We hear much to do about antioxidants, eat your colorful fruits and vegetables, six servings per day! But what exactly are antioxidants, why should we eat them, and are there some that are super antioxidants? … [Read more...] about Are You Making This Powerful Antioxidant?
We are in the “dog days” of summer. August is traditionally hot everywhere and heating up the kitchen is to be avoided! Here are some quick, easy recipes to keep the kitchen and you cool....but well nourished. Salmon with Balsamic Sauce Look for wild or sustainably raised salmon. Ingredients 1 lb. of salmon filets 1/4 teaspoon fresh, ground pepper 1 teaspoon fresh, … [Read more...] about Hot Summer Night Meals
You are made of minerals. Your body is 80% water. If you weighed 175 pounds and removed all the water, what would be left is 35 pounds of powder. What would that powder consist of? Minerals! I think we all realize the vegetables and fruits we buy in the grocery store are not the same nutrient-dense foods we had even fifty years ago. U.S. Senate Report #264 declares the mineral-poor soil … [Read more...] about These Are Essential for Life
This organ is actually composed of two parts and are filtration factories for waste, water, and other materials in the blood and urine. They have these little structural units called nephrons. The nephrons include tiny coiled tubes of capillaries and their associated tubules and there are approximately 1 million of them in each of these organs! Have you guessed what they are yet? I bet you … [Read more...] about Do You Take Care of This Organ?
You're probably thinking I'm going to talk about Insulin. While Insulin plays a significant role in weight gain, I often call it Miracle Grow for fat cells, that's not the hormone I'm going to be talking about today. Our health and life depend on how accurately instructions are conveyed to our cells so that they can act in harmony. It is this communication between our cells that will determine … [Read more...] about This Hormone Makes Counting Calories Irrelevant
If you were to ask your grandma or grandpa if they were given Cod Liver Oil, they probably would have turned up their noses and said “yes, yuck!” What I always find fascinating is to see the new science and research on something that was ancient wisdom a hundred years ago, and passed down through generations. This was a common practice, line the kids up and give them a spoonful of Cod Liver … [Read more...] about An Ancient Remedy We’ve Long Forgotten About
Who doesn’t want to live a longer, healthier life? There is a difference between “lifespan” and “health span” though, and you want both. No one wants to live a long time without the ability to take care of themselves and enjoy the things that they love. What We Know We know aging is inevitable, but some things can slow down the common signs of aging that begin to show up. You lose 3-5% of … [Read more...] about How to Switch on Longevity