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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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Medicinal Mushrooms

Who doesn’t like mushrooms? They are so tasty and can be prepared in so many ways and added to so many recipes…from soups, stews, salads, pizza, burger toppings, side dishes etc. There are so many good edible mushrooms to choose from…button, oyster, portobello, shiitake, cremini, king, enoki, etc. For the purpose of this post 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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Vitamin D Deficiency

We are just coming out of our beautiful summer months full of sunshine.  Fall is underway and winter is not too far off. The sunlight vitamin, D, is so important to our health.  This is the “pro-hormone” that is produced in our bodies when we are outside in the sunshine.  Our bodies do not produce […]

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Turmeric – An anti-inflammatory herb!

I have posted about turmeric before but I think it deserves a second look. I take turmeric every day both in capsule form and in liquid tincture form.  A day without my turmeric is like a day without sunshine….so to speak.  I am not a “pharma” fan.  If I can gain health benefits from the […]

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Cucumbers

I love cucumbers…and rightfully so.  They are so nutritious. I was raised on cucumber sandwiches.  As a child/teenager growing up I preferred a cucumber and vinegar sandwich over peanut butter and jam any day.  My Mom would soak cucumber slices in vinegar for about 30 minutes and then place them between two slices of bread with salt […]

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Flax Seed and Flax Oil

Many consider flax seed and flax oil one of the most powerful plant foods on earth.   Studies show that this wonder food helps the body deflect risk of heart disease, strokes, diabetes and even cancer.  Wow….. As one with Multiple Sclerosis, it is highly recommended for me to get lots of Omega Fatty Acids.  Flaxseed and […]

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