Health, Uncategorized, Wellness & Beauty

Hungry? Drink Some Water First.

Did you know that a reasonably inactive adult loses approximately 2 litres of water a day through breath, sweat and urine? All drinks, apart from alcohol count toward making up this amount including tea and coffee – and more than a third of our water comes from our food. You may require more fluid if… Continue reading Hungry? Drink Some Water First.

Family, Health, Uncategorized

Sharing A Personal Journey

As a health coach, I am constantly reminded of our own need for exploring our own individual personalized journey for a better health wellness and beauty.   About 7-8 months ago my husband, Jim, was going through normal follow-up testing to see if he had any reoccurring prostate cancer. His cancer was addressed  with the… Continue reading Sharing A Personal Journey

Health, Land & SEAsoning, Seaweed, Spices

Staying and Eating Healthy Around the World!

I take Land & SEAsonings with us when my husband Jim and I travel for business or pleasure around the world. We often stay at Airbnb's, and while we eat out a lot to indulge in the local food, I often whip something up to eat for us, and having my Land & SEAsoning spice… Continue reading Staying and Eating Healthy Around the World!

Health, Seaweed

10 High-Protein Plant-Based Foods

Reducing your use of animal products is getting easier with more fortified and nutritious plant-based foods available. The right plant-based foods can be excellent sources of protein and other nutrients, often with fewer calories than animal products. The following healthy, plant-based foods are just 10 of our favorites having a high-protein content per serving. We… Continue reading 10 High-Protein Plant-Based Foods

Health, Superfoods, Uncategorized, Wellness & Beauty

The Many Benefits of Lemonade

Ahhh, summer…home-grown tomatoes, corn-on-the-cob and fresh lemonade. From a cold glass of lemonade at a cook-out, to a quick cup from your friendly neighborhood lemonade stand, this drink has been satisfying both young and old in a variety of settings for years, with summer serving as its most popular time to consume to quench your… Continue reading The Many Benefits of Lemonade

Food as Medicine, Health, Uncategorized

Natural Remedies That Can Help Ease Depression

Our Merman Jay Fickess is back and sharing insights on how natural remedies can help ease depression. If you are burdened with depression or know someone who is, you know that its effects can be seriously debilitating. Estimates are that depression is the second leading cause of disability in the United States. The disease is… Continue reading Natural Remedies That Can Help Ease Depression

Food as Medicine, Health

Food As Medicine

We at Midwest Mermaid Muse talk a lot about the healing value of our food. Browse our website and you will find that we believe in the health benefits of mushrooms and seaweed in particular. Our Merman Jay Fickess thinks it’s worthwhile to explain why we believe in them and what those benefits mean to… Continue reading Food As Medicine