Weekend Wellness Tip: The Benefits of Eating Collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and it is responsible for providing the strength and structure of bones, muscles, skin and tendons. Our body’s own production of collagen naturally declines as we age. Decreased skin elasticity, appearance of wrinkles, joint cartilage degeneration and changes in hair and nails are all correlated […]

Meatless Monday Recipe: Maple Curry Brussels Sprouts

Maple curried Brussels sprouts are a healthy and delicious vegetable side dish that serves as a perfect addition to your holiday meal. Brussels sprouts belong to the cruciferous vegetable group. Other cruciferous veggies include broccoli, cauliflower, bok choy and cabbage. Brussels sprouts are a healthy addition to your meal because they support liver detoxification and […]

Weekend Wellness Tip: Explore the Adult Coloring Book Craze

If you’ve walked into a bookstore recently, I’m sure you saw an extensive selection of adult coloring books. These coloring books, however, are different from the ones you used in kindergarten because the designs are intricate and aesthetically pleasing. Here are several reasons why people are getting behind the adult coloring book craze: The act […]

Weekend Wellness Tip: Coconut Oil Benefits

Coconut oil is a staple product in my kitchen and bathroom. It has to be one of the most versatile “foods” out there because it can be used for much more than cooking. Coconut oil is a medium chain fatty acid which allows it to be metabolized differently from other dietary fats. Coconut oil is […]


Vitamin C, Echinacea, probiotics, zinc…it can be quite daunting to decide which vitamins, minerals and herbs to take during the cold and flu season. Even though I believe there is a time and place for supplementing with high quality vitamins and herbs, I think the foundation of health revolves around lifestyle choices. 1. Sleep Most of […]