15 Ways to Make the New Year Your Healthiest Year Ever

The start of a new year is the time many of us set new goals and plan to better ourselves in the months ahead. Here are 15 tips to make the coming year your healthiest yet. Wear a Pedometer. Experts recommend taking 10,000 steps every day. This is roughly equivalent to a 30 minute workout. [...]

By |2015-12-30T07:43:57+00:00December 30th, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on 15 Ways to Make the New Year Your Healthiest Year Ever

Casa Santiago Granola

This granola is simple to make, lower in sugar than commercial varieties and contains no artificial anything. I spoon it over yogurt for a healthy snack anytime of day. 8 C rolled oats, 1 1/2 C wheat germ, 1 1/2 C oat bran, 1 C sunflower seeds, 2 C chopped pecans, 1 tsp salt, 1/2 [...]

By |2016-01-04T16:43:51+00:00November 25th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Casa Santiago Granola

Foods Men Should Eat More Often

Men and women share many nutritional requirements, but some nutrients may be especially healthy for each gender because of biological differences in the sexes. So what is a "man-friendly" diet? Oysters No man should pass up oysters at an oyster bar. They contain zinc, a mineral with antioxidant properties that protects against free radical attacks [...]

By |2015-11-11T12:01:27+00:00November 11th, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Foods Men Should Eat More Often

Understanding the Omega-6 to the Omega-3 Ratio

Store shelves are full of unnecessary nutritional supplements and among the most useless, and potentially dangerous, are those that supplement omega-6. We have far too much omega-6 in our diet already. Tens of thousands of years ago our hunter-gatherer ancestors were consuming these healthy fats at a ratio of about 1:1. With the implementation of [...]

By |2015-10-18T04:37:46+00:00October 18th, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Understanding the Omega-6 to the Omega-3 Ratio

Can Butter Be Better?

Saturated fats, the best known being butter, have been vilified as unhealthy food for many years. They have been targeted as the cause of heart disease and the biggest reason for weight gain. In one of the worst dietary mistakes of our time, health officials and advertisements advise us to choose man-made substitutes stamped with [...]

By |2015-09-23T13:54:20+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Blog, Health|Comments Off on Can Butter Be Better?