Sugar Addiction? Try Real Maple Syrup

January 25, 2016 purposelywell 0

Trying to eliminate all sugar from your diet is very difficult. So making choices and using small amounts of natural organic, unrefined sugars can actually have health benefits. The key is moderation and what it is mixed with. Using it with a lot of white flours and refined carbs over-balances […]

Urgent Travel Warning-Zika Virus

January 25, 2016 purposelywell 0

Viruses, parasites, and tropical disease have long been an issue for travelers but now pregnant women are being advised to avoid travel while pregnant due to this new ZIKA virus that is spreading rapidly throughout north and south America in any climate zone that has the Aedes mosquito (think dengue […]

Happy At 102

January 21, 2016 purposelywell 0

I certainly hope we all look as happy, healthy and in-love as well as these two when we get to 102. Wouldn’t you know it, their success comes down to attitude. Nicholas and Rafaela Ordaz married when Nicholas was 20. This past week, they celebrated his 102nd birthday, and the […]

Coffee For Breakfast, Tea at, well, Tea Time

January 19, 2016 purposelywell 0

Research  has shown that drinking coffee and tea can be good for you. There are tonnes of anti-oxidants in both. Coffee is now considered heart healthy if properly prepared. So Enjoy your coffee as long as it is black, organic, and fresh ground. Otherwise, it is just a caffeine high […]

Dietary Guidelines Revised

January 19, 2016 purposelywell 0

There has been so much talk about what is the “right” diet. I believe that different people need different diets and that what is right for a daily maintenance diet is quite different from a healing diet required to deal with disease. Diet also changes over time. What was right […]

Chickpeas Lower Cholesterol-Recipe

January 17, 2016 purposelywell 0

Get ready for Meatless Monday. This is a great snack to help you get more veggies into your diet. Although served traditionally with bread for dipping, try it with celery and carrot stick, red pepper slices and even apple slices for a great after school or work snack. It is […]

Can’t Fall Asleep Fast?

January 17, 2016 purposelywell 0

It is not unusual for people to spend between 15 and 30 minutes trying to fall asleep most days. There are insomniacs who spend more than 30 minutes. With this training anyone can learn fall asleep in less than 30 seconds and in some cases they fall asleep instantly. Yogic breathing […]

Empathy vs Sympathy, Which Works?

January 17, 2016 purposelywell 0

What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own frailty. Whether it is our kids, […]

Strengthen Knee Ligaments Nutritionally

January 15, 2016 purposelywell 0

We all know knees get stiff and creaky with age. But the damage of wear and tear can be lessened with nutritional inputs. The collagen in the joints gets stiff and doesn’t flex as well with age and with too much activity. Often osteoarthritis sets in and knee replacement surgery […]

Cell Metabolism Study Sheds New Light on Cancer

January 15, 2016 purposelywell 0

What if everything we know about cancer is wrong?  New research is showing that it is about how the cells uptake nutrients rather than something gone wrong in the cell cycle. Funny how it keeps coming back to nutrition and diet but the medical world insists that diet has nothing […]

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