Inflammation and Disease

It is my belief that diseases/sicknesses of the body all have an inflammatory component. Inflammation is not a good thing and is a signal something is wrong. Think about how when someone is angry we say they are inflamed and may ask, "Why are they so irritated?" Inflammation can be prevented and treated by including … Continue reading Inflammation and Disease

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Health Benefits of Cabbage

I love cabbage and foods made with it like borscht, cabbage rolls and cabbage soup. As a child I recall that my parents had ulcers and for treatment were told to stay away from cabbage and to drink lots of milk. Well years later the health professionals reversed those guidelines and people were told that … Continue reading Health Benefits of Cabbage

The Humble Potato

I say humble because the potato has been the recipient of unhealthy comments for years. Personally, for years I thought of it as the poor man's food, having lived the first 13 years of my life on Prince Edward Island. PEI bore the acronym Potatoes Every Inch. Adding to this thinking is my Irish heritage … Continue reading The Humble Potato

Beta Carotene

Why do we need beta carotene and what does it do for our body and health? Here's a quick overview and as you can see it's primarily to do with Vitamin A. Below is a list of foods containing beta carotene. Sadly with all of the pollution assailing us there is a need to focus … Continue reading Beta Carotene

Protect With Carrots

It is that time of the year we have come to call 'flu' season. The best way to maintain health is to eat well and support the immune system with food that reinforces our body's ability to block those nasty germs we encounter. Food is becoming more expensive and especially fresh produce which is the … Continue reading Protect With Carrots

Coriander & Hyssop Benefits & Uses

So Ahab spoke to Naboth, saying:  Give me your vineyard, that it may serve as a garden of herbs to me. 1 Kings 21:2 Scattered throughout the bible there are references to various plants, herbs, foods, etc.  I once would read over these things just thinking, if anything, "That's nice."  But, over the years I … Continue reading Coriander & Hyssop Benefits & Uses

Negative-Positive Foods for Left-Right Side Health

When I sat down to write this blog I didn't realize how much more information I would find in the process.  I suppose that's one of the perks of loving to write:  I am always learning something new. Three years ago during the process of doing a cleanse, I discovered a lot of things about … Continue reading Negative-Positive Foods for Left-Right Side Health

Honey

I am continuing with posts on some foods and herbs that are referenced in the Bible. And he put forth the end of the rod, and dipped it in the honeycomb.  And he carried his hand to his mouth and his eyes were enlightened.  ~ 1 Samuel 14:27 Honey was apparently very popular among the … Continue reading Honey

Olives & Olive Oil

Is any sick among you? ... Let them ...pray over him anointing him with oil ... James 5:14 The olive was one of the most valuable and versatile trees of biblical times.  There are many passages in Scriptures that mention olives, olive trees, olive yards and olive oils. One of the most famous references to … Continue reading Olives & Olive Oil