Cancer, Nutrition and Diet

Foods That May Prevent Cancer

A diet rich in cruciferous vegetables may help improve success of treatments for breast cancer.  These findings suggest that these vegetables may also help reduce the risk of breast cancer.  So, what is the cruciferous vegetables?  There are many:  broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, mustard greens, collard greens, kale, turnip greens, and […]

Allergies, Brain and Nervous System Health, Cancer, Children's Health, General Health, Healthy Home and Garden, Immune Health

BPA in contact with Your Food

Please be aware that the movement to ban BPA in plastics that are used in food packaging was defeated.  Put simply, foods that are packaged in plastic are likely exposed to BPA.  BPA then leaches into the food and then to the body.  BPA exposure has been implicated in reproductive […]

Brain and Nervous System Health, Cancer, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, Heart Health, Nutrition and Diet, Weight Loss, Women's Health

Health Food for Easter!

There is more and more compelling evidence on the anti-inflammatory nature of cocoa.  Dark chocolate and cocoa have been shown to reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, reduce stress hormones, improve insulin sensitivity, reduce weight, reduce migraines and TMJ, among other benefits!! So, this Easter, fill your baskets with dark chocolate–to […]

Brain and Nervous System Health, Cancer, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, General Health

Vitamin D–Not just for your bones

Great article summarizing the importance of Vitamin D in our diets.  While RDA’s have been based upon bone health, we are learning that higher levels may be helpful for reducing risk of cancer, depression, fatigue, and supporting immune function.  I generally recommend 1,000 – 2,000 IU of Vit. D3 daily, […]