Category Archives: Food and Nutrition Health

Foods to Nourish and Cleanse the Liver

Wondering what foods can aid your liver in cleansing on a daily basis? Here  they are and they are so versatile that you can eat some every day!! Try them in juices, smoothies, soups with a kombu or wakame base , and salads.  They will aid in alkalizing the intestines, nourishing the body, and supply plenty of…

Toxins Found In Food and the Diseases They Create by Halina Vlassara

Researchers at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine report that food preparation may be just as important to overall health as the food itself.  In a study published in the Journal of Gerontology:  Medical Sciences, Helen Vlassara and her colleagues discuss a class of toxins called advanced glycation end (AGE) products, which are produced by heating…

Why We Should All Eat More Organic Food

Organic Food is More Nutritious Organic foods, especially raw or non-processed, contain higher levels of beta carotene, vitamins C, D and E, health promoting polyphenols, cancer fighting antioxidants, flavenoids that help ward off heart disease, essential fatty acids and essential minerals. On the average, organic food is 25% more nutritious in terms of vitamins and…

Natural vs. Synthetic

It could be argued that never in history has so much money been spent on the advertising and purchasing of any merchandise, with so little knowledge of the product itself, on the part of either the seller or the buyer, as has been spent on vitamin and mineral supplements. Billions are being spent annually, and…

The Secret of Easily Preventing Diverticulitis & Achieving Colon Health

Diverticulitis seems to be the new “Disease of the Year”, in the media. Everywhere you turn you’re hearing more doctors and medical studies say “More people in the world have either diverticulitis or diverticulosis than ever before!” But how many of them are telling you effective and easy ways to stop it? Certainly not many….

Liver/Gall Bladder Cleansing Soup

USE ALL ORGANIC, FRESH INGREDIENTS OR DO NOT PUT IT IN THE POT! 1 Cup Chopped Beets 2 Cup Chopped Carrots 1 Cup Chopped Daikon Radish 1 Cup Chopped Asparagus (Optional) 10 Garlic Cloves Minced 1/2 Cup Chopped Onion/ Leeks 1 tsp. Pink Salt (Premier Research Labs) or good quality sea salt 1/2 tsp Turmeric…

Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is a complete super food.  It contains proteins, complex carbohydrates and a broad spectrum of vitamins, minerals and more than 80 enzymes. The discovery of its benefits to humans is attributed to Dr. Charles Schnabel, a Kansas City scientist, who fed his own family and neighbors with wheatgrass every time they fell ill.  Their…

What Form is Your Vitamin C?

Which form is your vitamin C? Synthetic: Synthetic vitamin C made from commercial (possible GMO) corn or refined sugar: listed as “ascorbic acid” or “vitamin C” on the label. Natural: Naturally occurring from of vitamin C with all its synergists and co-factors intact, such as the ayurvedic herb, Amla, the highest known source of natural…

The Story of Austria’s Special Pumpkin

Austria’s Finest Pumpkin Seed Oil Throughout Austria pumpkins grow in many varieties for many uses.  Only the Gleisdorfer Oil Pumpkin from the Steiermark produces the valued Pumpkin Seeds and Pumpkin Seed Oil. The history of the Styrian Oil Pumpkin is fascinating.  It was in 1492 Christopher Columbus saw the first pumpkins in the Caribbean while…

Supplements – Synthetic Vs. Natural

It could be argued that never in history has so much money been spent on the advertising and purchasing of any merchandise, with so little knowledge of the product itself, on the part of either the seller or the buyer, as has been spent on vitamin and mineral supplements. Billions are being spent annually, and…