Author Archives: Rono

ZIPPY CONDIMENTS FOR A HAPPY BELLY

ZIPPY CONDIMENTS FOR A HAPPY BELLY – One of the new trends in supplements these days is adding probiotics to aid in digestion. Many of us eat diets high in processed foods or have relied too heavily on antibiotics and … Continue reading

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CURRY FOR ADDED PROTECTION FROM ALZHEIMER’S

CURRY FOR ADDED PROTECTION FROM ALZHEIMER’S – Curry has been singled out as a possible weapon against Alzheimer’s Disease. A study from the National University of Singapore documented a much lower rate of dementia in people who ate curry regularly … Continue reading

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EXERCISE YOUR BRAIN

EXERCISE YOUR BRAIN – We all know by now that getting regular exercise can be an important part of minimizing the effects of aging, but did you know you can “exercise” your brain to keep your mind sharp as well? … Continue reading

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KEEP MOVING FOR HEALTHY BONES

KEEP MOVING FOR HEALTHY BONES: Bone is a very dynamic tissue and actually responds well to stress. Engaging in weight bearing activities (anything from walking to strength training) will stimulate osteoblasts, the bone cells that are responsible for the mineralization … Continue reading

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Relieve arthritis pain

Relieve arthritis pain with water! Rheumatoid joint pain – arthritis – is a signal of water shortage in the painful joint. The use of pain-killers does not cure the problem, but exposes the person to further damage from pain medications. … Continue reading

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EAT YOUR GREENS

EAT YOUR GREENS: One of the healthiest greens on this planet is kale. It contains Vitamin K, a nutrient that helps to support healthy bone formation and manganese, which promotes bone density. Kale is also high in calcium, iron and … Continue reading

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Mind/Body Connection

Mind/Body Connection One of the first steps in limiting the effects of stress on you body is to be aware of where you hold stress. This is easy for those of us that have an awareness of what is going … Continue reading

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BE ITALITAN – GRAB THOSE TOMATOES!

Tomato products are among the richest sources of lycopene, an antioxidant thought to reduce the risk of certain cancers and heart disease. Although fresh tomatoes provide lycopene, you’ll get more of this nutrient through tomato products such as tomato juice, … Continue reading

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Commit to Yourself

With the quickly approaching New Year, many of us get caught up in making new resolutions. This year, instead of making a list of things you will quit doing, (quit smoking, quit drinking, quit eating sweets or junk food), try … Continue reading

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Vitamin ‘A’ for night vision

This week’s tip comes from my friend Frances. I’m thinking a serving of carrots every day will help me get one of my five daily vegetables out of the way and if it helps my night vision, that’ll be a … Continue reading

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