Confession of a Coconut Hater

My dear wife, who loves coconut, found a grade and source of coconut that contains the health benefits without the taste or smell that I do not like. I now use a teaspoon of this oil in my first cup of coffee. . . . → Read More: Confession of a Coconut Hater

Allergy? Hay Fever?

It seems the FDA and some physicians could care less if this happens, as the FDA has been notified that this is a horrible side effect, but they as usual do not care and have not pushed to have a warning put on these OTC medicines that contain cetirizine. . . . → Read More: Allergy? Hay Fever?

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

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?

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?

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

“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

“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

“V”inegar

The next time you’re not feeling well, consider taking a break from expensive over-the-counter products and try a home remedy that is made with vinegar. . . . → Read More: “V”inegar

“R”hubarb

Our loves pies and cakes and other desserts made with rhubarb, but what are the health benefits to eating rhubarb? . . . → Read More: “R”hubarb