Some folks might be surprised to learn that cabbage is not in the same category as lettuce, despite their similar appearance. Cabbage is cousin to kale and broccoli and is part of the cruciferous vegetable family. Varying in color from pale green to red and purple, cabbage contains many nutrients that offer health benefits such […]
Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 large organic cucumbers – halved lengthwise seeded and sliced 1⁄3 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon raw sugar (or stevia equivalent) 1 teaspoon salt 3 large organic tomatoes seeded and coarsely chopped 2⁄3 cup organic red onion coarsely chopped Baby bella mushrooms 1⁄2 cup fresh organic mint leaves chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper to taste Directions In a large bowl, toss together the cucumbers, vinegar, […]
Grains are a hot topic in the nutrition world. When i’m working with patients I commonly get asked “should I avoid grains?” My programs are not about deprivation. My goal is to help you find out the foods for your own bio-individuality to help you reduce inflammation and restore gut integrity. It takes experimentation and […]
With long, thick, plump and pointed deep green leaves, Aloe vera is one of the most well-recognized medicinal plants in the world. It has a long history of use in pharmaceutical, food, and cosmetic products. A great deal of research supports the use of topical Aloe gel, balms and creams for wound healing, sunburn, frostbite, […]
Depending on who you ask, coffee is considered a must for daily consumption or considered an addictive poison. It all comes down to bio-individuality. Caffeine effects people differently. For those of you that are coffee lovers and need backing for all the coffee haters, here are some science to back it up. Research out of […]
Sweet and tangy pineapple – who can resist its juicy, vibrant flavor? Not too many of us: pineapple often ranks as one of America’s most in-demand tropical fruits. Pineapple (Ananas comosus) contains two important enzymes, pancreatin and bromelain, that help break up protein molecules for easier digestion and absorption. Besides being anti-inflammatory, these enzymes help […]
Healthy eating in the prenatal period is not just about avoiding certain foods; it’s also about making healthy food choices.
Carbs should never be avoided, but it is important to understand that not all carbs are alike.