Entries by phiggins

Kabocha Squash with Sorghum Stuffing

Comfort food in the form of something that is actually good for you. Enter winter squash! Abundant this time of year, warm and filling. Add a delicious stuffing and you’ve got a satisfying meal.   Ingredients: 1 kabocha squash (or acorn squash if not available) For stuffing: 1 cup sorghum cooked according to package 1 […]

Extend Your Life by Staying Connected with Others

It’s well-known that people who are overweight or obese face some serious health risks as they age. However, it turns out obesity may not be nearly as dangerous as being lonely. In a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, loneliness expert John Cacioppo revealed some startling information. […]

What Your Aching Joints and Digestive Discomfort May Have in Common

Your intestinal lining serves as a highly selective barrier with microscopic pores that absorb essential nutrients from your food while blocking harmful pathogens, large food particles and waste products from entering your bloodstream. But what happens when your digestive lining becomes damaged and more porous? The unfortunate result is called leaky gut syndrome or intestinal […]

Lemon-Ginger Iced Green Tea

It’s  the middle of Summer and boy is it HOT out there! You may be drinking tons of water everyday to quench your thirst but sometimes plain water gets a little boring. Iced-tea is popular this time of year and I whipped up a recipe that will cool you down and please your taste buds […]

Five Fun Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

If you worry about your memory and want to keep it sharp, here are 5 tips to boost your brain power. Being an active learner throughout your life is a good way to keep your mind youthful, because maintaining sharp brain health requires constant learning. The more you use your brain, the more brain cells […]