We are in the midst of the strangest times but one of the beautiful things about it is, we are back in our kitchens cooking!! Let's look at a beautiful whole food that most of us probably have in our kitchen, honey. I often get asked, "is honey the same as sugar?" The answer to that question is "NO!" Why You Should Ditch Sugar for Honey First, honey is a whole food and … [Read more...] about You Want This Whole Food In Your Diet
So I started the month of February off with this question, "do cholesterol numbers matter?" and I've done two articles on heart health and the true cause of heart disease. This is my final article of the month and we will take a look at statins, do we need them and what testing we really want to determine our risk of heart disease. The Deep Dive... This is a "deep dive" so … [Read more...] about We Are a Statin Nation
That is the question of the century. There are many "theories" as to why we get cancer. In doing a "deep dive" over the last year I have found common threads that run through each theory. Let me share with you one to start. To share all of these at once would be like a fire hose of information! … [Read more...] about Why Do We Get Cancer?
Either you or someone you know has had cancer. It is heartbreaking to witness the pain and suffering that cancer brings, and I want to help. Thirty-five years ago my husband came out of treatment for third stage Hodgkin's disease a complete mess. He was told to expect to have cancer within ten years because of all the radiation they had done on him. … [Read more...] about Hope 4 Cancer Recovery
I'm writing this while sitting on our lanai in Maui Hawaii. It is a delightful 80 degrees with a soft breeze blowing. We are here for ten days with our best friends of forty years, John and Sandy from the Sacramento area. If you have been following us for a while you may remember us doing an Alaskan cruise last year at this time with them. Our ages (68-75 yrs.) prompted us to … [Read more...] about Aloha From Maui!
Yeah, I know, I feel you objecting to this already!! But I love my fruit!! One of the biggest questions I get is "how do I stop sugar cravings???" And the answer is.......it depends (dang!) There are multiple reasons we may have sugar cravings, so that's not a "one size fits all" answer. Blood Sugar Regulation This is a crucial area to address not only for sugar … [Read more...] about Why Fruit Makes You Fat
It's that time of year again. Get Your Flu Shot signs everywhere! Nobody likes to get the flu and for some it is down right dangerous, but do we all need a flu shot???? I choose not to get the flu shot because according to the the Centers for Disease Control, most flu vaccines contain mercury in the form of thimerosal, some containing as much as 25mcg per dose – which is … [Read more...] about Why I Don’t Get the Flu Shot and What I Do Instead