4 Roots of Optimum Wellness

There are four essential parts to being healthy: Diet, Exercise, Sleep & Attitude.

Vitae Elixxir Healing Herbs

A proprietary combination of ten disease-fighting herbs used for more than 40 years and helping thousands of people with serious health issues.

Books by Author & Health Coach Chris Pedersen

In a world of adventure and imagination, kids’ books in print and digital that encourage a healthy lifestyle.

6 Tips to Lose Weight

Don’t count calories—take a serious look at the food you want to eat, then ask, ”Is this something that will give my body good health?”

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Mercury-Free Dentistry Awareness Week, August 19 - 25, 2012

Great info-graphic to bring attention to the dangers of mercury dental fillings courtesy of Mercola.com.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Sleep! Can't Live Without It

Sleep like a baby
Photo credit: wallpaperfreehd.com
We live in a fast-paced world, filled with technology that consumes us and projects that drive us. Our desire to get the most out of every day pushes us to compromise on a very important aspect of health—sleep.

Thinking you can get by on a few hours of sleep, you push ahead and grab the coffee or energy drink to prop yourself up. It becomes such an ingrained pattern, you fool yourself into thinking you can do this. Who needs sleep?

Friday, August 10, 2012

Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad
My green beans are producing enough for a meal every day. Unfortunately those lengthy legumes are hard to spot amongst like-colored foliage. Plus foraging through the greenery, my arms get a bit chafed from the leaves. Lots of veggies have nasty little prickles on them that can scratch and poke at you.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

How to Live a Healthy Life Podcast

Achieving health interview
A few months ago I was interviewed by Kamala Appel for her Reasons for Being Healthy project. The project seeks to find and tell the story of everyday folks achieving extraordinary results in their health.

Ms. Appel's interview covers the roots of my passion for health, my challenge with the discovery of genetic colon cancer and my extraordinary results with a cancer-fighting diet.

What motivates me to be healthy:
  • Staying alive
  • Family support system
  • Taking measures that fit my capacity
I think you'll find this a valuable 20-minute listen: