Stress Taming Foods

Stress Taming Foods

FLASH: Feeling stressed? Well, the solution may be as simple as eating the right food. “Food sends chemical messages to the brain that either trigger or tame our stress reactions,” Dr. Heidi Hanna, chief energy officer of synergy brain fitness and a Fellow of the American Institute of Stress says. “Helpful stress-taming foods include a […]

You Can Eat Wild Caught Salmon for Breakfast

You Can Eat Wild Caught Salmon for Breakfast

There are many types of food that you can add to your diet to help improve digestive health, wild caught salmon is 1 of them, try it with poached eggs.  Wild Salmon: The omega-3s found in wild salmon are a natural anti-inflammatory that help prevent digestive conditions caused by inflammation. We also know that omega-3s […]

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

FLASH: Calorie restriction strategies such as fasting and partial fasting activate powerful metabolic processes that catalyze healing and rejuvenation. Fasting has been part of human history for centuries. It was often done for ritualistic purposes, and is still done to this day. But today we have a large body of science confirming the benefits of […]

Your Liver, Your Health

Your Liver, Your Health

Fact: The human liver weighs about 3 lbs, filters all of the body’s blood daily, and when healthy is the only organ capable of regenerating; the liver performs nearly 500 functions, including regulating cholesterol levels. Our liver weighs about 3 lbs and is located on the right side of of the abdomen. Reddish brown in […]

Life is Better with Butter

Life is Better with Butter

FLASH: “With enough butter, anything is good,” Julia Child Julia Child was the beloved television chef who taught me how to bring French dishes into my American home. Having grown up believing the iconic woman who maintained that “Every woman should have a blowtorch” – words to live by, I might add – the thought […]

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

FLASH: The 2 most important treatment strategies for SAD are optimizing vitamin D level and Sun exposure. In addition to optimizing vitamin D and getting daily light therapy, the following strategies may also be helpful in the treatment of SAD: Exercise:Exercise is a well-recognized tool for improving your mental health. In a Y 2008 interview […]

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress Manage Holiday Stress with these Healthy Habits 1.Exercise — A quick high-intensity workout may be the thing to boost your mood and relieve stress. Anandamide is a neurotransmitter and endocannabinoid produced in your brain that temporarily blocks feelings of pain and depression. It’s a derivative of the Sanskrit word “bliss,” and a deficiency is […]

President Trump Has ‘Gut for Justice,’ Should Give More Pardons

President Trump Has ‘Gut for Justice,’ Should Give More Pardons

President Trump Has ‘Gut for Justice,’ Should Give More Pardons US President Donald Trump “has a real gut for justice” and should “give more pardons” to Americans who have been unjustly sentenced, Alan Dershowitz said Thursday. Prof. Dershowitz made the comments during an interview  in reaction to the President’s commutation Wednesday of Alice Johnson, who served […]

Spring is Here, Allergies are Too

Spring is Here, Allergies are Too

Spring is Here, Allergies are Too According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the US. Pollen is one of the most common allergens in America. Nearly 50-M people in the US suffer from nasal allergies and as many as 30% of adults […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood

Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood

Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood Eating cultured vegetables has increased in popularity among hipsters, millennials and baby boomers. Reports are that miso, sauerkraut (my favorite), pickles and kimchi, all bottled up and ready to go, have been flying off supermarket shelves as peoples’ understanding of the importance of gut health has become more widespread. Supplements, […]

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life The experts believe we can virtually eliminate your risk of cancer and chronic disease and significantly improve our chances of recovering from cancer by following some simple strategies, as follows: Eat Real Food: Seek to eliminate all processed food in our diet. Eat at least 33% of food […]