How many people do you know who want to be happy, healthy and live a long life? This might sound like a stupid question, however even when we all want the same thing we don’t really pay much attention to what we already have. So we end up always chasing the next thing that we want.

We tend to think that this is human nature, but is it? Or are we the one that is creating this always-asking-for-more mindset? …


I think most people would like to live a healthy and happy life for as long a time as possible. And we all instinctively know what we need to do to reach that goal. However, outside temptations such as easy to access high calorie and low nutrient foods, as well as lifestyle difficulties such as our social life, make it harder to choose healthy food options and to do regular activity for a majority of people. We know how important it is that we keep our body and mind strong so that whatever health consequences we are in, we still…


In the previous article in this series I mentioned supplements, diet, and making positive lifestyle changes such as exercise and the effects that this has on strengthening your body so that you can fight back better against whatever comes. Now let’s talk about natural herbs which are a very powerful tool to heal and protect ourselves.

Here are some of my favorites:

Curcumin has an orange-yellow color and is a component of turmeric which is often found in curry powder. It is a well researched herb with well known anti-inflammatory properties and it can help improve immunity as well.

Milk…


You probably know that some foods are more powerful than others when it comes to helping strengthen our immunity. In this article I’d like to share some foods that might be helpful in fighting any diseases. My recommendations here are only intended for the purposes of preventing the disease, although in many cases they can help with handling an existing condition as well.

Unfortunately, especially in US, so many people are metabolically unhealthy. This means that they are using some type of drug on a daily basis, and are overweight, pre-diabetic, or type 2 diabetic. The really sad part is…


My diet is mostly one of low to moderate carbohydrates, however like many people I love bread. So last year I started my journey to learn how to make my own healthiest bread.

I had already been making my own gluten-free low carb bread, or sometimes baking with yeast too. They were delicious, or at least I thought they were 😊But I decided to try to make sourdough. When I told my friends about it they said that it sounded way too complicated and difficult to make. …


We all want to live a healthy and happy life, free from diseases. Actually, our body is very capable of providing that, unless we are putting stress on the body and forcing it to work harder, rather than taking care of our body and mind.

Our body already has a pretty good defense mechanism for handling pathogens, which are the organisms that make us sick. We all have our own immunity which starts with the skin and goes on through the lungs, liver, kidneys, intestines, lymphoid organs, thymus, spleen, lymph nodes, tonsils and other body tissues. …


Technology is growing every day, we are starting to see so many fitness tracking devices, even ones that track your sleep too. And these are actually really great tools to help you realize how much activity you’re doing each day, as well as the quality of your sleep.

NutriSense CGM on my arm

I’ve started to experiment with pretty new technology called continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Recently I did an experiment with it for two weeks, actually it was my second time trying this. I learned a lot, some confirmations of what I thought I already knew as well as some things that really surprised…


There are thousands of diet books, hundreds of types of diet, many quick fixes or “fad” diets. All that everyone wants to know is how to lose weight fast, and easily.

The answer is not always as easy as move more and eat less. It all depends on what type of movement are you doing and how much intensity you are applying. And not all food sources will give the same results that we want, even if the calories may be the same.

Now you may be thinking that no-one has the perfect answer. On the other hand, ironically, everyone…


In the first three parts of this series I talked about how nutrition, mindset, behavior modification and lifestyle can all help to improve our overall health, mentally and physically. However, we also have some very effective medicinal herbs and plants which have been used for thousands of years, a long time before modern medicine.

Alternative therapies generally combine a range of therapies that the medical profession does not regard as conventional or orthodox. Examples can include herbalism, homeopathy, and acupuncture. …


In the third part of this article series, let’s talk about the power of our mind as well as vitamins and minerals.

Did you know that when you have stress your body increases its need for certain nutrients, specially magnesium, zinc and the B vitamins which are crucial for energy metabolism and cognitive function?

The B vitamins, which are a water soluble 8 vitamin complex, can be very helpful for individuals who suffer from anxiety, mood swings or have a sleep disorder. They are found in a wide range of foods including whole grains, meat, fruits, eggs, and dark leafy…

Ayda Ersoy

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