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 »
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We’re excited and honored to be part of Spas of America’s list for Top 100 Spas of 2016. We ranked: #4 nationally #2 in California and #1 in the Western U.S. We are with awesome company, way to go everyone! Read about them all!
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 »
Food for Thought: There’s More To It Than Food I got so inspired the other day while moderating a conversation during Food for Thought, a program that we offer weekly at The Oaks from the perspective of Elizabeth, Nancy, myself or a guest speaker. There were about eight guests present during my session, and I… Read more »
Ingredients 1 celery rib 3-4 “ section of European cucumber ½ peeled lemon 1 large handful of spinach 4 tangerines, peeled 1-2 Tbs. fresh ginger root ¾ c. water 20 green grapes 2 Tbs. mint Optional: 2 TBS. chia seed Nutritional Information: per serving Serving 6 oz Calories: 40
Are you looking to celebrate the biggest day of football with family and friends? Did you know that you can prepare food that will be satisfying and nutritious and will not have you getting up on Monday morning wishing you had done things differently? You can have your wings and eat them, too, if you… Read more »
Granted, the December holidays are a million years away, or so it seems. But if you look at the calendar, you’ll notice that it’s going to be fall and then Halloween and Thanksgiving and, okay you get the picture. What is “holiday havoc” and why should we care? This is a funny way of saying… Read more »
Ingredients 2 cups fresh mango, skins removed, chopped 1 banana, peeled and cut into chunks 1 c. fresh pineapple chunks 1 tablespoon fresh lime or lemon juice Directions Place all the ingredients in a food processor and mix well until smooth. Place in individual serving dishes (1/2 cup each) , cover, and place in the… Read more »