Fabulous Holiday Energy and Joy

 Sleep Success Set a sleep schedule(no matter what): get to bed at night and up in the morning at the same time. Warm baths, music, meditation may help you fall asleep faster Exercise: aerobic exercise can help you fall asleep more easily. Best not to do right before bed Make your bedroom conducive to sleep/peace […]

The Quick Sugar Truth

Most of us enjoy indulging our sweet tooth now and then. Sugars are simple carbohydrates and go by many names: cane sugar, beet sugar, corn syrup, fructose, dextrose, sucrose or others. Sugar wreaks havoc with your health. Doctors recommend that no more than 10-12 percent of your total caloric intake come from added sugars. Watch out […]

Drink Responsibly

Valerie’s Monthly Share Tip: Drink Responsibly.   Don’t drink from or use plastic water bottles. Invest in a stainless steel or glass water bottle. Plastic bottles can leach harmful chemicals into your bottle. Drink before, during and after exercise. Higher levels of water intake correspond to reduced rates of kidney and gall stones. Men require […]