Category Archives: healthy foods

Dietary Choices and Listening to Your Body: Part A

I used to be fairly dogmatic about diet, believing there was a right way to eat. In my twenties, this right way was vegetarianism. I was an ethical vegetarian and felt sanctimonious about it. I deplored the idea of killing … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Health Benefits – Video

Cauliflower is a heart healthy vegetable. It contains high levels of folic acid and B6 that help keep homocysteine levels from rising. In the video link below learn the other benefits of this vegetable in the cruciferous family. Plus you … Continue reading

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Understanding Iron Levels

The best way to check iron levels is to check ferritin, or iron storage. If your ferritin level is, in general, between 35-100 your iron levels are healthy, and you don’t need to supplement with it. Ideally, you would choose … Continue reading

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Rooting for the Radish Family!

Meet the radish family: one of its members, the pretty, red, round root you sometimes use as food garnish at social gatherings, is probably familiar. Unfortunately, this little vegetable and its many relatives are often overlooked for taste, crunchiness, versatility, … Continue reading

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Do People Get Sick From Milk?

There is a difference between the bacteria composition of raw milk and pasteurized milk. Raw milk is full of healthy, living “good” bacteria that is so powerful it can even kill off “bad” bacteria such as e-coli. Pasteurized milk is … Continue reading

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Healthy Fats – Research Article

“A new analysis of existing research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has been hot news, as it calls into question the long-accepted link between heart disease and eating saturated fat.” from a new healthnotes NEWSWIRE research article “Healthy Fats—What Does … Continue reading

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Olives: A Nutritional Powerhouse!

Since ancient times the act of extending an olive branch has been considered a symbol of peace. For the health-minded it can also mean a symbol of good health! Olive trees which originated in the Mediterranean basin eventually spread to … Continue reading

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Zucchini – Video

Zucchini is a great food to add to your diet for bone health. And peak season is May through July. In the video link below learn details of the nutrients in zucchini that strengthen the bones and support bone metabolism. … Continue reading

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Healthy Food That Swims

Seafood is an important component of a healthful diet. Packed to the gills with nutrition, it is an excellent source of protein, vitamins, minerals, and iodine. Omega 3 fatty acid, which is present in abundance in certain types of seafood, … Continue reading

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Diet and Cholesterol – Video

Do you have high cholesterol readings? Did you know that this is probably caused by the starches, sugars, and alcohols in your diet? Imagine eating all of the eggs you want, leaving the skin on chicken, and using butter instead … Continue reading

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