5 Ways to Create Healthy Recipes Try these tips to reduce the fat, calories and salt in your favorite recipes. By Mayo Clinic Staff *THIS HAS BEEN MODIFIED from original article. Please go to the link for the original article by Mayo Clinic. https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/healthy-recipes/art-20047004 Looking for some ways to help you in the kitchen this […]
Strengthen Your Immune System Your immune system is your defense mechanism that kicks into high speed when you: Are sick Are injured Have allergies Have food sensitivities In order to boost the function of the immune system there are some steps you can take to improve the availability of biochemical products needed to get the […]
Autumn Stew Modified From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2010 This simple chicken stew stars three of fall’s best crops—apples, carrots and parsnips. By: EatingWell Test Kitchen • 5 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided • 1 pound chicken or turkey, cut into bite-size pieces • 1 large onion, chopped • 3 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped • […]
Shoo Flu- Don’t Bother Me! As cough and cold season makes its debut this fall- don’t find yourself unprepared to fight off these viral and bacterial infections. All too many times patients come in and ask us “What can I do now that I have the flu”? The truth is, a strong immune system to […]
What is a Leaky Gut? A leaky gut is a syndrome in which the protective barrier of the small intestine is compromised and allows undigested foods and anything else that happens to be in the gut to cross into the body. When this occurs the immune system attacks the these the leaked material that doesn’t […]
Are you over medicated? The patient was a man in his seventies and had travelled all of the way from Florida to see me for a consultation. His family told me that he had a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease but they were more concerned that he seemed extremely fatigued and “out of it.” He sat […]
Here is another possible alternative to toxic candy treats for Halloween trick or treaters. We found these at Trader Joes. I’d fell pretty good if my kids got this one.
Difficulties with sleep are very common. There are many factors to consider if you are having problems with either going to sleep or staying asleep. Here is a very basic explanation of the neurotransmitters involved in sleep. If you need help with your sleep patterns or duration and would like to look at natural solutions, […]
Staying asleep is a different pathway in the brain than falling asleep. Watch and learn about the difference. Also see Getting to Sleep Naturally.