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

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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

Do Not ‘Own’ Family History of Diseases

I wanted to share some personal information with you with respect to family histories of various diseases. Many years ago I made a conscious choice that just because my parents came with a family history of heart disease, diabetes and cancer, I was not going to accept that nor own it. I was reminded of … Continue reading Do Not ‘Own’ Family History of Diseases

Anointing Oil of the Tabernacle & Arc

Aromatherapy, incense burning, herbs and plants - all of these are ancient practices and one of my favourite things to do is find their use in our versions of what we call the Bible. Growing up in a Catholic church I can still smell the incense that was burned and still feel the sting that … Continue reading Anointing Oil of the Tabernacle & Arc

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

Dehydration – Consequences & Needs

Following up on yesterday's post in which I set out information about the body and its composition of water, this post will deal with dehydration. Contributors to Dehydration Age: As we age the body is less able to sense dehydration and tell the brain you're thirsty and need water. Excessive Urination:  Excessive urination and increased … Continue reading Dehydration – Consequences & Needs

Pistachios: So Tiny, So Healthy

I love pistachio nuts (seeds), but until I recently did some research, I never realized how much good I was doing my body. Pretty amazing for such a tiny thing.  Mother Nature rocks, again. The pistachio is a small tree of the cashew family.  It is believed to be indigenous to Iran and is widely … Continue reading Pistachios: So Tiny, So Healthy

Circulation Health: Grapes & Horse Chestnut

Grapes, grape seeds and horse chestnut have many benefits.  This blog is primarily focused on the benefits for anyone with heart issues, including cholesterol and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI).  Both foods are known for their high antioxidant content. Out of need I discovered a great product, compliments of my local health food store.  It is … Continue reading Circulation Health: Grapes & Horse Chestnut

Benefits of Holy Basil

Basil is an herb.  The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used for medicinal purposes, and of course I use the leaves in salads, pasta sauces and anything else I want to throw a few pinches into.  Being a female I have to point out that unknown to me until I … Continue reading Benefits of Holy Basil