We all likely know that colas are not “good” for us and that there has been controversy regarding the safety of aspartame. Here is yet another potential link between colas and cancer. Please, do NOT drink colas–opt for sparkling water with a good sipping balsamic vinegar!! Read about the dangers […]
Another article on the health benefits of spices–so spice up your life!! (or at least your meals!!). Click here.
Even though this knowledge isn’t new, there is recent research indicating the benefits of Vitamin A supplementation, including reduction in the risk of skin cancer. Supplementation should be monitored by a health care professional, however, since there is a risk of accumulating excess Vitamin A in our tissues and causing […]
Although this information isn’t new, it is a good reminder that selenium can offer great benefits to our health. These benefits include immune system support, reducing risk of autoimmune thyroid disease, and reducing risk of death–that’s great news. However, selenium is also toxic if too much is taken–it has been […]
Yale researchers have discovered a gene that is important in identifying infections. It’s activity is related to our circadian rhythm–and when our sleep pattern is “off”, this gene doesn’t function as well. This finding shed more light on why sleep patterns are so important to our overall health! Read more […]
This is a great article which gives some of the background information as to why dark chocolate seems to be a treat that loves us back! Click here.
This is a long post so I’m starting with the good news and bottom line: eat whole foods from local farmers; avoid grains; eat LOTS of veggies; include fruits and nuts. Here’s the bad news: In a new CDC report, breads have been found to be a larger source of […]
This is a great article which summarizes the impact of Vitamin D on your health. Please note that Vitamin D levels should be monitored by bloodwork. Make your appointment today to see if you might benefit from Vitamin D supplementation. Read more here.
You may want to start including ginger root in your diet, especially if you have a family history of colon cancer or are at risk for colon cancer. This is exciting research–read more here.
Here is yet another article summarizing the impacts of our diet and lifestyle choices. What we eat DOES make a difference–eat a diet which contains mostly VEGETABLES and INCLUDES healthy naturally-raised meats/poultry/fish, fruit, seeds, and nuts. Note–grains are not on my list of recommended foods–use them as treats only.