Monthly Archives: November 2010

Balance Your Blood Sugar and Get Energy!

Smart Carbs  – Carbs may be the enemy of fad diets, but they’re very important for boosting energy and mood as well as stabilizing blood sugar levels.  They are also the body’s preferred source of fuel and also raise serotonin … Continue reading

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Happy Hour Wine and Cheese..Please!

A good way to spend your bar time Happy Hour healthfully is with a glass of red wine and some cheese!  The health benefits of red wine are plenty: red wine has powerful antioxidant properties that come from the red … Continue reading

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Just a Little Note About Gratefulness on Thanksgiving!

By maintaining an attitude of gratitude with each new day, you develop the habit of appreciating what you have instead of dwelling on what you don’t have.   Even the smallest of things, like having clean, running water, food in your … Continue reading

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Ashwagandha to Alleve Stress and Anxiety

Ashwagandha contains many useful medicinal chemicals, including steroidal lactones, alkaloids, choline, fatty acids, amino acids, and a variety of sugars.  While the leaves and fruit have valuable therapeutic properties, the root of the ashwagandha plant is the part most commonly … Continue reading

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Can Dental X-Rays Actually Be Dangerous?

Dentists will tell you that x-rays are necessary for diagnosing cavities at an early stage, before a tooth is decayed, but all x-rays have risk; they damage our genetic material, the DNA. Do dental X-rays cause thyroid problems? A recent … Continue reading

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An Important Study on the Reduction of Alzheimer’s Disease Using B-Vitamins

A special combination of Folic Acid and Vitamins B-6 and B-12, appears to slow brain atrophy in elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a factor that could play a role in helping stop the development of Alzheimer’s disease.  That … Continue reading

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GINGER – for your stomach, PMS, muscles and skin!

As a natural supplement, ginger is best known for its stomach-soothing qualities.  It’s a great natural solution for motion sickness, nausea and indigestion, but did you know its also great for the muscles and skin? Do your muscles ache?  Try … Continue reading

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3 Foods that help balance blood sugar…Surprise!

Did you know that whole grain pasta helps metabolize sugars in your body differently than regular white pasta?  Whole wheat or grain pasta raises your blood sugar more slowly and is a better source of magnesium too.   Creamy Peanut … Continue reading

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