Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Salsa! Yummy & Nutritious!

Health Tip of the Day
"Getting Fit. . . One Step at a Time"

Fresh salsa is easy to make, nutritious and very versatile.
To make fresh salsa simply chop 1½ cups fresh tomato, mix
in 1-2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice, 2 cloves of minced garlic,
1 tsp. sea salt, ½ cup chopped cilantro and minced peppers
of your choice to taste.

Saturday, July 26, 2008

How to Help You and Your Child Sleep Better

Some people think sleeping is a waste of time but this is the time that your body repairs itself (don't you wish your car or house could repair itself?) So, check out this tip about getting better sleep:

Health Tip of the Day
"Getting Fit. . . One Step at a Time"

To ensure a good night's rest, it is best to sleep in
a completely dark room. Even a small amount of light
will interfere with your body's circadian rhythm and
your pineal gland's production of melatonin and serotonin.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Clean up your home--really clean it up!

Remember the blog on cleaning up your environment that I did a while back? Well, here's an excellent article about how a fresh scent in your home can actually be toxic.

Because the article is so long, I'm just including the address:

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Do Calories Count?

Yes, as a matter of fact, they do. And the amount one consumes, as opposed to the amount of exercise one does, determines whether one is losing or gaining weight. Just for fun, look at the calories in the list below and think of how much exercise you would have to do to get rid of them!
By the numbers
New York City now requires chain restaurants to post calorie information on their menus. Here are the counts for a few popular fast foods:
Food Calories
McDonald's Big Mac 1,130
Burger King Whopper with cheese 770
McDonald's Big Mac 540
Medium Coke Classic (21 ounces) 210
Taco Bell beef soft taco supreme 250
Dunkin' Donuts sausage, egg
and cheese croissant 630
Starbucks blueberry muffin 320
Domino's Pizza slice, with cheese & pepperoni 210

Friday, July 18, 2008

Why Avoid Junk Food?

Health Tip of the Day
"Getting Fit. . . One Step at a Time"

Dyes and chemicals used to flavor and preserve junk
food, require a lot of extra vitamins and minerals
from the body just to metabolize and detoxify them.
Because junk food has no nutrients in it, the body
must use its precious stores of nutrients to digest
junk food.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

More About Raw Fruits and Veggies

Health Tip of the Day
"Getting Fit. . . One Step at a Time"

A great way to be healthier, recover from illness faster,
have more energy and slow the aging process is to eat more
fresh, raw vegetables and fruit and avoid junk food.

That being the case, doesn't it make sense that someone who only eats raw fruits and veggies is the healthiest?

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Raw Fruits & Veggies Better?

I have read much information about the benefits of raw fruits and veggies. Below is one more reason to add more to your diet and your children's diet:

Health Tip of the Day
"Getting Fit. . . One Step at a Time"

Enzymes and vitamins are produced in plant tissues.
When we consume live food, we bathe the trillions of
cells in our bodies with these plant derived nutrients.
Cherie Calbom

Monday, July 14, 2008

Daisies to Clean Up Your Environment?

Health Tip of the Day
"Getting Fit. . . One Step at a Time"

The Gerbera Daisy can clean the air in your office or
home. These plants help eliminate toxic pollutants like formaldehyde and benzene, which are found in many household products.


Each day, in my morning blender drink, I have 2 bananas. I just don't feel as well when I don't have them. Below is a health tip that explains why.

Health Tip of the Day
"Getting Fit. . . One Step at a Time"

Bananas are loaded with nutrition and are a great source
of healthy energy. Bananas contain B complex vitamins,
Vitamin C, soluble and insoluble fibers and are a good
source of potassium and magnesium.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Increase Your Mitochondria!

Eating a diet high in nutrients and phytonutrients is one way to increase the mitochondria. Having that diet be mostly unprocessed and raw is an excellent choice.

Check my website for information on Univera products, which are high in nutrients and phytonutirents. One tablespoon of Metagreens, for instance, has the nutrition of 5 plates of dark greens from land and sea!

Monday, July 7, 2008


One way to increase the number of mitochondria
in your body is to exercise. Through exercise you
increase muscle mass and increase your oxygen intake.
The faster your metabolic rate, the easier it is to
burn calories and increase your energy.

Sunday, July 6, 2008


Mitochondria are the parts of your cells that combine
the calories you consume with oxygen and turn this
combination into energy which runs everything in your

Need more energy....real energy, not caffeine stimulating your adrenals? I have a product that can help you! Just call me and I'll tell you about it. It increases the mitochondria action in your body.