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
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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?
When seasonal allergies flare, do you reach for antihistamines that leave you feeling groggy and edgy? If so, you are among the 26 million people who suffer from airborne allergies caused by grasses, trees, and molds. When we first moved to Texas, it seemed like everyone was suffering from “cedar fever.” We were told, “just wait, you live here long enough and you’ll develop an allergy to … [Read more...] about How to Survive Allergy Season
This Popular Mineral May Be Causing Breast Cancer If you are a woman, you are told that you need to be taking this mineral, especially as you enter menopause. It’s been widely recommended, taken by millions of women to prevent disease, but is it really what it’s cracked up to be? I was recently diagnosed with osteopenia in my hips and osteoporosis in my spine. The first suggestion by my doctor … [Read more...] about This Popular Mineral May Be Causing Breast Cancer
You have probably heard of Linus Pauling. In 1962, at age 61, he received the Nobel Peace Prize in chemistry. He is best known for being an advocate and proponent of Vitamin C. He was ridiculed for his work by the scientists and doctors of his time, but his work has stood the test of time. He wrote a book called “How to Live Longer and Feel Better”, he was 85 yrs old at the time he wrote it! … [Read more...] about The Magic of This Lowly Vitamin
Your immune system is your first line of defense against all diseases, especially infectious diseases such as viruses. The one mineral that plays a key role in your immune system's ability to fight off disease is Zinc. Zinc is vital for immune function and a key player in warding off viral infections and plays a vastly underrated role in fighting off the COVID-19 virus. … [Read more...] about Why You Need This Mineral Now…
If you’re older than fifty you probably remember the standard salt on the table was Morton’s “iodized” salt. The U.S. was historically iodine-deficient prior to the early 1920s, particularly in the goiter belt region of the Great Lakes, Appalachians, and the northwestern area of the country. This was due to the effects of natural atmospheric processes. Following the successful implementation of … [Read more...] about Iodine and the Breast Cancer Connection