Peanut Butter on Pickles? 92-Year-Old Granny a Peanut Butter Nut

How to enjoy a healthy, long life? This Great Grandma’s solution depended on years of eating peanut butter while combining that classic spread on just about everything. Here’s her list of favorites:

Peanut Butter on Pickle Stalks: Use either sweet … Continue reading

Ticked Off: Protect Yourself from Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is now the fastest growing vector-borne disease in North America. The CDC has upped their estimate of new cases from 30,000 to 300,000 a year in the U.S. In Canada, where denial is still rampant, the government says … Continue reading

Hot Ice: Thawing the Icicles of Incivility

Society is a breeding ground for incivility. Or is it simply your choice to manifest it?

Lifestyles are determined by habit. One of the most insidious aspects of habit is its ability to dull awareness.

In the study “Thought on … Continue reading

Try Snowshoeing for FREE at Winter Trails Day This January

Winter Trails Day is the day when people can try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing for free at a participating location. Save the date for Winter Trails Day: Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Last year there was a strong turnout for the … Continue reading

Maid’s Day Off: The Great Fish Oil Debate

On a mountain top deep in the Rockies; trails scaled, rocks climbed, the class of one sits in front of the master. iPad on the movie channels, iPhone up to ear, the student is multi-tasking anxiety and the thrill of … Continue reading

Bad Things That Good Athletes Do

As an athlete, as the one up logging miles at the crack of dawn and doggedly trekking through anything that Mother Nature fancies, it is easy to start bending, and breaking, the commandments that keep us healthy. Eat breakfast, drink … Continue reading

Cellular Foresight ~ Part Five

Alkaline/Acid Values

The all-important balance of acid and alkaline within your body is termed pH. It is measured on a scale from pH 1 [most acidic] to pH 14 [most alkaline] with 7.35 being an ideal and vital level for … Continue reading

Cellular Foresight ~ Part Four

Mitochondrial Function

Mitochondria represent one of the most important organelles within a cell.

It is found in significant numbers in which the biomechanical processes of respiration and energy production [ATP synthesis] occur.

This energy-producing cellular powerhouse portion of your cells … Continue reading

Cellular Foresight ~ Part Three

Antioxidants  

Antioxidants are plant food nutrients known as phytochemicals/phytonutrients  Antioxidants are mostly found in deeply-colored fresh fruits and vegetables and other plants and foods.

These powerful nutrients possess the uncanny ability to convert destructive free radicals to harmless waste products … Continue reading

Cellular Foresight ~ Part Two

Homeostasis

One of the keys to optimal wellness and endurance sports performance is the principle of homeostasis.

This principle involves the ability of a cell to sustain a consistent and steady internal environment via adaptation of vital physiological processes such … Continue reading

Cellular Foresight ~ Part One

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
~Thomas Edison
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Life begins at the cellular level.… Continue reading

Severing the Thin Line: Ultimate Pre-Workout Tool

Why? Why do we toe the line, hoist the bar, click the ski, pedal the bike, paddle the kayak, climb that next mountain tracking a trophy? Why does one summon the courage “to just get out of the car” arriving … Continue reading