Nutrition

Five Misconceptions of A Vegan Diet

Posted on August 18, 2017

What Is Veganism?   Veganism is a dietary practice that excludes all animals products from everyday consumption. Not only do vegans abstain from eating meat products like pork and beef, they also evade fish, poultry, dairy, honey, and even marshmallows. In case you needed a fun fact, marshmallows are made from gelatin, a substance created […]

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Really, fake blueberries?

Posted on August 15, 2017

This delightful blueberry fruit of indigo hue and juicy sweetness grows on perennial bushes and are native to North America.  The fruit typically grows throughout the summer, depending on the region.  Blueberries are a most wonderful addition to pies, muffins, cobblers and many, many other fruity desserts as well as in breakfast foods.  Delicious jams […]

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Spices to lower blood sugar

Posted on August 9, 2017

Did you know that some common spices that may help to lower the blood sugar.  Prescription meds are becoming more and more expensive and dangerous, so isn’t it time to find some alternative products that might help us in managing our blood sugar levels without breaking us?  There are millions of adults who are diagnosed […]

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Is A Gluten Free Diet For You

Is A Gluten-Free Diet For You?

Posted on August 3, 2017

Many people are embracing the gluten-free diet that has become widely recognized in recent years.  An estimated .5% of Americans were on a gluten-free diet in 2009.  That percentage had more than tripled to 1.69% in 2014.  Those diagnosed with celiac disease remained fairly steady, declining only slightly from .7% to .58%. The gluten-free diets […]

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HOW ABOUT THOSE HEALTH SUPPLEMENTS

How About Those Health Supplements?

Posted on August 2, 2017

Probiotics are the friendly bacteria for our digestive health.  They contain living organisms.  Other than bacteria, a type of yeast is also part of the probiotics and good bacteria in the gut that will help with digestion.  You may receive relief from diarrhea and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome might also be provided by probiotics. […]

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Butter in Your Coffee? What’s this all about?

Posted on July 31, 2017

Butter in your coffee? What’s this all about? That’s right, there’s a new trend you may or may not have heard about. The trend is that people are putting butter into their coffee rather than the usual sugar and cream. Believe it or not, it’s the best idea ever. It may sound questionable to most […]

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Mushrooms & A Healthy Diet

Posted on July 27, 2017

Including mushrooms in your healthy diet is recommended as they are edible fungi that contain important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are classified as vegetables but aren’t technically plants. Mushrooms are of the fungi kingdom and include yeasts and molds and the fruit bodies of multicellular fungi growing above or below ground. Mushrooms have been […]

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Benefits of Hibiscus Tea

Posted on July 24, 2017

  The most dramatic change in improving your health is very simple and free.  Put a halt to all sodas, because they are loaded with a toxic amount of sugar or artificial sweeteners.  This is more toxic to your health than you could ever imagine.  Some people are reluctant to give up soda because they […]

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FIGS-A SUPERFOOD

Figs-A Superfood

Posted on July 18, 2017

Figs are plentiful in the summer but organic figs are available in most health food stores year-round. This fruit isn’t the most popular, but they have a distinction of being one of the healthiest of the fruits and are a communal and communicative fruit. This is the only fruit that has an opening called the […]

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Foods to Eat for Quick Energy Boost

Posted on 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 […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon