Heart Disease

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 […]

Super Foods!

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Healthy Recipes, Heart Disease, Holistic Tips, Kitchen Sink, Memory, Pediatrics, Superfoods, Whole Foods Makeover June 26, 2009

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Introducing favorite superfoods and their recipes is an occasional feature here at the Kitchen Table. By gradually “making friends” with the most healthy foods from nature and learning how to incorporate them in to your diet you should notice a remarkable improvement in your health. Most superfoods are simply high in […]

Olive Oil: New Research Shows it Prevents DNA Damage

by in American Sickcare System, Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Heart Disease, Kitchen Sink, Olive Oil, Omega-6 Oils, Preventative Medicine, Research September 18, 2008

Wow! Olive oil prevents DNA damage, how exciting. Why should we care about this? Because DNA damage caused by inflammation is essentially the biochemical mother of all disease. In an article recently published in the August 2008 “Journal of American Nutrition”, researchers concluded that olive oil likely prevents cancer and aging by protecting DNA from […]

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, Heart Disease, Holistic Nutrition Tips, 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 […]

Fish Oil vs Flax Oil? The Great Debate

by in Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cholesterol, Depression, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Immune Support, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Memory, Mercury, Multiple Sclerosis, Omega-3 Oils, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis April 14, 2008

One of the greatest flaws in the Standard American Diet (SAD) is a lack of omega-3 fatty acids. Repleting this deficiency typically improves memory and mental functioning as well as corrects a gamut of other annoying health problems. The reason for this is that these essential oils are necessary for proper brain functioning, immune function, […]