7 Simple Ways to Relieve Stress Naturally

  Let’s talk Stress! We all feel with it, we all deal with it, in various ways. Sometimes we don’t deal with it at all, and instead chronic stress yields a huge impact on us, physically, emotionally, mentally, and even spiritually. Statistics show that well over 75% of people who are stressed, feel physical and Read More

Water – How Much is Just Right for You?

It’s time for a Water Roll Call! Water – the fluid of life. Our bodies in general are approximately 60% water. “According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, Read More

Support your Heart Health

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. Spouses dying within hours or days of each other. People who are diagnosed with a terminal illness or suddenly pass on ‘out of the blue’, shortly after retirement from a lengthy career. Your visit to the doctor’s office, and associating ‘white coat syndrome’ sends your blood pressure increasing far beyond Read More

Bone Broth Soup

Bone broth soup – a mainstay in my Ukrainian culture and life growing up as a farmers’ granddaughter. Soup stock was made consistently – there was never a week that went by, that we didn’t have soup – always from the bones. Our back-bone (no pun intended) staples were onions, garlic, and stock in comparisons Read More

Beat the Winter Blahs

This month we go back to our Regular Standard Time (RST) with Daylight Savings Time (DST) ending Sunday, November 6, 2016. The upside is that you get that extra hour of sleep that you may have craved up until now, the downside though is that it will get darker earlier. With darkness and less sunlight, Read More

Dietary Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine

“Drink milk for maintaining healthy bones.” “Eat 5-7 servings a day of …” “Eat garlic – because is good for you.” “Don’t drink more than two cups of coffee per day.” We’ve heard them all. So many phrases, guidelines, and rules! What’s right? What is too much? What’s enough? It’s enough to cause confusion and Read More

Boost up with Bone Broth Soup

As I’ve posted previously, the weather here in my locale is already changing. The chill is already happening at night, leaves are slowly drifting down and change is definitely in the air. Not quite hibernation season yet, but the feeling of moving in that direction is already there.  And that’s the time I start making Read More

Green up your Day! with Dr. O’s Great Greens Smoothie

Dr O’s Great Green Smoothie Recipe: Would you like an easy way to get those vegetables and fruits into you? Green Smoothies are one way to do just that! Here is a recipe with well over ten (10) veggies, fruits, herbs and spices in a nice neat container 😉 This is also a great way to get Read More