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“How do I make smart eating choices on a busy schedule?” patients frequently ask. As a busy doctor, I can understand how eating healthy might feel like a herculean demand and become short shift among the numerous demands in your life. While eating healthy on a time budget does require a little planning, it’s easier than you might imagine....
I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. —John 10:10 The life God wants to give you is not small and restrictive. Jesus says the abundant life that comes from being intimately connected to him will be better than all your dreams rolled into one. ...
Sure, you know exercise is good for you. It keeps your weight in check, makes you stronger, and keeps you feeling youthful and staying active into old age....
My alarm is set to the song "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. It’s impossible to not smile when this song plays. This, combined with the other habits below, set the tone for a productive, happy and healthy day....
Did you know that we can rewire our brains for happiness? Research shows that while 60% of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40% is up to us. Pastor Chuck Swindoll takes it a step further and says that life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. Both statistics are extremely motivating, as they illustrate the keys to our happiness are no longer in someone else’s pocket, but in our own....
Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name. —Psalm 100:4 NIV Life is always less than perfect, so there’s always something to complain about if we want to take that attitude. But the Bible says, “Do everything without complaining and arguing” (Philippians 2:14 NLT). Why? Because the negativity snowballs if we entertain it. On the other hand, if we focus on the things we have to be grateful for, we enter God’s gates with thanksgiving. We’re in his powerful presence....
So, we’ve given you the natural solutions to help treat symptoms of IBS. But maybe you are wondering what recipes you can include in your day to continue to nourish your gut? After all, it is said to be our 2nd brain, so let’s feed it some brain food! These 3 recipes are simple enough to include every day. ...
Probiotics don’t just benefit digestive health. Scientists have also discovered that the “good” bacteria found in fermented foods and supplements can aid weight loss and may help ward off colds, skin rashes, allergies, diabetes, and heart disease....
“I read somewhere that a high-fat diet can damage your gut bacteria and promote weight gain,” writes this week’s house call. “Should I be concerned if I’m eating a high-fat diet?”...
In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. —Proverbs 3:6...


 
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