The Toronto Sun, Frazzled Hurried Woman!

My book, Frazzled Hurried Woman! Your Stress Relief Guide to Thriving…Not Merely Surviving is featured in The Toronto Sun! The Saturday Sun, October 27, 2012 Reassess stress New book coaches women on handling modern life RITA DEMONTIS, Toronto Sun Frazzled, hurried … women. Is there any other kind? And when has stress become the new … Read more

Teen Nutrition: Overfed and Undernourished?

Teens need exceptional nutrition – their bodies are still growing and maturing and so are their brains. Poor nutrition can lead to mood swings, especially for teens when hormones are changing (and raging). Too many chemicals, high sugar products plus not enough nutrients in their bodies are a bad combination. Without good nutrition, teens will … Read more

Micronutrients & Mental Health: Something to Think About

  Mental Illness Awareness  When someone has a broken leg, skin rash, or cancer, no one talks about stigma. When its mental health there seems to be this ‘hush hush’ attitude. No one talks about it – it used to be that way with cancer, until many women started speaking out. There are breast cancer … Read more

The Best Superfoods for Better Moods and Svelt Waistlines!

Hippocrates who lived around 400 BC was known as the “Father of Western Medicine.” He said: “Let food be thy medicine and let thy medicine be food”. Superfoods have been around since the dawn of time as humans started to make connections between foods that harm and foods that heal. We just have to look … Read more

10 Essential Nutritious Steps to Vitality

For good mood and good health follow these simple nutritious steps for vitality! The Mediterranean diet is a good start, however, choose a low glycemic index plan as well – (lots of low calorie green vegetables), smaller amount of starches is best.  Limit breads, potatoes, pastas, sweets for blood sugar control and to keep cholesterol levels … Read more

Does Your Diet Rate As Natural Anxiety Medicine? Take the Food and Mood Quiz

Do you experience tiredness after eating, or do you feel anxious a few hours after you’ve skipped lunch? If you also have a high sugar diet, you may need to shore up your facts about healthy eating. See how your food choices rate in this next quiz. Food & Mood Quiz Scoring: Give yourself one … Read more

Being worn out and rushed isn’t living; it’s merely surviving…

  Does stress regularly impact your quality of life?   Although many would say that stress is the “new normal” way of living, it should be taken very seriously. In North America alone, millions of women and men experience “frazzled” stress-like symptoms due to juggling too many roles within family, work and community. For the most … Read more

A Healthy Breakfast will Combat the “Back to School Blues”

Help Your Child Boost Energy & Mood with a Healthy Breakfast More than ever, the link between mood, healthy eating and children are being investigated. Healthy nutrients are known to prevent disease, increase energy and boost brain power. However, getting children to adhere to a healthy eating schedule is another matter! Without a powerful breakfast, … Read more