The Night Before Wellness:
A Kid’s Chiropractic Adventure

B.J. Palmer famously said, “Get the Big Idea and all else follows.” Like many of his statements, he was talking about the “Big Idea” of chiropractic. However, you could also apply these words to your own life in whatever way is most appropriate. (Another personal favorite: “Is life worth living? That depends upon the liver!” […]

Solutions for Your Turkey Leftovers

Ask Chef Phyllis I have this problem every year so I decided to call the turkey hotline for answers. They were helpful with the cooking of the bird, but with the leftovers not so much. I like leftover turkey with dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and mayonnaise on a sandwich. Most often, I slice the turkey […]

The Phenomenal Cranberry:
Just in Time for the Holidays!

Despite this difficult year with the disruptive coronavirus and the suspense of the nation, we are nevertheless headed toward our most special and beloved holidays: Thanksgiving, followed by Hannukah and Christmas, and then New Year’s Day. The sadness and shock we’ve all experienced this year is not quite over, yet Father Time turns our attention […]

Finding Comfort in
Simple Steps to Everyday Self-Health

Even the most avid self-healther can lose their way every once in a while. It begins innocently enough. Something comes along to throw you off your daily routine, and all of a sudden it’s been a month since you’ve made a weekly meal plan or found the motivation to exercise. But then one day you […]

Surviving the Pandemic in Holistic Style:
Beef Up Your Body and Health at Home

The coronavirus outbreak caught us all off guard. No one was prepared for what 2020 had in store for us, including how it’s affected not only our work but also our lifestyle and diet. With the lockdowns happening all over the world, poverty and malnutrition are simultaneously on the rise. I decided I would use […]

Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Buy Organic Produce

As we keep trending toward healthy eating, organic fruits and vegetables are becoming increasingly popular. However, while most of us recognize the benefits of superior nutrition, fewer of us actually make the commitment of incorporating organic food into our diets, even though it would make a big difference in our personal health and the health […]

Practitioners’ Adjuvant Nutritional Protocols:
Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

Osteoporosis is a condition where bones, especially the spine, hips and wrists, become weak and brittle. Osteopenia marks the first stage of bone density loss, when they begin losing “mass” (or thickness) and break down. This condition results when resorption of bone becomes greater than the production (new creation) of bone. Osteoporosis is more common […]

How Minerals Can Change Your Mood:
Targeted Nutrition for Your Broody Brain

How many of us think that moodiness is simply part of our personality? It seems that we are reared with this myth, unfortunately blaming it on poor Aunt Jane or another of our family members who were also moody. Sound familiar? Allow me to set the record straight and dismiss the notion that moodiness is […]

Preparing Your Fur Baby for a New Baby

Starting a new family is one of the most amazing and exciting experiences of a lifetime. But if you’re already a pet parent, there are a few things you can do to prepare both you and your four-legged “baby” for this new transition. Keep in mind that though this is a thrilling time for you, […]

Facial Exercise:
Additions to the Shape Your Face Program

Shape Your Face, available as part of SRP’s e-learning series, is a natural, noninvasive facial exercise program I created to improve the muscles of the face, neck and jawline. I also created a free pdf manual with step-by-step instructions for each exercise to guide you through the videos. Now, after hearing from users of the […]

Fire-Roasted Salsa

I never could have guessed that one day I’d be writing a post while taking refuge from a wildfire at a friend’s home during a mandatory evacuation. Life has a mind of its own, it seems. But on second thought, I have made—with and without fate interfering—many of my own choices. I chose to reside […]

What Keeps You Warm?
Maintaining Warmth for a Sick-Free Winter

As October is the start of cold weather for a good portion of the country, I’ve been getting requests from readers asking how to avoid that annoying winter cold. (And in this particular year, I’ve also been getting questions on how to avoid the dreaded coronavirus!) For starters, I recommend that you make every possible […]

Mindfulness for Students

Young people today are presented with a range of challenges outside the classroom. Even though life presents unique obstacles to each generation—and always has—students today are confronting an entirely new set of challenges, including social media overload and cyberbullying. As a result, rates of anxiety and depression are rising among students all over the world. How can […]

Mighty Microgreens:
A Powerhouse of Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

I write about nutrition and cook with many different foods. Sometimes, food still brings about new and beautiful discoveries. I researched microgreens for my latest cooking ventures, and I was totally stunned to learn not only about their nutritional value but also the many ways you can use them. I stuffed these tiny, wondrous shoots […]