Are you longing for love relationships that are positive and strong? Do you have happy and healthy relationships in your life? Research shows that happy healthy relationships make you feel better about yourself, reduce stress, motivate you to exercise, lead to increased heart… Read more »
FUN FRESH FIG FACTS California ranks third in worldwide fig production after Turkey and Greece. Figs are high in minerals (calcium, potassium, iron, copper, magnesium and manganese) and fiber. They also contain significant amounts of vitamin A. Each fig has approximately 30 calories. Although considered a fruit, the fig is actually a flower that is… Read more »
Healthy food preparations is important during the holidays and year round. Recently Candy Holladay, Media Personality & Stylist, experienced a healthy getaway with us. She captured our Chef Christine’s cooking demo on video. Like what you see? Click our website’s blog section for more of Chef Christine’s recipes.
You may be alright doing some specific repetitive moves at the gym, but still finding it hard to use stairs, get up from a seat, or reach overhead. You need some “Functional Fitness!” You WANT your muscles working together in a way so that in your daily life activities you are able to control and… Read more »