AVOCADO ARAME SALAD

AVOCADO ARAME SALAD Sea vegetables are unique because of their intense mineral content.  Some say the 30% of every bite of sea vegetables is minerals.  This is because sea vegetables are bathed in seawater where over 100 minerals and trace elements can be found. Sea vegetables have 10 -20x the minerals of land plants.  They…

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Boosting the Thyroid Gland for Optimal Health

BOOSTING THE THYROID GLAND FOR OPTIMAL HEALTH You may have heard about the importance of your thyroid gland, in fact the thyroid gland controls the way you metabolize food, the way you use energy, lose and gain weight, how well or poorly you sleep, and much, much more. Today’s post will explain how to support…

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Coconut Milk Gummies

Food as Medicine: Gelatin is comprised of glycine and proline, two amino acids that are generally limited in the American diet as they are found abundant in organs, bones, and fibrous animal tissues not commonly consumed. The amino acids contribute to healthy skin with promoting collagen formation as well as promoting hair and nail strength.…

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Resolving Infertility Naturally

RESOLVING INFERTILITY NATURALLY This year alone, more than 9 million Americans will experience infertility.  Infertility is big business – it’s a 3 Billion dollar a year industry that includes synthetic hormones, harmful interventions, and often extended emotional timeframes for families. The expense and stress of infertility along with side-effects of treatments are driving health trends…

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Foods to Boost Metabolism

FOODS TO BOOST METABOLISM 1. Raspberries Raspberry Ketones are a chemical found in a variety of fruits and vegetables but is found in large amounts in red raspberries. Raspberry ketones have been shown to promote body fat loss and support lean body mass by increasing the body’s secretion of a hormone called adiponectin. Adiponectin is…

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Grapefruit, butter lettuce and avocado salad

GRAPEFRUIT, BUTTER LETTUCE AND AVOCADO SALAD FOOD AS MEDICINE: Grapefruit is rich in lycopene and ranked in the top superfood juices based on concentration of polyphenols and antioxidants including vitamin C. Citrus is a rich source of bioflavanoids which can promote detoxification and fight against cancer. The nobiletin and ascorbic acid (vitamin C) are compounds…

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FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH!

FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH! February is heart month and as heart disease rates are on the rise, we find ourselves asking what we can do. If you have been told you need to lower your cholesterol, you may want to ask more questions! Cholesterol may not be the greatest marker of true cardiovascular risk, and…

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Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits Recipe

SHRIMP AND CAULIFLOWER GRITS RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cauliflower is low in calories and carbohydrates and is incredibly nutrient dense, making it a great base for soups, purees and mashes. Cauliflower contains powerful sulfur compounds that have the ability to protect against cancer and detoxify the body, as well as significant amounts of vitamin C,…

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Migas with spinach and peppers recipe

Migas with Spinach and Peppers Recipe

MIGAS WITH SPINACH AND PEPPERS RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but unfortunately many people choose to skip this critical meal. Eating a protein-packed breakfast sets the foundation for your day, boosts your metabolism, and curbs cravings. When preparing or purchasing your breakfast, choose an option that incorporates…

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