It’s early in the flu season

As the holiday season continues, the U.S. is also entering peak flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 650,000 people worldwide could die from complications of the flu. Earlier this month, 3-year-old Rami Ibrahim had a flare up of asthma, but he didn’t improve with treatment. “He had a minorRead More

Faith In Our Community

I stand in agreement with you that we are strategically waging a war to take back our families, our communities, our churches, our children, our minds, our land, our finances, our territory, our nation! We are blessed, girded with the full armor of God. I pray you enjoyed a powerfully, passionate day filled with God’sRead More

A Prayer For Today

Lord, I simply honor and bless You for being who You are! Thank You for Your great love towards me. Thank You for keeping, shielding and protecting me. Thank You for knowing exactly what I need and when. Thank You for affording me the opportunity to be reconciled into right relationship with You. Lord YouRead More

Counting Calories Really Isn’t Necessary

As a registered dietitian, the thought of anyone counting calories, aka the energy you get from what you eat and drink, causes me to sigh audibly. Counting calories is a time-consuming, soul-sucking practice that’s actually a lesson in futility, as far as I’m concerned. Yet people continue to do it. They pull out their calorie-tracking apps andRead More

Calcium and vitamin D supplements

One of the most contentious questions in nutrition science over the past decade has been whether older adults should be taking supplemental vitamin D and calcium. As the world’s population ages and broken bones and fractures become even more of a public health concern, with huge social and economic consequences, researchers have been trying to make sense of conflicting studies onRead More

The Process Of Healing

Healing did not happen overnight. Peace was not obtained without turmoil. Calmness did not magically appear without chaos. Clarity did not manifest without confusion. Love did not come without great understanding. God is rich in grace, gentle in mercy, full of love (which He freely gives). He knows how He created us and who HeRead More

Knowing The Value Of You

Speak well over yourself. Do not cave to the negative voices of others, and certainly do not give in to negative self talk. There’s value in positivity that manifest when you think it, speak it, and believe it – you then BECOME what you think, speak, and believe.

Why Sitting All Day Is So Bad For Your Health

Sitting all day —at the office, in transit to and from work, and on the couch when we get home — is terrible for us. Staying seated for too long is associated with increased risk for diabetes and various cancers, and it can more than double a person’s risk for cardiovascular disease. That’s no surprise. But a recently published study sheds lightRead More