Category: Healthy Philosophies

Sugar, Sugar

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 »

Flour Power

Functional Fitness

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 »

Healthy Relationships Weekend

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 Fig Facts

Our beautiful fig tree.

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 »