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Oranges

Oranges fell off my radar screen when I gave up orange juice many years ago. Why? I don’t know. I remember as a teenager, I would cut up two oranges and eat them as my “infront of the tv” snack. That was a good habit for a teenager. I personally don’t drink orange juice as […]

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Disease vs. Nutrition

It’s not something new. It’s something we need to be reminded of from time to time though. EAT MORE FRUIT AND VEGGIES! There is a definite link between disease and lack of fruit and vegetables in the diet of this fast paced society we live in. A scientific study by Imperial College of London strongly […]

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Junk Food

Have you ever noticed that after you consume a meal made up of fast food junk food, that your body is still craving and is still hungry. That would be because the lack of nutrition in this junk food does not nourish the cells of your body that good food nourishes. The sodium, transfats, chemicals […]

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I LOVE POTATOES!

And rightfully so….. Potatoes are a superfood. Health benefits abound. All kinds of potatoes are equally nutritious, varying slightly in vitamin and mineral values. There are so many different potato types on the market today. There are russets great for baking, new potatoes great for boiling or oven roasting, yellow flesh potatoes, red skinned potatoes, […]

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Sugar…Cancer’s Fertilizer

Oh my goodness….sugar is so tasty and everything containing sugar is so tasty….no doubt about it. I was in a situation the other day where we were invited to an “ice-cream” function where you could have any and all flavors of ice-cream, toppings etc….. and as much as you wanted. I NEVER eat “conventional” treats […]

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The Paleo Diet

It’s hard to admit this but I am no longer a “diehard vegan”. I’ve been gradually making my way back to animal protein. For the past 4 months I have been following the Paleo Diet again. I tried it back in 2012 for a short time but did not like it, perhaps I was not […]

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Beautiful Beets

Purple, golden, candy cane, white and pink…these are the colors of this root vegetable called Beets. I enjoy beets and try to incorporate them into our weekly regime. Sometimes I even add a small beet to my smoothie as it bumps up the nutritional value of my morning elixir. Delicious Beets are full of vitamins, […]

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Fried foods…friend or foe?

I don’t think I need to visit this topic as I believe we know that fried food is not our friend. But…it’s always good to revisit these topics from time to time to give ourselves a refresher course on the reasons we should avoid certain foods and habits. Fried foods = High risk for cancer, […]

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Turmeric…one of my favourite superfoods!

I have been consuming organic liquid turmeric daily for 20 years now. I swear that the reason I don’t have any Multiple Sclerosis related aches and pains is my daily dose of turmeric. Many of my fellow MS acquaintances, frequently reflect on their unfortunate MS related aches and pains. Why don’t I have pain? I […]

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My Guilty Pleasure….dark chocolate.

I am on the Paleo diet now to support my body and the recent stem cell treatment I had in Panama. I eat healthy, organic, unprocessed, whole fruits and vegetables, and grass-fed organic protein. I’ve been consuming organic health foods for a very long time. One treat outside of the “fruit and veggie” regime, is […]

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