Regenerative Gardening: A Primer for the Home Gardener

Are you a home gardener looking for a regenerative gardening primer? Or are you wondering what regenerative gardening is, anyway? Honestly, I think you’ll be surprised by how much you already know. It’s just a matter of revisiting the basics of ecology, food webs, and the effects of human activity on the environment (for better… Continue reading Regenerative Gardening: A Primer for the Home Gardener

Support Biodiversity with No-Dig Regenerative Gardening

It’s possible to support biodiversity with no-dig, regenerative gardening. According to a 2019 United Nations report, 1 million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction in the coming decades — it’s an unprecedented number! However, a number of surveys have found that our home gardens, community plots, and cityscapes have the power to support biodiversity and at-risk… Continue reading Support Biodiversity with No-Dig Regenerative Gardening

Regenerative Gardening: How it Works

Regenerative gardening scales practices common in regenerative farming. But what does this mean and how does it work? Regenerative Organics for Home Gardens and Cityscapes You may have heard the term “regenerative” floating around on the airwaves. It’s the latest buzzword in the sustainability world and it’s often referenced in conversations revolving around regenerative organic… Continue reading Regenerative Gardening: How it Works

Boost Heart Health Naturally with Bergamot

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Are you looking for natural ways to boost your heart health? At Adesso, we are too, and Bergamot may be a secret, natural way to boost your heart health.    Let’s face it, as women, when we hit our 40s and 50s, our risk for cardiovascular disease goes up. High cholesterol is an unfortunately common… Continue reading Boost Heart Health Naturally with Bergamot

Healthy Can Be Delicious: Here’s A Creamy Soup Recipe You’ll Love

Chef Emanuele Giorgione loves making dishes that are beautiful to look at and even better to taste! As a wellness cooking teacher, Chef is passionate about teaching others the importance of a healthy and plant-based cooking style.  Here Chef Emanuele shares his recipe for the perfect creamy soup that’s every bit as refreshing as it… Continue reading Healthy Can Be Delicious: Here’s A Creamy Soup Recipe You’ll Love

The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet for Women in Menopause

As women go through menopause, many develop belly fat (visceral adipose tissue) due to the shift in hormones.  Many women are looking for ways to eliminate this belly fat and maintain a healthy lifestyle. More than anything, they want to feel like themselves as they are going through these hormonal changes. One dietary approach that… Continue reading The Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet for Women in Menopause

15 Heart-Healthy Foods for Women

Eating healthy is essential for all women, but it’s especially important for those who are concerned with heart health. Incorporating certain foods into your diet can help reduce your risk of developing heart disease.  Here are 15 incredible heart-healthy foods that every woman should consider adding to her diet. Berries – Berries of all kinds,… Continue reading 15 Heart-Healthy Foods for Women

Simple Steps to Keeping a Healthy Brain

Taking care of my elderly mom, who is thriving at 88 years old, reminds me that having a healthy brain is critical to aging gracefully. And although genes impact longevity and the manner in which we age, surprisingly enough, 80 percent of our vitality and wellbeing is determined by our lifestyle. June is Brain Health… Continue reading Simple Steps to Keeping a Healthy Brain

How We Sustain Ourselves

Close your eyes. Think of your favorite food. Is it sweet? Is it savory? Is it salty? More importantly, is it good for you? Most often, we crave things that are not the best for us. In fact, we tend to crave things that are bad for us! People who have trouble metabolizing sugars crave… Continue reading How We Sustain Ourselves

CVS Health and Women’s Cardiovascular Disease

Women are more likely than men to die from cardiovascular disease, but the good news is that CVS Health is committed to helping women lower their risk. Here’s what you need to know. Did you know cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States? In fact, one in four… Continue reading CVS Health and Women’s Cardiovascular Disease