10 Complications of Diabetes

By the time you finish reading this article, you will want to avoid diabetes or pre-diabetes. If you are over age 50, you will especially need to avoid getting Type II or adult diabetes. In 2015, there were an estimated 30.3 million in the US with diabetes, or 1 in 10 adults. That figure is an underestimation, as more than... Continue Reading →

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10 Health Benefits of the Low-Glycemic Diet

If you’re like the average (obese) American adult or child, your eating habits could change for the better. With 2018 upon us, it’s time to look at your waistline. Choosing foods with a low glycemic index means choosing fat mobilization and energizing yourself in many ways: Click here to continue reading my article via 10... Continue Reading →

Chronic Metabolic Syndrome is Killing US

Perhaps you have something called chronic metabolic syndrome. Don't wait until you are in the hospital to get the diagnosis. And if you have any type of chronic syndrome, including chronic pain, read on. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of problems that are associated with the oxidative stress of high blood pressure, obesity, huge abdominal girth, heart attack (the... Continue Reading →

Fermented Foods: K is for Kefir

It has taken 100 years, but Nobel Laureate Elie Metchnikoff's Theory of Longevity is astoundingly researched, transformed and commercialized to benefit the world. Comparative genomics in today's "probiotics" fits the definition, that we harvest "a live microorganism, which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host." Following his own pioneering discoveries... Continue Reading →

The Alphabet Series: Immuno-Nutrition

THE ALPHABET SERIES: IMMUNO-NUTRITION A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z We have our own Challenge for the New Year 2017! To inspire, educate and increase awareness of good nutrition that fights inflammation and infection (i.e.,... Continue Reading →

7 Categories of Winter Squash

Squash is a fruit from the pumpkin family. It's relatives are the melon and cucumber. Zuccini is the Italian word for squash, which originated with American Indians. Great choice for health, Mom or Dad, teen! See the BONUS below! 7 Categories of Winter Squash: Pie.The pink banana squash is commonly sold in plastic wrap, cubed. Use... Continue Reading →

10 Health Benefits of Winter Squash

Going out to dinner? Check out the squash soup! And Wow! Is that really squash in the stew? If you want to eat for immunonutrition, you're off to a great start with organic winter squash. Once you know how valuable winter squash is for your healthy body, you'll be ordering differently on travels and outside meals.... Continue Reading →

#6: Five Medicinal Properties of Papaya

Papayas are rich. They are so packed with breakdown enzymes that they have been used to treat such things as colon cancer, vision, parasites and  Dengue Fever. To get an idea of microscopic happenings with enzyme breakdown, picture this hot tea melting down sugar. Lots going on here. Papaya is a sweet thing to eat. Packed... Continue Reading →

#5: Five Steps to Ripen and Store Papayas

          You already know how important papayas are to your health, especially your eyes and overall immune function. You've planned for smoothies or to you're teaching your teen how to make her first Immunonutrition dish, Papaya Salsa with Salmon. Now we need to know about storing the papayas you so patiently picked... Continue Reading →

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