Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

With the back and forth of grains, no grains, things can get a bit confusing. Many people are sensitive to grains, and should remove them from the diet. But, does that mean that everyone should stay away from grains? Personally, I do avoid grains, because of a food sensitivity. I did an elimination diet about…Read more »

30 Days of Intermittent Fasting: The Why’s and How’s

A great look at intermittent fasting! Awesome article Katie! 👍 Holistically Katie disclaimer: I am not qualified to give medical advice, and this information is not meant to cure or treat any disease/health condition. Whenever you start a new dieting plan, it is important to notify your physician or healthcare practitioner! I have decided to…Read more »

How to eat…Eggplants – dozens of recipes & ideas to tempt your tastebuds!

UPDATE: July 13, 2018 – 7:55 p.m. – I made lasagna with my eggplant last night. I really enjoyed it. My family isn’t a fan of eggplant, but actually ate the lasagna. So, I give it a thumbs up. Here’s part of my dinner tonight! Eggplant fries with homemade Tzatziki sauce that went with the burgers we…Read more »

Healthy Food Tips: Brain Boosting Superfood Smoothie!

We all want to boost our brain power.  With Alzheimers Disease as the 6th leading cause of death in the USA, you’re never too young or old to get that brain working at peak efficiency.. (1) You can give your brain a boost and some added nutrients with this tasty and healthy smoothie! Source: https://www.healthline.com/health/leading-causes-of-death#8

Healthy Food Tips: 3 Cancer Fighting Foods to Eat Daily!

Cancer is so prevalent in our society. Did you know that you have a 38.4% chance of developing cancer at some point in your life? (1) WOW! That’s pretty high! Eating a healthy, whole food diet can help keep it at bay. Here are 3 regular foods, with impressive cancer fighting properties, you should be…Read more »

Healthy Food Tips: Acid Reflux Tips and Recipes

Approximately 20% of the population has GERD (GastroEsophageal Reflux Disease) otherwise known as acid reflux. (1) Millions of Americans are on PPI’s (protein pump inhibitors.) This drug stops the body from producing stomach acid. It’s actually a misconception that GERD is caused by too much acid. It’s actually caused by a weak Lower Esophageal Sphincter…Read more »

How to eat healthy – Food Additives: Anti-Foaming Agents (Aka…silly putty?)

Yes, you read that right, silly putty.   I used to love to play with silly putty as a kid. Those of you from my generation (I grew up in the 70’s and 80’s) will remember buying and playing with silly putty. One of my favorite things to do? Press some silly putty on against newspaper…Read more »