Health Recipes

AZ Crop Guide: What’s in Season for Your Nutrition

 September 23, 2019

Because Phoenix, AZ doesn’t experience harsh winters, it’s easy to find an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Fall, in particular, is a special season for produce in the area.  Arizona-Grown Fruits and Vegetables to Eat This Fall Here are some of the most nutritious fruits and vegetables available at your local […]

Tamarind Benefits

 September 10, 2019

Tamarind is a tropical fruit that many of us have never heard of or tasted.  This fruit comes in a pod looking like a smooth, pale brown bean and has a sweetly acidic flavor and a sticky paste-like consistency inside when mature.  The fruit is also known as Tamarindus indica L and as the “date […]

Chicken Soup’s Medical Magic

 August 20, 2019

Robert Preidt of HealthDay Reporter enlightens us on the magic of chicken soup. Many of us may rely on that chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold without even really knowing exactly why the warmth of the broth brings us relief. A dietitian explains that a hearty bowl of this soup may help to clear […]

Cherries – A Super Food!

 August 19, 2019

I love my summer treat of fresh cherries with their many health benefits.  The season is usually May through July with a high susceptibility to pest and they do have a short shelf life with the season for them being so short. Acerola cherries have some of the highest sources of vitamin C and provide […]

What Works?

 July 17, 2019

We have a tendency to self treat when relief is needed, but before this is done you need to consult with your doctor or pharmacist before trying any home remedy.  Every drug or herb works differently so if you take prescription, over-the-counter meds, or go to the health food store, keep in mind that many […]

Lemon & Salt Tonic

 January 23, 2019

  There are many potential benefits of real sea salt and lemon. The sea salt has been proven throughout the years and through science that moderate levels of this is actually good for your heart health and does not negatively affect blood pressure.  Stephen Seifert wrote an article reviewing the benefits of sea salt combined […]

Meals Trigger Inflammation

 January 11, 2019

We are not only taking in nutrients when we eat we are also consuming a significant quantity of bacteria. That’s certainly not fun to think about! In order to fight these bacteria, our body is faced with the challenge of simultaneously distributing the ingested glucose and fighting these bacteria. An inflammatory response is triggered that activates […]

Benefits of Anise Oil

 December 10, 2018

Anise oil has a licorice-flavored taste that offers body-wide benefits that were used by many ancient civilizations. Many of today’s pharmaceuticals take advantage of anise’s benefits by adding this herb to some drugs, like cough syrup and throat medications. These drugs are neither all natural nor safe according to pharmaceuticals. It needs to be used […]

Low Carb Food Swaps

 July 12, 2018

Carbohydrates are mainstay for lots of people who say they love all those comfort foods like macaroni and cheese, donuts, white rice and bread.  These sure aren’t the foods for someone who has healthy eating on the mind. These carbohydrates are just plain bad for you. Not all carbs are the same though.  A lot […]

Foods to Eat for Quick Energy Boost

 July 3, 2017

Looking for Foods to eat for quick energy boost? Next time you feel like you are dragging your feet, put down the cuppa’ Joe and instead, get a quick energy boost from these food selections. Believe it or not, food is the number one factor that affects your energy and knowing as much as you […]