Category Archives: Diet

Allergy Season is Upon Us!

Do you find yourself already suffering from early season allergies or hay fever? We are already seeing early allergy symptoms arising including itchy eyes, sneezing, and runny noses. For most this is just a nuisance that they deal with every year. For others the symptoms are more severe. You may be asking what can be…

A Mother’s Quest

I am on quest to cure my daughter’s psoriasis. Is this possible, you may ask. Yes it is. Psoriasis is categorized as an autoimmune condition with no cure. The immune system, for various reasons, becomes overactive and lays down skin cells too rapidly, leading to a build-up or dry, scaly lesion that is termed psoriasis….

Healthy Apple Sundae Recipe

I just started receiving these recipes from The World’s Healthiest Foods website at www.whfoods.org. Before you judge, these recipes actually are pretty good, even for being healthy. We all like to have recipes that taste good and are also good for us. You might want to check them out, and in the meantime, I will…

What are Probiotics?

There has been a lot of information lately regarding probiotics and boosting your immune system. So what are probiotics? Probiotics are live microorganisms that are similar to the “good bacteria” or beneficial microorganisms that are found in your stomach. These are not to be confused with prebiotics, which are non-digestable food ingredients that stimulate growth…

New Study Shows this Omega-3 Fat Reduces Heart Disease

Omega-3 fats are known to ameliorate metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease. A recent study investigated the effects of omega-3 fats, given as krill oil, on endocannabinoids, which have been linked to metabolic syndrome. Mice were fed an unhealthy diet until their endocannabinoid levels were increased in their tissues. After supplementation with omega-3’s, levels of…

Aspartame Causes Weight Gain

Several long-term studies show that those who ingest artificial sweeteners like aspartame, saccharine, and cyclamates, have significant weight gain when compared to those who do not ingest these products (Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 1993). Not to mention, the possible adverse reactions that may be caused by these toxic products. Consumption of artificial sweeteners actually results…

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