GLUTATHIONE: THE ANTIOXIDANT AND IMMUNE SUPER NUTRIENT

GLUTATHIONE: THE ANTIOXIDANT AND IMMUNE SUPER NUTRIENT  This super nutrient is made naturally in the liver but many Americans are deficient in it. This antioxidant is added to prevent toxic overload of cancer treatment and to aid in treatment of AIDS. Many diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, and symptoms such as fatigue and brain fog,…

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CURRIED PUMPKIN SOUP

CURRIED PUMPKIN SOUP PUMPKIN IS A SUPER FOOD! Just 1 cup of cooked pumpkin offers 200% your daily needed vitamin A in the form that best protects your vision. The soluble fiber and zinc in pumpkin play a role for blood sugar and insulin regulation while the phytosterols in the seeds aid in lowering your…

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SAVORY SWEET ROASTED PEPITAS

SAVORY SWEET ROASTED PEPITAS This snack is a great blend of salty, crunchy, savory, and sweet! Pumpkin seeds or pepitas are rich in zinc which boosts immune system response and B-vitamins which aid in stress resilience, energy, and metabolism. Pepitas are a great blend of fat, protein, and fiber that can be consumed on their…

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OH NO GMO! THE THREAT TO THE INTEGRITY OF OUR FOOD!

OH NO GMO! THE THREAT TO THE INTEGRITY OF OUR FOOD! This blog entry comes from my notes of my segment today on Fox 26 on Why you should want GMOs Labeled and Why we should avoid them in our diet! In our country we are overfed yet malnourished. We are consuming excessive empty calories…

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COWBOY CAVIAR: HEART HEALTH SUPERBOWL RECIPE

COWBOY CAVIAR: HEART HEALTH SUPERBOWL RECIPE Beans beans….the magical fruit! Research supports that just 2/3 cup of beans a day can lower cholesterol levels by 18% in 8 weeks, that lowers your risk for heart disease by 36%!!! This is more substantial than a statin drug! Did you know that statin drugs (Crestor, Lipitor, Simvastatin,…

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CARIBBEAN QUINOA STIR FRY

CARIBBEAN QUINOA STIR FRY INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups chicken bone broth 1 tbsp butter ½ tsp Turmeric 1 Garlic Clove ½ cup chopped red Onion 1 cup chopped Red Bell peppers ½ cup Raisins 1 Orange -juice & zest 2 tbsp Raw Honey 1 bunch Swiss chard 1 tbsp Cilantro 1 tsp Salt…

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WARMING PEARS POACHED IN COCONUT MILK

WARMING PEARS POACHED IN COCONUT MILK This makes a great pre-bed snack! The pears are loaded with soluble fiber to hold over your appetite and the warming spices aid in lowering blood sugar levels, while the MCT fat in the coconut oil and coconut milk will tonify your adrenal glands aiding in sleep and stress…

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FOOD-AS-MEDICINE: ZUCCHINI!

FOOD-AS-MEDICINE: ZUCCHINI! This long sweet summer squash varietal is a cousin to cucumbers and melons in the Cucurbitaceae family. While each variety may have a distinct shape, color (both yellow and green), size and flavor, all varieties share some common characteristics. Regardless of variety, all parts of summer squash are edible, including the flesh, seeds…

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DYSBIOSIS AND PROBIOTICS

DYSBIOSIS AND PROBIOTICS  The word probiotic, meaning “for life,” is a live microbial organism that is beneficial to health, having direct and indirect effects on the physiology of the body. In 1994, the World Health Organization claimed probiotics to be “the next-most important immune defense system when commonly prescribed antibiotics are rendered useless by antibiotic…

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