UTIs. These infections are responsible for roughly 8 million doctor visits each year and are the second most common type of infection to occur in the human body. Continue reading “D- Mannose”
Category: Healthy Choices
Benefits of Garlic
Garlic is a bulb that is easy to grow. It is a popular cooking ingredient because of its delicious taste and smell.
It is in the allium family along with onions, scallions and leeks. Each section of a garlic bulb is called a clove.
History of Garlic
Before this spice was used to flavor your favorite dishes, it was used for health and medicine in ancient cultures. Continue reading “Benefits of Garlic”
In 5 years…
How would you like to see your health in 5 years? 10 years? Continue reading “In 5 years…”
Growing Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti squash is a yellow oblong winter squash that is quite easy to grow. When tender, the flesh comes apart into strands which give it the spaghetti name. Continue reading “Growing Spaghetti Squash”
Is Collagen Powder Useful?
There are many supplements out there promoting the use of collagen, either with bone broth or collagen powder. I’ve been asked by several people to explain what collagen is exactly. Should they take it? Is it a waste of money? Why should they take it? Well I wasn’t totally sure Continue reading “Is Collagen Powder Useful?”
Product Review: Tiger Nuts Flour and Snacks From Tiger Nuts
I received a sample of both Tiger Nuts Snacks and Tiger Nuts Flour. Tiger nuts are not nuts at all. Rather, they are tubers, more of a root vegetable. Continue reading “Product Review: Tiger Nuts Flour and Snacks From Tiger Nuts”
Spotlight on Shiitake Mushrooms
Shiitake Mushrooms (lentinula edodes) are the second most cultivated mushrooms, the button mushroom being the first. Are there any benefits to eating mushrooms or should the fungus be left where it grows? Continue reading “Spotlight on Shiitake Mushrooms”
Eating to Build Bones. The Good and Bad.
Looking for the perfect food plan to build bone density? Well, it doesn’t exist. I know that’s not what you wanted to hear, but all is not lost. So let’s see how we’ll muddle through this. Continue reading “Eating to Build Bones. The Good and Bad.”
Product Review: Extra White Gold Brownie Mix
Who doesn’t love a good brownie? No one I know.
I was blessed with a package of Extra White Gold Brownie Mix at the Nourished Festival. I promptly made it and here’s how it stacked up. Continue reading “Product Review: Extra White Gold Brownie Mix”
Product Review: The Gluten and Grain Free Gourmet Cookies
Gluten and Grain Free Gourmet out of Ohio, is a Paleo bakery and food company. I met Jen at the Nourish Festival this year. She specializes in food products that fit the following dietary lifestyles Continue reading “Product Review: The Gluten and Grain Free Gourmet Cookies”
Part 5: Exercise to Build Bone Density
Moving right along in our osteoporosis series, we’ve begun discussing lifestyle changes to reduce our risk of low bone density and fractures.
Today let’s discuss exercise. Continue reading “Part 5: Exercise to Build Bone Density”
Part 4: How Not to Break Your Bones.
Our series on osteoporosis/low bone density continues…
We will begin to look at lifestyles changes we can make to reduce our risk of osteoporosis and prevent fractures, which is Continue reading “Part 4: How Not to Break Your Bones.”