Nightshades, are they good for you or harmful for your body?

Many of my favorite veggies are in the nightshade group. I never met a home grown or farmed organic tomato that I didn't love. In fact, I will pay considerably more for a farm grown organic tomato just because they are so delicious, and if they are conventionally grown, sometimes they are like tasteless hockey … Continue reading Nightshades, are they good for you or harmful for your body?

Did You Know? Don’t throw Away Those Carrot Tops

Studies have shown that the active ingredients in carrot greens are able to quickly eliminate toxins in the body and optimize kidney health. Usually every part of a vegetable holds some amazing nutrients. This is what carrot tops provide saponins; choline; antioxidants; chlorophyll; dietary  fiber; coumarins; caffeine; ascorbic acid; lysine; fiber ; beta carotene; pantothenic … Continue reading Did You Know? Don’t throw Away Those Carrot Tops

Change your lifestyle, change your life, adopt healthier habits one habit at a time

Ten years ago, I was the little old lady from Pasadena. (Close, I lived next door). I was 65 pounds heavier, and everything in my body hurt. I was eating on the run, and eating fast and processed food. It was difficult for me to move. I woke up one morning in extreme pain. I … Continue reading Change your lifestyle, change your life, adopt healthier habits one habit at a time

Big Food has been lying to you. Processed and fast food isn’t actually food but has become food like substances.

Processed foods are formulated to be irresistible. They’re meant to have you continue eating even when you are full.  Key ingredients are formulated to make you addicted. Big Food manufacturers guard their recipes as trade secrets, so academic scientists can’t study them. In other words you don't know what you are ingesting. This alone is … Continue reading Big Food has been lying to you. Processed and fast food isn’t actually food but has become food like substances.

How to finally win with food and take back your Food Freedom Part 2 of how Big Food Hooked you on Chemicals

In this video, I talk about our hunger hormones, Leptin, Gherlin and Lac-Phen. They are being studied by scientists, not to get us to eat the rainbow and to Stop Eating the SAD, but they want to harness them to make a Pharmaceutical. You don't need the pill (And they haven't made it yet anyway, … Continue reading How to finally win with food and take back your Food Freedom Part 2 of how Big Food Hooked you on Chemicals

How Big Food Hijacked our Food and our Health

    To understand the importance of my two courses, you first need to understand some hard truths about what Big Food, Big Ag, and Big Pharma are doing to our health. Processed food and fast foods are brought to us by the same folks as those that brought us and hooked us on cigerettes.  … Continue reading How Big Food Hijacked our Food and our Health

TO EAT BEEF OR CHICKEN? WHAT ARE THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES?

Today I want to talk about what it means when we say we are what we eat, and we also are what our animal eats. I was recently asked whether it is better to eat beef or chicken. Its not an easy answer. The answer is far more complicated than you might believe. TO EAT … Continue reading TO EAT BEEF OR CHICKEN? WHAT ARE THE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES?

Update on Depression, new confirming information from the Institute of Functional Medicine

    DEPRESSION The emerging field of nutritional psychiatry suggests a relationship       between diet quality and mental health and considers the use of dietary and nutraceutical interventions to address mental disorders and to        potentially improve patient outcomes. For example, conclusions based largely on cross-sectional and longitudinal studies suggest that routine consumption of a Western-type highly       … Continue reading Update on Depression, new confirming information from the Institute of Functional Medicine

Your choice health or disease You control more than you realize

One way or another, your health is going to pay for what you eat and put into your body. You have a choice. One way or another. You can choose the SAD (Standard American Diet) and CRAP (Carbonated, refined, artificial, processed) food, then you are feeding your body chemicals and not nutrition. Your body does … Continue reading Your choice health or disease You control more than you realize