Holistic Nutrition Tips

Sauteed Spinach Recipe

by in Anti-Inflammatory, Antioxidants, Cervical Cancer, Depression, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Recipes November 3, 2008

Today’s featured healing recipe is provided by ZestyCook.com! Spinach is an especially healing food as it is rich in folic acid and beta carotene. The root of folic acid comes from “foilage” and leafy greens are chock full of this nutrient shown to prevent cervical cancer and birth defects. Folic acid also has been shown […]

The Raw Foods Diet

by in Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Diets, Digestion, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Raw Foods Diet, Superfoods, Weight Loss, Wheat Free/Gluten Free, Whole Foods Diet October 27, 2008

Ever wonder what is going on with this new “Raw Food’s Diet” everyone is talking about? Well actually the diet isn’t all that “new” it is simply a snapshot of the way our ancestors ate before the advent of factory refined foods. Don’t worry you don’t have to be a vegetarian to benefit from raw […]

Squash: Autumn’s Cheapest Super Food

by in Diabetes, Fruits and Veggies, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Preventative Medicine, Superfoods October 24, 2008

By Dr. Nicole Sundene Right now squash is the HIT super food of the season. Squash is not only a CHEAP food, it is also a highly nutritious lower glycemic complex source of carbohydrates that can be enjoyed by dieters and diabetics when paired with a lean protein source. Whether you are growing pumpkins, butternut […]

55 Healthy & Cheap School Lunch Ideas

by in American Sickcare System, Attention Deficit Disorder, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Pediatrics September 21, 2008

I smelled it in the air the other night. That first cold crisp taste of autumn after a hot summer day. That nervous tension quivering around me. That bustling sensation in the air that can only be caused by millions of children and parents simultaneously scrambling to gather last minute glue sticks, scissors, trapper keepers, […]

Vegetarian Protein: Not just for Vegetarians

by in ADHD, Anti-Aging, Anti-Inflammatory, Anxiety, Diabetes, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Nuts, Protein, Reader Questions, Vegetarian September 18, 2008

Hi Dr. Nicole, I would like to start eating more vegetable proteins and less meat, but am not sure how to do so healthfully.  Do you have any suggestions? Eating vegetarian sources of protein at each meal is beneficial to both omnivores and vegetarians alike. Moving towards more of a plant based diet will aid […]

How Many Calories Do I Need a Day?

by in Diets, Holistic Nutrition Tips, Kitchen Sink, Sports Nutrition, Weight Gain, Weight Loss June 27, 2008

By Bonnie Pfiester, Fitness Trainer. The million dollar question: “How many calories should I eat?” Someone’s caloric allowance varies depending upon a person’s activity, weight and metabolism. One of the best places to start is by looking at the most popular brand name diets. Why do many brand named diets work? Brand name diets work […]