Category: Articles


Halloween: Trick or Treat Temptation

Photo by terren in Virginia via Flickr It’s that time of the year again. The holidays are starting, Halloween is just around the corner and our healthy diets are at risk of being sabotaged. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. We can emerge unscathed from this holiday season with a little thought and […]


Miessence Personal Care Product Review

A lot of mainstream cosmetics and personal body care products contain toxic ingredients that are harmful to our bodies. Some of these ingredients have been linked to cancer, birth defects and other medical conditions. Most people think they are safe because the government wouldn’t allow them on the market otherwise. Unfortunately, the truth is that […]


Pumpkin Seeds: A Healthy Halloween Treat

Photo by dmodzelewski via Flickr The cool, crisp air outside is a sign that fall has arrived and summer has gone. The trees all know it, their leaves already turning from green to the vibrant red, yellow and brown that we all love to see every year. That means that Halloween is just around the […]


Protect Your Breasts: What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

Image by AstraZeneca As research for a cure continues, the means of detecting and treating breast cancer continues to improve.  Outside of making donations or possibly becoming a doctor or scientist, that part is largely out of your control. What is under your control is understanding this disease, how you can minimize your risks and […]


Sprouts: An Easy Way to Grow Your Health

Photo by Moria via Flickr Do you love to toss sprouts in your salad, stir-fry them with vegetables, add them to soup or use them in sandwiches? Well, you are not alone.  Many people enjoy the pleasant taste of sprouts in their dishes. Some of the sprouts most commonly eaten are alfalfa, red clover, mung […]


Health Apps for the iPhone

The long awaited Apple app store is here and it has a lot of wonderful things to offer. Since our iPhones are attached to our hips, why not put them to work to improve our health? The app store offers a wide range of free and low cost health apps. Having an iPhone and being […]


Hold the Mayo!

Photo by Thomas Edwards via Flickr A house without mayonnaise is rare. Mayonnaise is one of the most used condiments in the world.  In the United States, you’ll find it on sandwiches, in potato, tuna or macaroni salads.  In the Netherlands, you will see people dipping their french fries in mayonnaise. In France and the […]


Eat Healthy at the Salad Bar

Photo by Phil Campbell via Flickr You sit down at work when you realize that oops,you forgot to bring your lunch.  You’re trying to eat healthy, so when lunch rolls around you head over to the nearest salad buffet rather than eat fast food.  But did you know, that if you don’t choose wisely, you […]


Why Aren’t You Eating More Beans?

People constantly ask me what they should eat to help them reduce their cholesterol. So, naturally I start listing food items that I know help lower cholesterol, such as, oatmeal, oat bran, walnuts, almonds, fish, olive oil and beans. When I get to beans most people say, “Stop there Talli, beans make me gassy and  […]


Know Your Vitamin D

Everywhere I turn these days, I either see an article on vitamin D or hear a doctor saying that we should all add vitamin D supplements to our diet.  Apparently it’s the vitamin of choice these days. A lot of you are probably wondering what the big deal is. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D […]


It Doesn’t Stop When the Workout’s Over…

Getting the body that you want isn’t something that can be done in 30 minutes a day or even an hour. Most people think that they are done once the workout is over. That’s just not true. Working out is an important part of being healthy. However, there are three other key components to getting […]


Guest Post On Mark Salinas’ Healthy Living Today

This week, I was a featured guest on Mark Salinas’ Healthy Living Today.  I wrote an article for his website on the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids. In this article, I explained what omega-3 are, why they are important for optimal health and where you can find them.


Talli Interviewed By The Health Matters Show

Cinda interviewed me on The Health Matters Show about how being physically active is important for staying healthy, even when someone suffers from a chronic illness. During the interview, I talked about how physical therapy can improve the quality of life for individuals and why being active is essential for being healthy and getting better. […]


Being Healthy for Busy People: A show designed for you!

Being Healthy for Busy People is coming soon! This weekly show will go live next week on July 10, 2008. Don’t miss out! This show is full of useful information to help you become healthier despite your busy schedule. Talli, your host, has a great passion for health and is excited to bring her love […]