The Skinny on Fats

The Skinny on Fats

Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to weight gain, skin breakouts, high blood pressure, and liver strain. That said, our bodies need fat for insulation, vitamin and mineral absorption, and to protect our organs.  High-quality fats can steady our metabolism, keep hormone levels...

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Kale, Beet and Apple Salad

Kale, Beet and Apple Salad

If you've never massaged kale before, now is your chance. Massaging it helps to break down the fibers in the kale, making it softer, tastier and easier to digest. Time to get your hands into the food while preparing. This is a great task for a child to do while you continue to prepare the rest of the ingredients.

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Inflammation: Foods That Create Pain

Inflammation:  Foods That Create Pain

According to the latest medical theory, chronic inflammation is the root cause of almost every disease suffered by human beings. Many doctors believe persistent, low-level inflammation paves the way for chronic disease, including those we usually experience later in life, e.g. arthritis, heart and kidney disease, and cancer. As a part of our immune response system, inflammation occurs when the body is fighting germs that enter the body through a variety of ways, e.g. injury...

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Learn To Listen to Your Body

Learn To Listen to Your Body

A poet and king once sang, “Our bodies are beautifully and wonderfully made, oh God”.   One of the wonderful things that our bodies can do is heal itself.  We do need intervention from time to time, but our bodies, when treated well, have the ability to heal itself.  Often, all it takes is to listen to what our body is telling us, then responding to its needs, not what we think it needs. Like lab rats, Americans have been conditioned over the years to quickly...

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Health Websites You Can Trust

Health Websites You Can Trust

Years ago when you have questions about your health you had three options: 1) ask your family doctor; 2) ask your smartest friend for their advice; or 3) turn to the family medical guide book. All you could do was just hope for the best and weigh your options. But now with the world wide web, we have an abundance of health information at our fingertips. But now that you have the web at your disposal 24/7, do you take better care of yourself? According to a study by the Pew...

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Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

When we were first referred to Mrs. Cathy Dick at One Degree Forward, my first question was, “Is she a doctor?”  If the answer had been yes I think I would have refused.  Instead the answer was like a breath of fresh air.

K.C. Gott, TN

K.C. Gott, TN

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Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Cathy’s insight and guidance has, and continues, to help me organize my previously chaotic life into a group of systems that work well together.  Her program helped me reduce the stress of trying to keep track of so many things at once, and save me significant time that can be used for more productive things. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the things you have to do and to keep track of, I highly recommend that you speak with Cathy about how her Time Strategies can help you make your life make sense.