During a recent visit to the center of Ohio, in the capital of that fine state, Columbus, I had the opportunity to try their healthy offerings. I was very impressed with the local organic juice shops that I had the chance to try. The first was called “Native” and was located in an area of Columbus called “South Short”. They had a nice storefront with … Continue reading Getting Juiced in Columbus!
I recently signed up for another health blog. This will make about the 100th health blog that I am following. Even though it is becoming quite a task I do read all of the emails I receive. Part of the reason I do that is because I learn so much by getting all of the different opinions and information that each of them offer. … Continue reading What is “Switchel”
I have been following Molly Patrick since see started blogging. It has been quite a ride. Molly is a very colorful and interesting blogger. She truly understands the difficulty of following a healthy diet and shedding your demons in the process because she lived it. She knows, first hand, what it takes to transition from the standard american way of eating to a whole unprocessed … Continue reading Straight talk with sass – hold the bull!
Throughout the world the one thing that seems to be common to pretty much all civilizations is some form of bread. You can be in one of the most remote villages and someone there is baking. So why is it that we have such a push to remove gluten from our diet? Is it more the type of bread that is the problem and not … Continue reading Gluten-Friend or villain?.
You can’t enter the health world without crossing the path of Wheatgrass. It shows up everywhere-in books, magazines , articles, television and also at high-end juice shops. But what is Wheatgrass? Wheatgrass is the young shoot of Wheat. This is the same Wheat that is used for making bread but for Wheatgrass it is harvested at a young growth point when the blade first splits. … Continue reading Wheatgrass -More than just a healthy lawn!
A few months ago I was waiting for a smoothie I had ordered in a small health-food restaurant near Chicago called Karyn’s. Karyn’s is sort of famous in Chicago because it has been around for a long time. Karyn Calabrese, the owner, is a fixture on the local health scene. She was doing health food when it was not mainstream but more of a hippie … Continue reading And they sell toothpaste too!
If you are concerned about what comes into contact with your body then you start looking at the kinds of products you are using. One of the most worrisome products is deodorant because we use it everyday and also it gets applied to a sensitive area…under your arms. I have tried many different products and either never really felt comfortable or just did not like … Continue reading Deodorant without the yucky stuff.