VALERIE’S VOICE: FOR THE HEALTH OF IT

Holiday Spirit, Holiday Cheer

Spreading holiday cheer and getting into the spirit of the holidays is much more important than stuffing yourself to the point of not being able to get up from the table. Sure every family has family traditions but it is never...

Capturing the Fountain of Youth

The secrets of staying young and healthy will not come in a pill, a cream or a special diet. Most likely your genetic make-up will determine how you age. However, living a healthy lifestyle will stack the odds in your favor...

Laugh Your A** Off: For The Health Of It

"You have to see Wanda Sykes, "I'ma Be Me", . OMG, this was one of the funniest comedy shows I've seen. I have not laughed so hard in a long time. A laugh a day will keep the doctor away. Read more to find out how.

Eat to Beat Sickness: 5 Quick Nutrition Tips

Your immune system is a system that works to protect you from things (parasites, bacteria, viruses, toxins…) that can make you sick. Seventy percent of the body's immune system is found in the digestive tract. Consuming the right...

Make A Change To Make A Difference: Ready, Set, Go!

Changing behavior is one of the most difficult things to do in life and do not let anyone tell you otherwise. Although “change” is a simple word, the process of change is complicated. Employ a READY, SET, GO tactic to achieve...

Dealing With Diabetes and Depression: You Are Not Alone

Being diagnosed with diabetes, any medical illness or emotionally traumatizing event should automatically trigger the waving of a yellow “support” flag. All too often we are diagnosed with a physical illness such as diabetes...

Diabetes Care: A Common Sense Approach

Current diabetes test standards do not include measuring insulin levels, despite the fact that high insulin levels would detect diabetes in the first stage. My suggestions are aimed at identifying diabetes as early as possible...

Diabetes Care: Taking Matters Into Your Own Hands

In my last two blogs I describe diabetes technologies as moving forward but hint at how you can stay ahead of the curve and provide you with an easy way to determine which food groups affect your blood sugar most, . Today I will...

Diabetes: Food Basics

Type 2 Diabetes can simply be defined as a condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar. Another word for sugar is glucose. Food is one of the main sources affecting blood sugar. Foods that easily increase blood...

Diabetes Care: Advancing Standards

While pharmaceutical advancements remain in the limelight for the aggressive treatment of diabetes and health leaders express their support to pile on the diabetes prescriptions at the time of diagnosis for diabetes, the average...

Trading Convenience for Health?

Technology makes our lives easier but would you trade convenience for health? The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides information on EMF radiation and states, “Based on studies about the incidence of childhood leukemia...

With or Without Water We Can Die

We all know that without water there is not much chance of survival. Todays blog is an eye opener when it comes to being able to survive with water. If you are experiencing health issues that cannot be explained, I hope you are...

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