Simple Diet Guidelines To REVERSE High Blood Pressure

What should a healthy daily diet consist of? There is a lot of information out there… My “Health Supporting Eating Plan” (see below) addresses the question, “What should I make for lunch or dinner?” (Breakfast is optional, if you’re not hungry.) My eating plan, as you will see, does not list all there is to … Read moreSimple Diet Guidelines To REVERSE High Blood Pressure

Why You Need to Consume More Zinc

Your body has about the same amount of zinc as a 4-inch galvanized nail. Getting and maintaining the right amount of this important mineral is similar to walking a tightrope. It’s a fine line between too much and not enough—with hazards for any missteps. Loading up with zinc for more than a week can weaken … Read moreWhy You Need to Consume More Zinc

Does Magnesium Improve Endurance?

Magnesium is an essential mineral and vital component of our body’s cells. It not only helps the body maintain good health, but also protects from illness. Although it is found in healthy foods, supplements can raise low levels. Many consider magnesium the most vital mineral for our health. It is the fourth most abundant mineral … Read moreDoes Magnesium Improve Endurance?

What To Eat Boost Energy And Relieve Stress

How do you deal with stress- could you need a little energy boost? Try these diet changes to see how you feel. Energy boosters Breakfast: Eat a couple of boiled eggs and a bowl of oatmeal topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Roll pinto beans, melted cheese, and salsa in a whole grain tortilla. Blend … Read moreWhat To Eat Boost Energy And Relieve Stress

Diet Change Can Cure Type 2 Diabetes

Is the concept of curing type 2 diabetes through diet really such a strange notion? After all, diet was one of the key contributors that got you into this situation in the first place. Conventional wisdom seems to disagree, however. While diet, exercise, and lifestyle are nearly universally acknowledged as vital components required for managing … Read moreDiet Change Can Cure Type 2 Diabetes

How to Strengthen Bones and Boost Heart Health With Magnesium

By Catherine Guthrie What’s not to love about magnesium? The mineral juices every cell in the body and has a hand in more than 300 biochemical reactions. Subtract it from the bodily equation and nerves stutter, insulin goes haywire, and the heart’s steadfast beat loses its rhythm. And that’s only the half of it. A … Read moreHow to Strengthen Bones and Boost Heart Health With Magnesium

Pumpkin Seeds a Healthy Snack Pumped with Nutrients

We all know raw nuts and seeds are good for our health when eaten in moderation—a handful every day is a good portion guide. For an alternative to your go-to nut, try roasting your pumpkin seeds this season. Snack on them raw, or add a scoop to soups, salads, cereals, or casseroles. Then watch (and … Read morePumpkin Seeds a Healthy Snack Pumped with Nutrients

Top 8 Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, often overshadowed by its green cousin broccoli. This is one vegetable that deserves a regular rotation in your diet, however, as it contains an impressive array of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytochemicals. Adding to cauliflower’s appeal is its extreme versatility. You can … Read moreTop 8 Health Benefits of Cauliflower

A Functional Medicine Approach to Good Health

What are the key points to living a healthy life? Here are some tips from a Functional Medicine approach, which looks at systems, not symptoms. Functional medicine is concerned with how everything in the body communicates and works together, and how symptoms are often the result of a breakdown in that communication. Functional medicine practitioners … Read moreA Functional Medicine Approach to Good Health

Is Fruit Bad News for Weight Loss?

Fruit got a really bad reputation when the low-carb movement started to take off. Fruit had its image badly bruised in the past few years, as more and more weight-loss experts tagged fruit, fruit juice, and soda as dietary sources of unnecessary sugar. It didn’t help that the particular sugar found in fruit—fructose—is the main … Read moreIs Fruit Bad News for Weight Loss?