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
No doubt by now you have read or heard about the new COVID variant called "Delta." According to the regional director of the European office of the World Health Organization, Hans Henri Kluge, a new coronavirus variant called “Delta” is “poised to take hold” in Europe, which may necessitate renewed lockdowns. Should You Be Concerned? In the U.S., currently, 10% of all COVID cases is the … [Read more...] about Should You Be Concerned About the New Variant?
Most everyone has one and they are like an appendage to our bodies, with us everywhere we go. But are they truly safe? Two scientists told the U.S. House Subcommittee on Domestic Policy that the use of cell phones may raise the risk of brain cancer. The concern came from Dr. Ronald Herberman, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, and Dr. David Carpenter, director of the … [Read more...] about Scientists Warn About Cell Phones and Cancer
I’m going to be turning 70 this summer, yikes! I’m now considered “old” by my kids and grandkids, but I don’t feel old. I’m very fortunate to have taken care of myself since I was in my thirties with good food, exercise, and paying attention to stress levels and sleep (though I’m far from perfect.) One of the signs of old age is arthritis. We are seeing younger and younger people developing it … [Read more...] about Is This Inevitable as We Age?
We all get them from time to time, cravings for carbs and sugar. This is normal to occasionally have these cravings, but what if you have them all the time? What can be causing them and what can you do about it? The list could get really long here, so I'm going to focus on the top five reasons I believe we get consistent carb cravings. Insulin Resistance Insulin is the hormone that carries … [Read more...] about Carb Cravings: Causes and Strategies to Help
I hope that you have not had a case of COVID, but you may know someone who has. I wrote about this a number of months ago and wanted to give you an update on what we are learning about the long term affects of COVID, and they are not good. The largest study yet published in The Lancet was recently released and here are the findings. Six months after the participants got out of the … [Read more...] about Important Information on #LongCOVID
A scientific review, published in 2006, concluded that the increase in seasonal flu virus's is due to the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in the winter months. According to a Spanish study published online October 27, 2020, in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 82.2% of COVID-19 patients tested were found to be deficient in vitamin D. … [Read more...] about We Need to Know the Truth About Vitamin D