Healthy Lifestyle

4 Signs of Defective Olive Oil

Great information about Olive oil from Dr. Mercola…..

4 Signs of Defective Olive Oil.

Food for thought

The Symphony of God’s Praise from all Creation


Have you ever wondered what the whole of creation sounds like to God? What would it sound like if whales and stars and humans all sang together? Watch this video to be inspired and awed by the mystery of truth found in Psalm 148.


The Whole Creation Invoked to Praise the Lord.

  1. Praise the Lord!
    Praise the Lord from the heavens;
    Praise Him in the heights!
  2. Praise Him, all His angels;
    Praise Him, all His hosts!
  3. Praise Him, sun and moon;
    Praise Him, all stars of light!
  4. Praise Him, highest heavens,
    And the waters that are above the heavens!
  5. Let them praise the name of the Lord,
    For He commanded and they were created.
  6. He has also established them forever and ever;
    He has made a decree which will not pass away.
  7. Praise the Lord from the earth,
    Sea monsters and all deeps;
  8. Fire and hail, snow and clouds;
    Stormy wind, fulfilling His word;
  9. Mountains and all hills;
    Fruit trees and all cedars;
  10. Beasts and all cattle;
    Creeping things and winged fowl;
  11. Kings of the earth and all peoples;
    Princes and all judges of the earth;
  12. Both young men and virgins;
    Old men and children.
  13. Let them praise the name of the Lord,
    For His name alone is exalted;
    His glory is above earth and heaven.
  14. And He has lifted up a horn for His people,
    Praise for all His godly ones;
    Even for the sons of Israel, a people near to Him.
    Praise the Lord!
Food for thought, Healthy Lifestyle

Diet Soda

Why Diet Soda Could Be Your “Un-healthy” Label

By the National Wellness Institute, April 2012

While evidence is clear that sugary sodas are causing waistlines to increase in addition to other health issues, what do we really know about diet sodas? Are they good or bad for you? The jury is still out, but a new study sheds light on the impact that zero-calorie drinks may have. Previous studies have linked diet soda consumption as a cause of cardiovascular disease. However, others have suggested such drinks may be a viable tactic for people who are trying to lose or control their weight. The past research generally focused on individuals’ consumption patterns or their overall dietary habits, but failed to distinguish how those two aspects interact to affect people’s health.

To address this problem, a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill examined not only people’s beverage consumption patterns but also the diets of those who consume diet and sugar-sweetened beverages. Researchers studied data collected over 20 years from more than 4,000 young adults who participated in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. In terms of eating habits, participants fell into two groups: people who ate what researchers dubbed a “prudent” diet (one with more fruit, fish, whole grains, nuts, and milk) and individuals who consumed a “western” diet (which had higher amounts of fast food, meat and poultry, pizza, and snacks. The findings appear in the April issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

The results? Similar to previous studies, the new analysis found that people who consume diet beverages tend to be less healthy than people who do not consume them. People who were healthiest tended to be those who ate a prudent diet and did not consume diet beverages. They had a lower risk of high waist circumference, high triglyceride levels and metabolic syndrome (22 percent, 28 percent, and 36 percent lower, respectively, than people who ate a western diet and did not drink diet beverages. But the second healthiest group was individuals with a prudent diet who also consumed diet beverages. In contrast, individuals who consumed the western diet had increased risk of heart disease, regardless of whether or not they drank diet beverages. The UNC researchers found that many dietary factors contributed to a person’s overall health. Without taking diet beverage consumption into account, people who ate the prudent diet had significantly better cholesterol and triglyceride profiles and significantly lower risks of hypertension and metabolic syndrome than those who ate the western diet.

The bottom line: Drinking diet soda is not a substitute for a balanced, healthy diet. To be truly healthy, focus on the food first, add water, and if you must, drink diet soda in moderation.

Reference: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2012, March 28). Health impact, interplay of diet soft drinks and overall dietunraveled. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 30, 2012, from

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Food for thought

Fresh air – AAAAHHHH!

Food For Thought – Essential oils come from plants. They are the lifeblood of the plants. God spoke life into creation and the essential oils of the plants posses a God-breathed power… A gift from God for the healing of the nations!  Spend some time outside today and breathe in God’s gift to us.  Fresh air!

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Ask God


We often have experiences in life that are difficult to navigate. A couple of my Young Living colleagues have some great thoughts I would like to share today….

What do you do when you do not know the answer? Do you rely solely on the doctor when your child is ill or do you place credence in your own “motherly intuition”? Our children will go through a myriad of health related troubles, anything from eczema or allergies to injuries on the playground. As much as we hate to see our child suffer, we have to accept it may well happen and be prepared, Young Living offers healthy, natural solutions to many of the pharmaceuticals being offered today.  But there is a higher power we need to rely on and that is God. He knows our limitations and he provides either in prayer, within us or even placing a medical expert there when it is absolutely necessary. All we have to do is ASK. Helping moms around the world, Dr. LeAnne

Each of us has some limitations or challenges.  And each of us are the only ones who can make those changes and be willing to make the commitment to ourselves that we can make healthy choices!  And God is always there, waiting at the door for us to open it and ask Him in!  He will give us the strength to do whatever it is that is needed!  And that is the most awesome part!  I love the scripture Philippians 4:13.  I can do all things through Christ which strengthened me.”  Yes I can!  Yes you can!  Yes my daughter can!  And where ever you are on your healing journey, from Luke 11:9 and Matthew 7:7, “Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you…” God has the answers of what to do, who can help, how it can happen… just ask!  –Quin

God bless you today and remember – ASK GOD to direct your day!

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