People don’t realize how sugar affects the body!

120-ounce bottle of soda contains 65 grams of sugar. That’s pretty much equivalent to 16 packets of sugar and it affects your entire body: your brain, your heart, your liver and your joints.  Sugar releases endorphins which is a good chemical, but it triggers sugar cravings that can definitely affect your mood. People who have [...]

It’s time for another Back to Basics Detox Challenge

You still have time to register for the Team Cherie J. Back to the Basics Detox Challenge, which starts on July 5th. As a certified nutritionist and holistic wellness advocate, Cherie Johnson brings extensive knowledge  as your dietary coach for a 10-day challenge to change your eating habits for better health, skin, hair, nails and [...]

Let me let you in on one of my favorite clear skin secrets

Cantaloupe has been one of my favorite fruits since I was a little girl. It’s also one of the cheapest and you get a lot of bang for your buck because it goes a long way!  Cantaloupe juice is tasty, cool, and refreshing, but check this out it is also a good source of vitamin [...]

Charity Morgan sent me a beautiful box!

Whether you’re new to plant-based eating or already a convert: when you cook vegan with Charity Morgan, private chef to elite athletes and rock stars, you may be leaving out the meat, dairy, and eggs, but you won’t be missing out on the flavor and indulgence of all your favorite comfort foods. In her highly anticipated first [...]

Our mindset controls our health

I wish more people understood that the way we think controls our mind, body and spirit. That's why it's important that we don’t only nourish our body with great food, but we also nourish our minds with positive thoughts. Ever heard an older country person get frustrated listening to nonsense conversation and say, “You aint gonna [...]

STD = Spiritually-Transmitted Disease

STD (Spiritually-Transmitted Disease): When you transfer unhealthy spirits from person to person via intercourse. Yeah, if you never heard of it before you are not the only one. I just learned myself, as I read this book titled The Exchange. Overall, it was an engaging, quick read written by 2 women about how their sexual experiences [...]

🍒It’s cherry season: the benefits of eating cherries🍒

Cherry season has arrived: they are among the first fruit trees to ripen. The abundance of vitamins in cherries makes it a wonder fruit. Eating cherries is not only good for your skin but is equally beneficial for the health of your hair as well as your digestive system. The vitamins present in cherries are capable of providing [...]