Hypertension aka High Blood Pressure (HBP) puts strain on the heart – think of it as “hyper = excessive” “tension = Stretch/strain”. When there is excessive strain on the arteries and the heart it can lead to stroke, aneurysm, peripheral artery disease and is a cause of kidney disease. Some signs and symptoms of hypertension… Continue reading Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
Here are some simple and basic guidelines for healthy eating, weight loss or control and for just getting back to basics!
There’s a large list of foods that clean out your system, from your internal organs to your cells and digestive track to your skin and they can even clear your head leaving you feeling renewed and thinking clearer. Eating whole, natural foods, specifically fruit, vegetables and whole grains such as quinoa, brown rice, millet, barley,… Continue reading Cleansing Foods: Eat More of Them
My most common sayings when it comes to food and one’s diet is “feed your cells and fuel your body”. Have you ever thought that when you eat you’re not only feeding your belly, you’re fueling your body and feeding every cell that works continuously to make you healthy? What you feed your cells affects your body’s… Continue reading Feed Your Cells
Some documented effects that today’s wheat has had on humans include increased appetite, massive blood sugar surges that..
Nearly every one of us has the desire for good health, more energy, physical attractiveness and fulfilled happiness. With the level of stress that current times bring and the ability to find food around every corner, the bakeries and frozen meals in the grocery store, it’s easy to fall into the convenience of… Continue reading Stave off Your Cravings
Diabetes is the body’s inability to regulate the amount of sugar in the blood. There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes means the pancreas doesn’t make any or enough insulin, a hormone produced to metabolize fat and carbohydrates in the body. Type 2 means that the pancreas doesn’t… Continue reading Diabetes-What you eat matters!
Healthy Lung Foods Winter unfortunately ushers in colds, flu, bronchitis and pnuemonia. A few things that you can do to help boost your lung function is of course drink plenty of water; many of us decrease water consumption when the weather isn’t hot, however, it’s important to drink plenty every day of the year. Increasing… Continue reading Healthy Lungs & Foods that Help
If you’re lucky enough to have a neighbor/farm that grows an abundance of garlic to sell/share as I am, you know how truly lucky you are. Garlic from a store is just fine if there is not a farm nearby. Garlic is one of those super foods we just shouldn’t live without. It is versatile,… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Soup
Sometimes we need to get things done as easily and quickly as possible due to time constraints, physical health/ability and a number of other stumbling blocks. If you too are looking for easier meal prep, read on…