One of my very favorite foods is the avocado. This unique, buttery, fruit is so versatile and nutritious that, rather than apple, for me it’s an avocado a day. Perhaps people think anything that tastes this good and rich must be bad for you, because somehow avocados have gotten the reputation of being unhealthy indulgences.… Read More Lose Weight and Lower Cholesterol by Eating This MisunderstoodFruit
When we are under chronic stress and our adrenals are overworked it is very important to pay attention to our diets for two reasons. First when we are stressed we have a tendency to eat whatever is easy, which usually isn’t very good for us. Secondly stress depletes our bodies of nutrition. As I mentioned… Read More Give your stressed out body the nutrition it needs with an adrenal friendly diet.
In 1747 Scottish naval surgeon, James Lind, discovered that an unknown substance in lemons, limes and several other fruits and vegetables, that prevented scurvy; a serious problem for sailors of that period. This nutrient would eventually become identified as vitamin C. One by one other scientists followed in Lind’s footsteps finding medical solutions by isolating… Read More Are You Feeling Tired, Run Down, and Listless?
There is a big trend, today, in healthy eating circles to eliminate foods from our diet. Eliminate everything “bad” and we’ll be left with only good. Sounds good in theory but in reality it leads to an imbalanced diet that may do more harm than good. Scientists seem to change their minds with maddening regularity… Read More 17 Guidelines of Healthy Eating the TCM Way