Dehydration in the fall and winter is a real thing. We can see it manifesting in our bodies with more dry, scaly skin. Some may even observe dryness in their hair and eyes. During the cooler months, perspiration evaporates more rapidly in the cold, dry air, and that can lead to dehydration. But without the sweat, we assume we aren't losing fluids as quickly as during a warm, summer day. In addition, the cooler temperature can reduce the body's thirst response, so the b
Cooking with spices isn't just about flavor and enjoying your food. It's also about making your food more digestible and understanding that your food can be a form of medicine. Cooking doesn't have to be complicated and it generally shouldn't be bland. I've worked with many clients who just simply don't get much joy from their cooking. Many find their food downright boring, rarely experiencing pleasure in the delicate tastes they've created from their home-cooked meals.