Fruits-Veggies Anti-Cancer

There are anticancer compounds in fruit and vegetables. An analysis of our blood would let us know if we have been eating enough to help protect against cancer. A 12 year study of 3000 men in Switzerland found that those low in beta carotene and vitamin A were more likely to die of various types … Continue reading Fruits-Veggies Anti-Cancer

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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

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

Health Benefits of Onions

Most of us eat onions one way or another. They are an amazing home remedy and preventative "herb" that ought to be considered when self-supporting our body's health: cancer, heart, diabetes.