Making Friends with Fiber

Fiber Making Friends with Fiber: Fiber is a great food friend, because it helps keep your body’s system clean and running in tip-top shape. It also helps prevent a lot of different symptoms and diseases like constipation and cancer. What is Fiber? Fiber is in a class all by itself. It is a natural part…

How the Brain Adapts

How the Brain Adapts ~ At my peer advisory group today, we watched a Ted Talk about what occurred in the psyche of a person having a stroke. It occurred to me how quickly we adjust and adapt to adversity when we are put into the situation requiring that of us. For instance, when the…

Artificial Colors and Flavors

Artificial Colors and Flavors A long time ago, before 1950, food manufacturers used real, natural colors from plants to add color to foods. If they wanted red, for example, they used beets, and they could get green from chlorophyll. After World War II, however, the chemical industry got very big, and the companies saw a…

The Miracle of Water

The Miracle of Water What are 3 things everyone absolutely must have to live? If you said food, water, and air, you are right! Water is not only precious for your life, it is also critical for the life of the earth and all it’s living creatures and plants. Between 55% to 75% of your…

Cholesterol Testing and Results

Cholesterol and Lipids Cholesterol Testing and Results : A test that requires a small blood sample and that can provide important medical information is a complete cholesterol test, also known as a lipid panel or lipid profile. This test can measure the levels of the different types of cholesterol and triglycerides in your body.The test…

Care for Your Eyes

Care for Your Eyes The Eyes are the windows to your soul and the doorways to your world. Despite the obvious importance of eyesight, many people take their vision for granted. That is, until something happens; whether it is an injury, a deterioration in the ability to see, or a diagnosis of an eye condition…

Pumpkin Seeds Purge Parasites!

Pumpkin Seeds Purge Parasites! Pumpkin Seeds, when chewed, will purge intestinal parasitic worms due to the ‘tetracyclic triterpenes’ compound contained within the seeds that are released during the process of grinding them up. This substance is known to paralyze the worms causing them to release their grip from the intestinal walls This is great news,…

Breathe!

Breathe! Without breath there is no life, yet we take breathing for granted until something happens that hinders our ability to breathe properly. Thus it is a good idea to take time each day to celebrate the very act of breathing, to learn how to breathe properly and to honor the life-giving, life-sustaining essence of…

Revitalize yourself with sleep

Revitalize yourself with sleep When was the last time you woke up feeling completely rested, refreshed, and revitalized. Was today? Yesterday? Is it many days of your life? If not, you are not alone. Sleep deprivation is one of the most pervasive health problems in the United States. The National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep in America…