Monthly Archives for June 2014

“I want ice cream…”

While you are in the process of reducing white refined sugar, here is a non-dairy option made from full fat coconut milk, naturally sweetened with honey. As an occasional summer time treat, it’s a creamy alternative to the formaldehyde laced, chemically laden ice creams at the supermarket.

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Summer is the Time to Improve Focus

There are a whole host of nutrient deficiencies that cause ADHD like symptoms. Some of the most common deficiencies are minerals, vitamin D, B vitamins, and essentially fatty acids.

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3 Tips for Healthy Summer Snacking

Do you want the key to improving your health? Here it is. Planning. Yes, that’s it! You must become an active planner in your food choices and availability. As summer brings a lot of socialization…

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When Self Attacks Self

Autoimmunity is easy to understand.

When your immune system attacks your own tissues, that is called autoimmunity or an autoimmune condition. It could be that just one type of tissue is attacked. For example, when the immune system attacks skin, you get a rash. When it attacks joints, you get arthritis. When it attacks the brain, you get Alzheimer’s. Etc.

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Natural Sugar vs. Processed Sugar

Recently I’ve received a lot of questions about sugars and which ones are “good.” After much deliberation on this subject, I’ve come to an easy rule of thumb. Here goes:  “If you have to add sugar to your meal, it’s not a good sugar.”  Now this is much easier said than done, right?  Imagine this, would you make a steak and add protein powder to it? Or create a beautiful fresh salad, and then sprinkle it with dehydrated vegetables and top that with protein powder instead of a piece of fresh fish or meat on top? You answered never, right?  …

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