Category - healthy eating

28
Mar

Three Words Changed Everything…

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was five years ago, almost exactly. I was waiting with my wife, Sharon in her doctor’s office. After a brief conversation, he got to the point of the visit. (Click here for an audio version of me narrating this post over a bed of my original music). …

26
Dec

Kale with Tofu

Every once in a while I come across a recipe I just have to share. Enjoy this one, and get your leafy vegetables! The key to this recipe is using fresh kale chopped finely so it cooks in less time. This is a delicious fast way to include a nutritious green leafy vegetable, rich in …

3
Feb

Early Menopause Caused by Plastics and Cosmetics?

A new study found that certain chemicals in plastic and some cosmetics are linked to earlier menopause, causing menopause to appear  2-4 years sooner than women who had lower levels of the substances. Because the study in the journal PLOS ONE only associated the chemicals from plastic and certain cosmetics with early menopause, it only …

22
Apr

Fast Food Diet Linked to Depression

A studyof 8,964 Spanish adults found that frequent fast food eaters were 40% more likely to develop depression than those who avoid burgers, pizza, and similar fast foods. This comes after another study showing a positive dose/response relationship between the amount of trans fat eaten and the risk for depression. In the same study, olive …

26
Feb

Stem Cells Repair Heart Disease – Dr. Mache Interviews Dr. Doris Taylor

Every year about 715,000 Americans have heart attack. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and for the first time, more women are dying of heart disease than men.   Having a heart attack can have a very major affect on your life …

3
Jan

The Nutritional Quality of Fast Food Meals

It seems there is less and less time for home cooked meals so there is lots of eating on the run as work days compress lengthen and free time seems to disappear in our 24/7 world.   And we all know that the holiday season we’ve just passed through is notorious for adding a few …

10
Dec

Too Much Sugar Causes Memory Loss

We know too much sugar is bad for our waistline.  Now a new study from Mayo Clinic and reported in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease has shown that the people over 70 who ate the most carbohydrates relative to protein and fat approached being 4 times greater risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, which is …

31
Oct

Healthy Halloween Song

It Halloween and soon the streets will be filled with small ghosts and goblins looking for a candy delight at their neighbors doors. But it’s also a huge sugar load that can last for weeks if the bountiful Trick or Treat haul is large enough. A little candy is still a good thing. But Halloween …

15
Apr

Eat Your Way out of Hot Flashes – Soy and Flaxseed – My Menopause – My Way

Okay!  Here are the two “foods” you can add to your diet that may affect hot flashes.  These are easily found and may be just the trick if you’re suffering with too much heat due to menopause or peri-menopause.  Remember that it’s important to mention these to your doctor or medical team – even something …

9
Feb

Apple Juice Bad, Eating the Apple Prevents Cancer

It’s a snowy day in New England with 3 feet of fresh snow just outside my door so it seemed like a good day to post a note about healthy food to eat before going out to shovel. Turns out that apple juice, that great and abundant liquid we think is doing us and our …

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