Category: Health and Wellness

10 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Winter

10 Tips to Avoid the Flu 1. Vitamin D3 – (Get your level checked from your doctor. (Vit D 25OH blood test) 40 – 50 is optimal 2. Probiotics  healthy gut = healthy immune system 3. Drink 50-75oz. water with lemon DAILY 4. Fresh…

My Love Affair with Italia!

Culture, Landscape, Cuisine Story and Photos by Karen Granelle, Holistic Lifestyle Blogger I have been dreaming of going to Italy for over 25 years.  Now that our kids are both away at college, my husband and I decided to go for it and help…

Top 10 Items to Keep Your College Kids Healthy

Going to College Shouldn’t Sacrifice a Healthy Lifestyle This summer is bittersweet for me. I’m trying to enjoy every minute with my kids because at the end of August both are going away to college. My son is starting his Junior year and moving…

Top 5 Reasons to Buy Local Raw Honey

Raw honey is an amazing gift from nature. It contains 22 amino acids, 27 minerals and 5,000 enzymes. Minerals include iron, zinc, postassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium. Vitamins found in honey include vitamin B6, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and niacin.  It also contains polyphenols…

Spring Cleaning With Essential Oils

Do you love the way your house smells right after a good cleaning? Have you ever wanted to try a DIY natural cleaning product?  I know I love using any alternative to the toxic chemicals that are in the common commercialized cleaners on the…

Don’t let Valentine’s Day Derail Your Goals

80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by February.  Our loved ones mean well when they give us that beautiful box of chocolates and our kids want to make us breakfast in bed with heart-shaped pancakes and cookies and cake…etc. Don’t fall victim to the…

Shoulder Pain

unsplash-logoRobert Collins As I have discussed before, I am approaching the big 5-0 soon and I’m feeling some of the physical effects that a lot of people my age tend to experience.  Unfortunately after being in several jobs that utilize a lot of repetitive…

Treat Sinusitis Without Antibiotics

Do you suffer from sinus infections? Almost 40 million Americans suffer from sinusitis each year. Sinusitis is inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses sometimes causing an infection that creates mucus build up and pain and tenderness. It can be caused by: respiratory infections…

Don’t Be Afraid of 50

I’m on a mission to help other women take control of their health and well-being so they don’t have to be afraid of turning 50, 60 or 70 and beyond! I’m turning 50 in 2018 and for a long time this was a scary…

The Biggest Culprit Preventing You From Losing Weight – 57 hidden ways!

I’m sure you already know that you need to avoid sugar to lose weight.  The problem is food manufacturers are very sneaky at hiding it in their products.  They list it in the ingredients, but they are constantly coming up with new names for…

Doing Good for Others is Good for Your Health

My heart goes out to all of the people affected by the recent devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida, I’d like to remind people how important it is to help others in need and it is actually good for…

Looking for a Natural Solution to Insomnia?

So many patients at our office suffer from insomnia.  Unfortunately, most of them rely on medications to “help them” sleep.  I feel that relying on something un-natural to make you go to sleep is just not beneficial.  People believe that they need these medications…