New Blood Pressure Recommendation

November 4, 2015 Amandalee 0

There are now recommendations based on the Sprint study that seek to push blood pressure down to 120-80. That is a huge drop from the current 140-90 for people under 60 years of age. What is behind this new level? Apparently keeping blood pressure naturally low protects from heart disease. […]

80% of Parents Seeking Alternative Treatments

November 4, 2015 Amandalee 0

There is a new awakening happening. Parents and individuals are realizing that they alone are responsible for their health and their children’s health. The doctor is no longer seen as God. People are educating themselves and learning that self care is the new health care. The pharmaceutical industry has lost […]

Protect Your Brain

November 3, 2015 Amandalee 1

Alzheimer’s disease and stroke are two of the most feared diseases of old age. There are many things you can do to protect your brain and prevent both of these from becoming a problem. There are 3 B vitamins that will keep your brain healthy and even slow down the […]

Food Waste Rises With The Holidays

November 3, 2015 Amandalee 0

Nearly 1/3 of all the turkey used at Thanksgiving ends up in the garbage!  How can such an event of gratefulness end up with so much waste?  It’s time to bring back the tradition of Turkey Soup. Boil all those bones and carving bits. Let it cool, then remove the […]

Emotional Intelligence Beats IQ

November 3, 2015 Amandalee 0

For years we have been told the IQ was the holy grail for success. And it may be if you are pursuing advanced mathematics or physics. But even then emotional IQ is what keeps you working with your funders and lab students. The nasty but brilliant scientist isn’t going to […]

Diabetes: Beat It By Eating

November 3, 2015 Amandalee 0

I have been very frustrated to hear people say that you can just eat whatever you want and adjust by injecting insulin. How is that even remotely logical? Wouldn’t it make sense to adjust your diet so you don’t need to take insulin or the Metforman or whatever drug of […]

How Does Digestion Work?

October 31, 2015 Amandalee 0

So often we gulp our food down and hope our system will handle it. But getting the nutrition out of our food is a little more complicated than that.  Absorbing all of the carbs, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals, and phyto-nutrients we need from food is a background process that goes on […]

Celery Is Not Just a Filler

October 31, 2015 Amandalee 0

Many people think celery is just a pretty filler. It is often considered boring, but your body loves the minerals and salts provided in it low-calorie stocks and leaves. It even retains its nutrition when steamed so use it for soups and stir frys as well as salad. Forget your […]