Preventative Medicine

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 […]

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 […]