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”
Cassava flour is made from the yuca root. Unlike tapioca starch which is starch taken from the root, cassava is the whole root.
The yuca roots are peeled, dried and ground into flour. Continue reading “Product Review: Otto’s Naturals Cassava Flour”
Complete by Juice Plus+ is a protein shake mix that comes in vanilla and chocolate. It boasts Continue reading “Product Review: Complete by Juice Plus+”
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”
This is a continuation of the series on osteoporosis. So far we have covered Continue reading “Part 3: Osteoporosis Medications”
Last time, we discussed the risk factors for low bone mineral density leading to osteoporosis. Click here-Low Bone Density Risk Factors If you have many of these risk factors you may want to talk to your doctor about getting tested before the standard screening age. How do they determine what’s going on with your bones?
While there may be some outward signs that your bone may be thinning such as Continue reading “Bone Density Pt 2: Testing and Diagnosis”
Some of you were curious about osteoporosis and how to help yourself. After all, low bone mineral density leading to bone fractures can be not only debilitating, but deadly.
While it is most common in women, men and children can also have low bone density. Continue reading “Low Bone Density: Who’s at Risk?”
Amrita foods has had energy bars on the market for a few years now. Recent additions to their line of energy bars are protein bars and mini bars. This review covers the protein bars and mini bars.
It’s that time of year again, to make the pilgrimage to the land of all things gluten free.
I had the opportunity to be an official blogger at the 2018 Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo again. Was it worth going? Continue reading “What you missed at the 2018 Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo”
Like a Nestle Crunch bar, except not. Continue reading “Product Review: Undercover Quinoa”
So, you’re resistant to making healthy changes because you feel like it’s going to be depressing. It might be. Continue reading “Feel Like Getting Healthy Will Be A Drag? Make It Fun Instead.”
With growing concerns about the ingredients in antiperspirants and deodorants causing breast cancer or Alzheimer’s, more people are turning to natural brands. I’m not here to debate whether or not these concerns are valid, but to check out alternative deodorant brands. Do these work? If so, how well? Continue reading “Product Review: Native Deodorant”