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Health Benefits of Animal Companions

By LoRayne Haye M.S. Founder/CEO Eating-4-Energy.com Animal love is one of the true gifts this life offers up.  I know when I had my two big black Labs, Mr. Shrimpy Scampi, and Buddy Blue, their unconditional love for me was boundless. This was especially appreciated during work and family stresses.  As this level of affection can be doubly soothing, by way of having a confidant that won’t speak harshly to you, or send you nasty texts or emails. Interesting that the U.S. government has even taken a position stand on how valuable pets are to human health: “Animals have been demonstrated to improve human cardiovascular health, reduce stress, decrease loneliness and depression, and facilitate social interactions with others.”  NPS.gov.org A...

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Latest Word on Energy Drinks

  I get asked a lot of questions, and one of the more common is “How good are energy drinks for me?” Well, if you’re stressed out one of the last things you need is more caffeine. Especially if you’re having trouble sleeping, because the caffeine will take already interrupted sleep wake patterns to whole new and very awful level. Additionally, when you’re stressed the adrenal glands are also working overtime, and caffeine will force them to really put the pedal to the metal. So when you came down from that caffeine high, you’ll come down harder, and in no time you’ll begin to need more than just one can of the stuff to feel ‘energized.’  According to Dr.Webb, author...

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Massive Fraud found in Organic Certification Agencies

  For over a decade "Authentic Organic Certification" has been a topic of concern among professionals in the health & wellness industry. Being on the inside track I remember hearing numerous stories from insiders, that questioned how valid the certification process was, with experts in the food and Ag sectors confirming everyone’s worst fears---that organic certification is not always what it appears. However, last May, the Washington Post ran a tell all article that splayed organic certification agencies wide open—and pinned them with massive fraud. Although the article centered around the import of grains being fraudulently certified as ‘organic,’ when in fact they were anything but. The lid was finally blown off, and it was deemed that across all sectors...

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Citrus Roasted Wraps

Indeed, plant based everything is on the rise, and with that being the theme for 2016--here's a very easy and tasty recipe which will relieve your taste buds from boredom. I found this on Whole Foods web site, and test drove it yesterday--Yum-May!! Enjoy Ingredients:  3/4 pound skinless paiche fillet, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 bell peppers, any color, diced 1 large seedless orange, peeled and diced 1 lemon, peeled and diced (remove any seeds) 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt 8 large collard leaves 1/3 cup finely diced red onions Method:  Preheat the oven to 425°F. Combine paiche, peppers, orange, lemon and salt in a 9x13-inch baking dish. Roast until fish is just cooked through and peppers are softened, about...

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