Antioxidants

Heart Healthy Herbal Cocktail

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Diarrhea, Fat Burners, Heart Disease, Kitchen Sink, Pain Management, Pediatrics, Recipes, Sports Nutrition, Sugar Substitutes, Weight Loss July 2, 2008

By Dr. Nicole Sundene With the hot summer months upon us (well not so much in Seattle today), I thought I would share my favorite herbal iced tea recipe to help you “Unleash your inner fabulosity”. Mixing fat burning green tea with pomegranate juice is a most delicious delivery system for the heart healthy antioxidants, […]

Rosemary for Remembrance

by in Antioxidants, Attention Deficit Disorder, Caffeine, Colds/Flus, Digestion, Headaches, Heart Disease, Heartburn, Herbal Medicine, Kitchen Sink, Memory, Menopause May 28, 2008

Rosemary is a great herb for memory. Rosemary is often added to recipes dedicated to those that did not survive breast cancer for “remembrance”. William Shakespeare even wrote in the play Hamlet, “There is rosemary, and that is for remembrance”. Not too long ago we had some random spring snow here in Seattle, and whenever […]

Rosemary Salmon Recipe

by in Antioxidants, Diet Tips, Heart Disease, Inflammation, Memory, Menopause, Multiple Sclerosis, Omega-3 Oils, Pain Management, Recipes May 28, 2008

If I can make this recipe, then ANYONE can make this recipe. Combining the simple whole foods ingredients of salmon with rosemary is not only great for the cardiovascular system, but memory and concentration as well. The omega-3 oils combine nicely with the anti-oxidant and circulatory properties of the rosemary to give your brain a […]

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

by in Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Arthritis, Cancer, Cholesterol, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Inflammation, Injury Care, Lupus, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens February 29, 2008

Who should be on the anti-inflammatory diet?  Well– just about everyone! Anyone with arthritis, chronic pain, chronic disease, cancer, cardiovascular disease such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or sjogrens, as well as those looking to slow the aging process and disease prevention will benefit from an […]

Coenzyme Q10

by in Antioxidants, Cholesterol, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Kitchen Sink, Vitamins February 20, 2008

Coenzyme Q10 or “CoQ10”, also known as ubiquinone, is an anti-oxidant that is essential for mitochondrial energy production and may play a role in cellular defense against oxidative damage. A growing body of research shows that using a coenzyme Q10 supplement alone or in combination with other therapies may be beneficial in the treatment of […]