Carrot Juice (from raw, organic, non-GMO carrots)

Lately, I have heard that there are many, many health benefits to eating raw vegetables and fruits. This post will deal with the health benefits of eating carrots. Well, not raw carrots – unless you need the additional fiber or you jaws and teeth need strengthening exercises. I will be writing about carrot juice and . . . → Read More: Carrot Juice (from raw, organic, non-GMO carrots)

Everyone is Seeing the Light: Coconut Oil is Good for You

Here I go again.  Coconut oil and everything else coconut—is now being seen as good!  When I first wrote about coconut back in 2010, I could hardly find it, even in health food stores—and even if I could it was still in the “bad” fats list of many. (Such as Sunflowers’* newsletter.)  I had to . . . → Read More: Everyone is Seeing the Light: Coconut Oil is Good for You

Cancer and Our Perceptions

There are many people who have been cured of cancer by alternative medicine and healthy eating. There are cures that do not cost thousands and thousands of dollars. My perceptions and thoughts have changed about doctors and conventional medicine. . . . → Read More: Cancer and Our Perceptions

“Y” is for Yellow Vegetables and Fruits

… if you drink an excessive amount of carrot juice, your skin may develop an orange color. . . . → Read More: “Y” is for Yellow Vegetables and Fruits

“S”trawberries

One cup of strawberries contains over 13% of the RDA of dietary fiber, yet only 43 calories. The dietary fiber in strawberries helps to keep digestion regular, as well as lowers blood pressure and curbs overeating. . . . → Read More: “S”trawberries

“Q”uercetin

Quercetin is very necessary to have in our bodies. . . . → Read More: “Q”uercetin

“O”nion

“Chop up a raw onion and cover it with honey (manuka honey is even better) and let it stand for four or five hours. It makes an excellent cough syrup and is wonderfully soothing for an inflamed throat.” Lynley Kempthorne: . . . → Read More: “O”nion

“K” is for …..

If “I” is for Iodine and “J” is for Jicama then

 “K” is for Kohlrabi and even more …

 

Health benefits of Kohlrabi (Knol-khol)

Mildly sweet, succulent kohlrabi is notably rich in vitamins and dietary fiber; however, it has only 27 calories per 100 g, a negligible amount of fat, . . . → Read More: “K” is for …..

“G”inger

… we can definitely say that ginger is a very unusual, distinctive looking root that carries in its weird shape some of the most powerful health benefits we can find. . . . → Read More: “G”inger

“D” is for Dill

Dill can be consumed in water or the seeds can be chewed for their calming effect. Some cultures place dill leaves over the eyes to aid sleep. . . . → Read More: “D” is for Dill