‘You are what you eat.” Bet you wish you had a penny for every time you heard that. Making the right dietary choices can have a huge impact on everything from your energy levels to your quality of sleep. And when you make good choices, you open the door to vibrant health. A recent paper in respected medical publication The New England Journal of Medicine listed 55 diseases that can be caused … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Steps To Fight Disease With Food
Earlier this week, I talked about seeds and their amazing health properties. Well, I want to continue talking about healthy fats. Because fat has gotten an unfair bad reputation in recent years. The reality is that it isn’t fat that’s bad for you. The real enemy is the hydrogenated, fried, and processed fats that have become such a big part of modern diets. Healthy fats are so important. They … [Read more...] about 7 Healthy Fats That Are Amazingly Good For You!
My mother was a native New Yorker. And New Yorkers love their bagels. So I ate lots of sesame and poppy seed bagels with a cream cheese schmear growing up. I also gave seeds to my bird as a snack. But that was the end of my seed relationship. Little did i know how I was missing out. Now that I’m older, I try to include seeds daily in my diet. Many contain vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. … [Read more...] about 6 Seeds for Hormone Balance, Heart Health, & More!
There’s so much buzz about vitamin D lately. And for good reason. It’s becoming more and more apparent that vitamin D is essential for not just building health. But staying healthy for years to come. Bone Health This is massively important for your bone health. Sure, you can pop a bunch of calcium pills, hoping to avert osteoporosis. But all that pill popping is a waste of money if your vitamin … [Read more...] about Vitamin D: How Much to Take/ Why You Need It
Turmeric is a wonder spice that not only helps food taste good. It can also help the health of your body. So today, I want to talk a little bit more about everything fabulous about it. If you’re not familiar, turmeric is a spice often used in curries known for its bright yellow color. And curcumin is the main, healing component found in the spice. Be careful when cooking with it though because … [Read more...] about Turmeric: The Magical Healing Of Curcumin
I’ll admit that there was a time not too long ago when I never would have dreamed of drinking green tea. I’m really a coffee junkie. And I’ve always deemed tea to be a bit boring. But I’ve changed my ways recently And it’s because I discovered that I was drinking green tea all wrong. My old green tea ways. Cut back to 2015. I would just plop a tea bag into a cup, throw in some boiling water, and … [Read more...] about Green Tea: Why You’re Drinking It Wrong!
I love ginger. It’s so darn good for you and it adds a kick to food that's just amazing. So, today I want to go over some of the amazing benefits of ginger. And also talk about how you include more if it in your diet. Look beyond nausea My mom was going through chemo some years ago. And the buzz word was ginger. It was the perfect antidote for the inevitable nausea that comes with chemo. My … [Read more...] about Ginger for Menstrual Cramps, Exercise Recovery, Weight Loss & More
Should you take nutritional supplement or should you not take nutritional supplements? Some recent studies have discounted the value of these supplements. While others show them as life saving. So what’s a person to do? Keep this in mind when pondering nutritional supplement studies. All nutritional supplements aren’t created equal. Many supplements are made out of synthetic garbage. While … [Read more...] about 3 Nutritional Supplements You Need To Take