Tag: health

  • Random Interesting Info

    1/ CORN ON THE COB: most corn is genetically modified and highly sprayed. Please try to get clean local corn. One med/large cob provides 1 starch and 1 veg. 2/Have PARSLEY in your garden?? If not, grow it next year. Not only is it natures mouthwash, the chlorophyll is also alkalizing for your body, a […]

  • The Case against Meat

      Our new Food Guide is here, with profound changes. We are finally being asked/educated/made aware of the harmful effects that eating animals has on both our health, and our planet. Here are a few, in summary: The environmental impact is huge Livestock farming has a vast environmental footprint. It contributes to land and water degradation, […]

  • FRENCH FRIES

    They’re delicious and tempting, salty and scrumptious — but also one of the worst foods you can over-indulge in, especially if you’re trying to lose weight or adopt a more healthy lifestyle. We’re talking French fries, the only food capable of taking a simple, bland potato, throwing it into a deep fryer, and turning it […]

  • New Year COMMITMENTS

    2018: MAKE COMMITMENTS NOT RESOLUTIONS!   Decide to make this your year; commit to a lifelong healthy lifestyle! Here are some tips to help with your commitment: 1/ I will do something active every day. 2/ I will ALWAYS eat a healthy breakfast (or drink a shake). 3/ I will plan ahead and be organized […]

  • The Dirty Dozen Food Additives to Avoid at All Costs

      By: Michelle Schoffro Cook   When you consider the 5,000 additives actually added to food along with the additional 5,000 that leech into food from packaging, we are regularly exposed to 10,000 food additives in the US—the bulk of which have never undergone any safety testing. And, almost none have been tested for the way in which […]

  • HOLIDAY COOKING (and eating)TIPS

          Turkey Dinner Turkey – lean protein, roasted, so no problems here! Stuffing – make it healthier by using sprouted grain bread (Silver Hills). To make breadcrumbs, simply gradually add pieces of bread to blender. Let sit in open air until dried out. Add seasonings etc as you normally would. Cranberry Sauce – […]

  • Health Tips and Tricks!

    *Curcumin, the plant chemical that colors turmeric, helps block plaque related blockages in the brain that lead to Alzheimer’s. Do like they do in India, use turmeric like salt! *The presence of a worm (or worm hole) in an apple ensures the lack of pesticides used! * One tsp of thyme has as much antioxidant […]

  • BUILDING IMMUNITY FOR THE WINTER SEASON

    1/ VITAMIN D If you are not already taking vitamin D, or taking it sporadically, now is the time to get into a daily routine of taking it. Among many other things, vitamin D is a huge immunity builder. We get vitamin d from some seafood, but can not ever eat enough to obtain adequate […]

  • Vitamin D- More then the obvious

    We know that vitamin D is crucial for bone health, immunity, weight loss and more…. deficiencies can wreak havoc. Further studies now conclude that it is beneficial in treating depression and anxiety. Click on the link to be directed to an article by Dr Mercola that will explain this in detail: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2014/08/21/vitamin-d-depression-dementia.aspx?e_cid=20140821Z1_DNL_art_1&utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art1&utm_campaign=20140821Z1&et_cid=DM54156&et_rid=630035275

  • BEVERAGES

    Coffee and Tea: In general, caffeinated coffee and tea are not healthy. In moderation (1-2 cups/day) they are just ok. Many people enjoy a good cup of coffee r tea in the morning. Choose a good Fair Trade Organic coffee and you are better off. For tea, Earl Grey ahs the most healthy properties of […]