Tag: heart disease

Spice it Up!

Many people are addicted to fast food because it’s loaded with salt, sugar, and fat.  At the same time, they are reluctant to eat home-cooked meals that they find …

Plants for your Heart

A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that adhering to healthy eating patterns is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease …

Eating Less Meat is a Win Win Win!

As Covid-19 infections continue to soar, one of the areas hardest hit is the meatpacking industry.  We are learning that workers in meat processing plants are particularly susceptible to …

Superfood! Ginger

Ginger is part of the plant family that includes cardamom and turmeric, and it has been used for thousands of years not only as a spice but also as …

Too Much Salt or Not Enough Potassium?

Sodium and potassium are both electrolytes that your body needs, with potassium working to maintain normal fluid levels inside the cells, and sodium the normal fluid levels outside the …

Superfood! Chia Seeds

Tiny, but mighty, chia seeds are a nutrition powerhouse.  They’ve been used by the Aztecs and Mayans since as far back as 3500 B.C. and the word “chia” in …

Have a Cup of Coffee!

One of the latest studies on the benefits of drinking coffee comes from the Baylor College of Medicine and is focused on its effect on the gut microbiome.  They …

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