The Real Co$t of Con$uming Proce$$ed Food$

A common misconception is that eating healthy is more expensive.  And, certainly if you look at it as just the cost of food, taking the cheapest junk and processed food compared to a head of broccoli, it is. However, there is much more to the total cost of the food than just the price. Let’s… Continue reading The Real Co$t of Con$uming Proce$$ed Food$

Why Should You Drink Vive Shake? It’s CRAZY Good!

Six years ago when I decided to formulate a product like Vive!, I had many criteria that had to be met for the project to get beyond the discussion stage.  I was determined to develop a product that delivered what I believe are the most important key areas of nutrition required for vibrant health (Vitamins,… Continue reading Why Should You Drink Vive Shake? It’s CRAZY Good!

Love Yourself Back to Health

It's 2017, are you happy with your health, fitness, overall direction in health? I hope your health is vibrant and rich! If not, are you ready to build a healthy body this year? You deserve a healthy body! But, do you love yourself enough to have one? Hmm, great question isn't it? Love helped me… Continue reading Love Yourself Back to Health

Do You Know the Alligator Pear?

Wally, wait Avocado's are high in fat and calories and fat and calories, well makes us fat. Non-sense, fat does not make us fat! If you have been following me for very long you know that sugar is what makes us fat. We need fat in our diet but we want to consume heart healthy fats like those in an avocado. Fat is essential for the absorption of many nutrients, it is satisfying and filling. Avocado's have mostly monounsaturated fats which are the very heart healthy type of fat. Up to 50% of our calories could come from healthy fats and we would be healthier overall.

Blasting Your Way to Optimal Health!

A Blast is just another way of saying smoothies! Smoothie makers like the NutriBullet, Vita Mix and Ninja are one of our best weapons against disease and illness.  If you don't have one, you need one, they are the ultimate smoothie makers! Not trying to start a smoothie brand war, this is just my opinion.… Continue reading Blasting Your Way to Optimal Health!

Love Your Heart So It Can Love Even More!

The lifestyle you live has the biggest impact on your heart health. Even if heart disease runs in your family you can trump those genetics by adopting a heart healthy lifestyle! First know that cholesterol is not the enemy, your body actually makes 800 to 1500 mgs of cholesterol daily! Your hearts enemies are foods… Continue reading Love Your Heart So It Can Love Even More!

Is Nutrition Really Important?

Hold the cheese! Wait hold the Mac-n-Cheese! Say what? Our bodies amazingly can live for a long time on little nutrition but over time the nutrient reservoir in our body shrinks if we don't refill it.  At some point because your cells are not being fed adequate nutrition or because your cells no longer have… Continue reading Is Nutrition Really Important?

What Are You Doing About Your Health?

Some days I get really frustrated with my work. I am trying so hard to give knowledge away to those that seek it.  They ask, they seek and they complain about their health condition but many, many, many, never put the knowledge to use. If I could just get them to try for 30 days.… Continue reading What Are You Doing About Your Health?

Vive! The Difference Maker in Nutritional Health!

Over three years ago when I decided to formulate a product like Vive!, I had many criteria that had to be met for the project to get beyond the discussion stage.  I was determined to develop a product that delivered, what I believe are, the most important  seven key areas of nutrition required for vibrant… Continue reading Vive! The Difference Maker in Nutritional Health!

Why is an Orange, Orange Part II

I guess you could say I am passionate about food, really more about the nutritional impact. The foods we eat make us healthy or not. So, please indulge yourself with lots of colorful foods from nature every day. The colors of natural foods actually play an important role in our health. Each color offers unique… Continue reading Why is an Orange, Orange Part II