Health Recipes

Did Your Hospital Get A Failing Grade?

 December 13, 2012

Did Your Hospital Get A Failing Grade? Twenty-five hospitals in the United States received a failing grade on patient safety from a quality-improvement organization called The Leapfrog Group. The Leapfrog Group said that the hospital safety grades are calculated under the guidance of a 9-member panel of patient safety experts. The hospital grading system derived […]

A Good Immune Support Breakfast

 December 12, 2012

A Good Immune Support Breakfast   Sometimes, it’s tough to get in the morning, get everything ready to go to work, or get the kids off to school, and still find time to eat a good breakfast. I want to share a simple recipe you can create days ahead of time and put it in […]

What Is The Correct Cancer Diet? Part Two

 December 10, 2012

What Is The Correct Cancer Diet? Part Two Over the years, extensive medical research clearly shows that dietary habits contribute to the development of chronic diseases, including cancer. The Standard American Diet (SAD) contains too much sugar, salt, refined foods, empty calories and poor quality fats. Diets rich in vegetables, whole grains, and lean meats […]

GMO- Seeds of Deception?

 December 3, 2012

GMO- Seeds of Deception? Almost everyday now I’ve been hearing something about Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) foods. Let me tell it to you straight, it’s really beginning to concern me. I’ve been in the medical field for over thirty five years now and I am convinced that our society is getting sicker every day. A lot of people are […]

Falafel Recipe

 September 7, 2012

Falafel Recipe I just couldn’t share a hummus recipe without adding my favorite falafel one. And it just happens to be named, My Favorite Falafel Recipe! How’s that for irony? 1 cup dried chickpeas 1/2 large onion, roughly chopped (about 1 cup) 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon […]

Easy and delicious Hummus recipe

 September 7, 2012

Easy and delicious Hummus recipe This recipe makes about 5 cups or 10 – 15 servings. 4 cups of drained, cooked chickpeas (I usually cook mine in vegetable stock.) Reserve the liquid 6 garlic cloves, chopped 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper […]

When You Eat Matters

 July 21, 2012

When You Eat Matters Have you ever thought about how many social or business events you have around food? It seems that whenever we Americans want to get together to do something, there is always food involved. Our society’s eating patterns have changed over the years. People have greater access to food and reasons to […]

The 4 tiers of “organic”

 May 3, 2012

The 4 tiers of “organic”   I find that most people do not realize there are different degrees of organic. I didn’t for a long time. If you are trying to buy healthy, did you know that if you are not careful, you can still be buying pesticides etc in a product labeled “organic”. Yes […]

News From China: Punishment By Death To Those Who Are Found Guilty Of Food Safety Violations

 April 30, 2012

News From China: Punishment By Death To Those Who Are Found Guilty Of Food Safety Violations I just received an article released by World Health News that made me say “wow”. Chinese authorities indicated they were imposing the death penalty as part of China’s ongoing battle to tackle food safety breaches. We may remember when […]

Understanding Your Cholesterol

 April 25, 2012

Understanding Your Cholesterol I was once told that cholesterol is like having a handful of change. Money, change in particular, makes up pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. However, the change is called “money.” Cholesterol can be broken down like change in our hand. There is LDL, HDL, and triglycerides, but they are all three still […]