Recipes from Wellness Mama

I have had a slight cold with a cough that just comes when it wants.  I have not been able to kick it as fast as I have in the past, but I have made it better by using the recipes from Wellness Mama.  I have used these all winter and will not go to . . . → Read More: Recipes from Wellness Mama

Dandelion Root, Leaves and Flower, all good for our bodies

In researching herbs that can increase energy, I was surprised to see dandelion on the list.  As I did further research, I was also surprised that this “weed” was beneficial from the root to the flower.

The root and leaves are full of essential vitamins like A, C, D and B complex as well as . . . → Read More: Dandelion Root, Leaves and Flower, all good for our bodies

NuVal® Scores – Believable?

You make the choice. I did. I went with the simple truth product. I really feel this NuVal System is a crock. I am a believer in using and needing saturated fats, not using a lot of sugar, tying to limit my carbs, eating meat, so I already know I will not agree with this system. It is supposedly not driven by any influence by food manufacturers, but when you look at scores of comparable products, there are differences in the nutritional scores for the same ingredients. (Some exceptions) Or coconut – husked which is a wonder food despite the evil reputation given it by the low fat crowd is given a score of 24 while iceberg lettuce gets 94!! . . . → Read More: NuVal® Scores – Believable?

Walnut Oil

Continuing my research into alternative oils, Walnut oil may be the best of the best.  Walnuts, as outlined by Gary at www.healthnowwealthforever.com, are the nut with the highest nutritional value.  Their oil is also the highest in nutritional value, of all the nut oils.

Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B-1, B-2, and B-3, Vitamin-E . . . → Read More: Walnut Oil

Over the Counter – Side Effects???

As we know, the drug companies are not about fixing the problem, but getting one dependent on their drugs and with it being OTC there is no doctor saying no. . . . → Read More: Over the Counter – Side Effects???

Brazil Nut Oil: Good for you inside and out

The benefits of Brazil Nut oil are amazing.  Like other nut oils, the oil doesn’t need to be processed, it is wonderful for you inside and out in its pure form.

Brazil nuts are packed full of nutrients. Packed full of vitamin E, selenium, mono-unsaturated fat and manganese.  They have a high caloric count but . . . → Read More: Brazil Nut Oil: Good for you inside and out

Macadamia Nut Oil

I have a new super food for you! Macadamia Nut Oil is fast becoming the new olive oil. Obviously, derived from the macadamia nut, this oil has benefits that compare and surpass the olive oil.

Macadamia Nut Oil is higher in monounsaturated fats than olive oil, 11 grams per tablespoon compared to the 9.8 grams . . . → Read More: Macadamia Nut Oil

Chocolate better for your teeth than fluoride?

Past research has also shown that the chocolate ingredient theobromine works better than fluoride. When lesions in artificial enamel were treated with theobromine, remineralization occurred at a greater rate than when they were treated with fluoride. . . . → Read More: Chocolate better for your teeth than fluoride?

Clean 15: Non-Organic Fruits and Veggies that are Safe to Eat

If you are wanting to eat better and would like to buy organic vegetables and fruit, but feel you can not afford them,  the Environmental Working Group has tested these to find the levels of pesticides.  They have found 15 fruits and vegetables that do not have high levels of pesticides yet are not labelled . . . → Read More: Clean 15: Non-Organic Fruits and Veggies that are Safe to Eat

Forget the Bologna, Eat More Plants!

Bologna, like most processed foods, tends to do more harm than good. . . . → Read More: Forget the Bologna, Eat More Plants!