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, Diet Tips, Fruits and Veggies, 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 […]

Superfoods! Superfoods? And Superfood Supplements?

by in American Sickcare System, Anti-Aging, Antioxidants, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Diet Tips, Dr. Jody Stanislaw, Fruits and Veggies, Kitchen Sink, Lifestyle Tips, 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 […]

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 […]

Pesticides: The New Dirty Dozen

by in Detox, Diet Tips, Environmental Medicine, Fruits and Veggies, 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 […]