“Z” is for ZZZZZZZZZ

You also probably have your favorite foods you think will help you have a good night sleep. Do you have a reason for them or are they just something that has worked for you? There is probably a valid reason they work. . . . → Read More: “Z” is for ZZZZZZZZZ

Enhance Your Coffee

My friend David started to do something strange to his coffee. He loads it up with a bunch of grass-fed butter and coconut oil, almond oil, and maybe some cinnamon and cayenne pepper, then blends it up until it’s all incorporated. He said it was amazing. I like my coffee strong and black. I feel . . . → Read More: Enhance Your Coffee

The Importance of Probiotics

Supermarkets have been flooded with new products that claim to increase your probiotic population. Yogurts and pills filled with bifidus acidophilus and lactobacillus. How did we survive without these products. It turns out that we in general didn’t have to worry – our habits made it easy to keep a healthy bacteria population and . . . → Read More: The Importance of Probiotics

“W”hey

Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet, eating of curds and whey. . . . → Read More: “W”hey

“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

Sensa: Sprinkle and lose weight, Really?

Have you seen the commercial for Sensa?  People dancing around holding ice cream and fries and sprinkling the magic weight loss cure on their food. Wow, I thought to myself, is this all it takes?  Sprinkle the magic crystals on food and calories, additives, preservatives and fat don’t count any more?  These questions begged for . . . → Read More: Sensa: Sprinkle and lose weight, Really?

Recommended Movie: The Perfect Human Diet

The Paleolithic Diet intrigues me. It all makes sense that we should eat what we have evolved to eat. So, when I watched The Perfect Human Diet, there was probably a bit of choir preaching going on. This film explains the reasons and benefits of the Paleolithic Diet and the consequences of the current human . . . → Read More: Recommended Movie: The Perfect Human Diet

Hemp Protein Vs. Whey Protein Powder

No, I am not a body builder. At one time we were on a diet that had the dieter drink 2 whey protein shakes and one meal, the first two weeks of the diet. I was on a web site that was having a sale on hemp protein and I realized that I wanted to try it. . . . → Read More: Hemp Protein Vs. Whey Protein Powder

“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 …..

“J”icama

It is a leafy bean-like plant with tubers. The tubers are edible, the remainder of the plant: leaves, beans and stems are not, they are highly poisonous and used sometimes to be a pesticide. Therefore, only eat the tubers. The root (tuber) looks like a beige, over sized turnip, yellow and papery. The inside is white with a crisp texture that resembles a raw potato or pear. However, the flavor is like an apple, sweet and starchy. I . . . → Read More: “J”icama