Yesterday was the first day of fall– and nothing says fall like a ripe juicy pear. These beauties provide hydration and if you eat the skin, a nice serving of both fiber and vitamin C. In fact one pear provide 4 grams of fiber at the cost of just 95 calories. By comparison 1/2 cup of cooked beans ( famous for their fiber) have 6 grams of fiber at 150 calories.
All pears eg Anjou, Bosc, Bartlett, and Comice share the same nutritional profiles. Most of the nutritional payload in pears is in the skin, so canned and cooked pears don’t have the same anti-aging benefits.
Selecting the perfect pear can be a bit challenging. A ripe pear is very fragile so they are always taken off the tree when … Continue Reading… →
This week the host of Fashion Flash Monday is Fabulous Over 40. Recently, the Glam Gals have posted about the vanishing waistline, how to wear white and today’s post is an amazing analysis of Michelle Obama’s style. They note her use of bright colors, little cardigans instead of jackets and conservative styles in gorgeous fabrics. Bottom line–Jojami and Deb make shopping fun again.
And if you’ve never read Kris Carr, you’re in for a treat. A young beautiful actress, she went for a check-up and was diagnosed with untreatable liver cancer. This news would crush most people, but Kris decided to make her journey for answers into the next stage of her life. She video taped her search for ways to deal with illness– and turned her spiritual and nutritional journey into Crazy … Continue Reading… →