Tag Archives | anti-inflammatory

MCT Oil

I am almost one week into my Ketogenic diet. It’s going well. It’s in the early stages so I have a long way to go but in the first 5 days, I have dropped 3 pounds. And the nice thing about it is I’ve been eating well, no deprivation, no hunger, no cravings. This is […]

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TURMERIC

I have written about this spice in the past but it is worth repeating. I consume organic turmeric everyday and have for many years. I get my turmeric in a liquid tincture but you can get it in capsules as well. I do believe it is why I have low inflammation in my joints and […]

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A Food Refresher! What not to eat…

I don’t know about you but during this “COVID-19” time I’ve kind of let my guard down a bit in the “nutrition” end of things. I’m being very careful in all of the other ways to avoid Covid but we’ve been a little free spirited with our diets. I believe this is because we are […]

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Black Licorice

Do you remember back to the days of “Twizzlers” licorice sticks? I sure do. It was a memorable sweet treat we would chew on and share with our friends. Back when I was a youngster I remember my parents bringing me a “goodie box” to camp and it usually had a package of licorice in […]

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Curcumin – Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour. It is a spice that has been used in India for hundreds of years. It contains compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds are called curcuminoids and the best of those is “curcumin”. I have posted about turmeric before but I think it is worth repeating. […]

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Tea is so good!

I’m going to start this post off by saying that I use to drink about 6 cups of green tea a day. Now I’ve fallen back into the organic coffee habit but I still try to incorporate herbal and green tea into my day somewhere…somehow. Tea…many different kinds….so good for us….so healing….so stimulating….metabolism booster…digestive aid…anti-inflammatory…the […]

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Inflammation

I’ve written about this before but it’s good to refresh our memories and our eating habits regarding inflammation….how it’s caused and why it’s not good for our health. Inflammation is a participant in every disease known to man. It’s a part of cancer, heart disease, obesity, arthritis, strokes and more. We all have some amount […]

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Black Pepper

Do you like to add a little kick to your food with black pepper? If you answered yes to this question…good news….black pepper carries many health benefits to your body. Black peppercorns are dried berries from the Piper Nigrum vine. In the Ayurvedic medicine world, black pepper, known as the “king of spices” has many […]

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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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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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