Nutrition

November 5, 2018

Let’s Make Chocolate a Healthy Food Again!

Chocolate is derived from cacao beans (Theobroma cacao). Chocolate or cacao bean-derived drinks and sauces have been around for centuries. However, these drinks would have been […]
September 17, 2018

The Clean Fifteen!

In part I, we looked at why we want to know the dirty dozen and clean fifteen and how those lists are even generated. I also […]
September 3, 2018

Minimizing Pesticide Exposure: Know the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen!

  Enough scientific data exists to document the toxic effects of organophosphate and pyrethroid insecticides and GMO crops that synthetic pesticide and GMO toxicity can’t be denied […]
June 18, 2018

Addressing Estrogen Dominance with DIM (and not just for women!)…

    What is DIM? DIM (diindolylmethane), is a food-based compound found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and brussel sprouts. It is one of the […]
April 30, 2018

You Know You Should….But How Do You Consume More Vegetables Daily?

A study* recently published in the Journal of Epidemiology concluded that approximately 7.8 million premature deaths every year may have been prevented if 8 to 10 servings of […]
March 19, 2018

What is Bone Broth and How Do I Make It?

Tibetans use many kinds of soups to improve health and ward off illness, including a variety of bone broths. The kind of bone prescribed will depend […]
March 6, 2018

Featuring Tumeric: The Yellow Curry Spice

  Photo…India.com Turmeric, a yellow curry spice used in Indian cuisine, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine. Modern […]
February 19, 2018

Drink this Immune-Boosting Healing Soup!

  For many of us, winter is in full bloom and getting most of our vegetables in raw form is challenging as we (and our bodies) […]
January 2, 2018

Want to Improve Cognitive Functioning Whether Chemo-Induced or Not?

  According to Steven Masley, MD, the #1 cause of cognitive decline and memory loss is abnormal blood sugar control, known as insulin resistance, which is […]
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