Tag: lifewise

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

      The health benefits of coconut oil include hair care, skin care, stress relief, cholesterol level maintenance, weight loss, boosted immune system, proper digestion and regulated metabolism. It also provides relief from kidney problems, heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, and cancer, while helping to improve dental quality and bone strength. These benefits of […]

  • Lemon Fish “Picatta”

    (Recipe for 2 servings)   Ingredient Amount Haddock, cod or hake, raw 16 ounces flour, sprouted 1/3 cup Salt, table 1/2 tsp Oil, olive 1 tbsp Bouillon, chicken 3/4 cup Juice, lemon Capers 3 tbsps ¼ cup   Directions Mix flour and salt. Rinse fish in water and pat dry with paper towel. Dredge fish […]

  • 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 […]

  • LIFEWISE MEAL IDEAS

    Planning meals is crucial to healthy eating. It does not have to be a multi ingredient recipe or anything high maintenance. No matter how easy the meal, it must be thought of in advance; you need to take something out of the freezer, and also need to be sure you have the starch and veg […]

  • 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 […]