Diets

Holiday Hacks & Hints: Part Two

November 25, 2022 |

 FOOD COMA: Is It Real? Imagine you’ve just finished enjoying a large meal such as a traditional holiday meal, say at Christmas, Thanksgiving or Easter.  You get up from the table and then quickly find yourself a comfortable place to relax…because all you want to do is rest and maybe even take a good nap. …

Read More...

Holiday Hacks and Hints: Part One

November 11, 2022 |

The Holiday Effect Did you know that there are more heart attacks during the December holiday season than at any other time of the year?  It has been observed that, on a day-to-day basis, heart-related deaths are 4.7% higher from December 5th to January 7th each year.  Additionally, within this time there are two peaks…

Read More...

Alleviating the Agony of Neuropathy

October 7, 2022 |

Neuropathic pain is what you would feel if your nerves were lacking in blood supply.  There are a myriad of nutrients required for every cell in the body to carry out its functions and these important particles are transported by the blood to all body cells.  Oxygen is one of these vital molecules, an essential…

Read More...

How To Add Years To Your Life

July 1, 2022 |

A new study out of Norway, published in February 2022, has presented more evidence that what we eat can give us extra years of healthy living.  Using data from the Lancet 2019 Global Burden of Disease Study, researchers assessed the impact of food types on life expectancy by creating a model to illustrate the result…

Read More...

Continuing Confirmation For Eating More Plants

June 3, 2022 |

Anyone who reads my blogs will be aware of the importance I place on having the support of strong scientific evidence for making lifestyle changes.  I have been struck in recent months by the amount of new research that has been published regarding the benefits of eating plant-based.  The following is a synopsis of some…

Read More...

Promoting a healthy adventurous lifestyle powered by plants and the strength of scientific evidence.

My name is Debra Harley (BScPhm) and I welcome you to my retirement project, this website. Over the course of a life many lessons are learned, altering deeply-rooted ideas and creating new passions.