My goal isn't to advocate for a vegan diet, or for eating meat, just to raise a few interesting points and clarify a few common misconceptions, based on my own observations. About 2 years ago I became a vegetarian, then a year later went vegan. The main reason for the decision was simply health and … Continue reading Vegan Myths and Misconceptions
The many toxins and chemicals added to food today is an assault on our health, but luckily there is also a great variety of affordable and amazing foods available to us. Garlic is a Superfood with many healing benefits, best known for protecting against vampires. Garlic contains more than 400 chemical compounds, among those the … Continue reading Healing Foods: Garlic
Minimizing refined sugar intake is an essential part of the journey on the road to health. In this post, I share how I have done it. I am calling it a "curse" for two reasons. One, sugar is very addictive, more so than nicotine and cocaine. And two, because in the United States, sugar is in nearly … Continue reading The Sugar Curse
Inflammation is a defense mechanism of the body. The immune system recognizes pathogens, irritants, foreign substances and damaged cells. It releases white blood cells, increases circulation and heat, creating an environment, in which the healing process can take place. There are two types of inflammation, acute and chronic. Acute inflammation starts rapidly and usually last a … Continue reading Inflammation: The Silent Killer.
Ginger is a Superfood with so many healing benefits, that in Ayurvedic Medicine it is called a “medicine cabinet” in itself. It is part of the plant family that includes other powerful herbs, like turmeric and cardamom. Ginger is a flowering plant, that is native to the tropical rainforests of India and Southeast Asia and … Continue reading Healing Foods: Ginger
Magnesium is the "master mineral" that is involved with 300 different metabolic process in the body. Magnesium is necessary for the proper transportation of calcium across cell membranes. Magnesium deficiency is the leading nutrient deficiency, affecting an estimated 80% of the population. Causes of Mg deficiency: top soils that are depleted of minerals due to … Continue reading Magnesium the Master Mineral