Fruits and Veggies

Scientists Discover How Cranberries Prevent Bladder Infections

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Bladder Infections, Fruits and Veggies, Kitchen Sink, Research, Supplement Quality December 5, 2010

By Rod Newbound, RN, Anti-Aging Expert Although it’s been known for several years that cranberries can prevent urinary tract infections, up until now, the exact mechanism has remained a mystery. But in a newly published study, scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute say they’ve discovered the secret. They found that virulent bacteria, like the kind that […]

Heart Palpitations and Magnesium

by in Anxiety, Dr. Benjamin Lynch, Fruits and Veggies, Heart Disease, Kitchen Sink, Pregnancy, Reader Questions March 25, 2010

Hi Dr. Ben, Question:I am currently pregnant and have been experiencing heart palpitations. My midwife told me to take magnesium. I have been taking a drugstore brand of magnesium oxide 250mg pills, but I don’t think I’m absorbing as much as I should because I am still having palpitations before my next dose. So, my question is […]

The 17 Grooviest Green Foods

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Best, Constipation, Dehydration, Detox, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Liver Support, Olive Oil, Raw Foods Diet, Superfoods, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet March 18, 2010

#1 Cabbage: Of course since we are celebrating St. Patties Day we MUST celebrate cabbage! Recently I went to an Irish Pub and ordered corned beef and cabbage, and was horrified to find out that the beef is “corned” because it is brined with corn sized pieces of salt! Hold the corned beef, but keep […]

The Tough Economic Times Diet

by in Diets, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Cost Cutters, Kitchen Sink, Unfulfilled Consumerism, Weight Loss, Whole Foods Diet December 5, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Jay Leno joked last night that “the economy was so bad that women in LA had to resort to diet and exercise to look good.” I couldn’t help but chuckle at that one.  Because the REAL dark irony is that a whole food diet and lifestyle will help you look a […]

Superfoods! Superfoods? And Superfood Supplements?

by in American Sickcare System, Anti-Aging, Antioxidants, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Dr. Jody Stanislaw, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Holistic Tips, Kitchen Sink, Pediatrics, Superfoods August 19, 2009

By Dr. Jody Stanislaw, Naturopathic Physician Superfoods! I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz. But what exactly is the buzz all about anyway? What are superfoods? Do you really need to eat superfoods? What are the benefits? How do you choose which superfoods are best for you? Well, wonder no longer. Lets get right to the […]

Cheapest Health Foods

by in American Sickcare System, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Cost Cutters, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine, Superfoods July 25, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Eating healthy on the cheap can be tough, but if you stock your kitchen with the healthy cheap essentials it should save a great deal in the long run. I buy certain staples like organic cheese and organic butter when they are on sale and keep them in the freezer. Consider […]

Organic Food Gardening Beginners Manual: Review

by in Bobbie Laing, Fruits and Veggies, Gardening, Kitchen Sink, Organic May 11, 2009

By Bobbie Laing For anyone wanting to plant an organic fruit and vegetable garden, Julie Villani‘s book, Organic Food Gardening Beginners Manual is an excellent resource. Whether you are a beginner or just want some advice on your existing garden, you will find step-by-step instructions and some valuable advice on every aspect of home gardening […]

Why Pomegranate Juice is Wonderful

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine March 26, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene When the Pomwonderful people asked me if they could send me some of their juice to taste and report on, I was thrilled because I am already a huge fan, as I mentioned in my articles on “How to Make Your Own Sports Drinks” and “Healthy Herbal Cocktails.” Plus all my […]

Pesticides: The New Dirty Dozen

by in Detox, Environmental Medicine, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine, Whole Foods Makeover March 26, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene There is a new dirty dozen out by the Environemental Working Group. Check out the top 12 dirtiest most pesticide ridden foods we should buy organic and the “Clean Fifteen” that we don’t have to worry about so much. Although we should always take a spin around the organic foods section […]