December 1st – 7th is Crohns & Colitis Awareness Week. I am passionate about educating folks about this disease. It was once know as the ‘closet disease’ because people were embarrassed to talk about poop so they tended to hide out at home. I’m so thankful that knowledge is gradually helping to eliminate fear. Praying for more »
But first let’s talk a little about what Crohn’s is. It is a life-long “friend”. The vast majority of sufferer’s will experience Crohn’s symptoms for the rest of their lives. Even if in “remission”. Sufferers most often come to terms with the fact that, for the rest of their life, they will be fighting through unpredictable more »
When dieting, many people are tempted to skip breakfast as a way to cut back on the calories. Scientific studies have shown that avoiding this meal completely backfires on most dieters. Why? There are several reasons, but first and foremost is that you are setting your body’s hunger level for the rest of the day. more »
Cutting calories is an expected part of your weight loss journey, and when you look at the possible ways to reduce caloric intake, choosing diet soda seems like a correct choice, right? Or is it? For years, numerous scientific studies have demonstrated the health hazards of regular sugary sodas: tooth decay, diabetes, and of course, more »
The weight loss world has its own lingo and one of the phrases you’ll hear over and over again is ‘antioxidants’. So, what are antioxidants and why are they so important? The Science Behind Antioxidants Antioxidants are plant chemicals, vitamins and other nutrients that help clean up something called a free radical. In chemistry lingo, more »
September is National Sewing Month and wouldn’t it be complete without some form of give-away! Of course not. So, we at MentorMe.us is providing a link to AllFreeSewing.com‘s National Sewing Month 2014 Grand Prize Giveaway! Follow the link below for your chance to win a Bernina 215 Sewing Machine or 1 of several other prizes.
Proteins are referred to as body building foods. Proteins are very important as they help in building and repair of muscles, replenishing lost blood, production of enzymes and other important body chemicals. A high intake of protein is recommended for quicker healing of wounds. Lack of protein can result in nails, skin and hair in more »
When it comes to eating healthy for a fit body, carbohydrates are a controversial topic. The most common advice you will hear in your pursuit of a healthy diet for losing, gaining or maintaining body weight is to cut down on carbs. Some people do actually cut down extremely on carbs. Unfortunately for them, plants more »