Tag: Inflammation

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 …

Why the Mediterranean Diet

With the abundance of “diets” that you might read about, it can be head-spinning to figure out which one you should follow.  A number of different studies, including one …

Superfood! Turmeric

You’re probably familiar with the bright yellow spice used in curry and a lot of Indian foods, but you may not be aware of the amazing health benefits it …

Feed Your Brain

We normally think of food as nutrition for our bodies, without giving much thought to our brains.  The truth is that what you eat has a huge impact on …

Superfood! Walnuts

Contain the highest level of antioxidants of all nuts Contain the highest amount of Omega-3 than any other nut One of the best foods to help prevent inflammation Helps …

Eat Your Broccoli!

We’ve always known that broccoli was a superfood; now its star power has just increased.  New research from Dr. Pier Paolo Pandolfi at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Cancer …

Inflammation and How to Calm It

Inflammation is the body’s normal reaction to injuries, illnesses or infections.  Your body produces increased levels of white blood cells and other substances such as cytokines to help it …

The Gut – Your Second Brain

70 to 80 percent of our immune system is in our gut, which is probably why Hippocrates said that “all disease begins in the gut”.  The bacteria in your …
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