Women’s Health in the News

Published April 23rd, 2014 in Just for Women

Millions of women in America schedule mammograms to monitor breast health, a surprising number of us are scarred of the breast cancer specter,  part of this fear has resulted from medical studies and well-intentioned media coverage sponsored by medical groups. My own Insurance Company began mailing me reminders to have a mammogram when I turned […]

Allergy Season – You know it is bad when….

Published April 16th, 2014 in Allergies

Every year we look forward to spring, the longer days, warmer temperatures, flowers and outdoor activities. What many of us don’t look forward to are seasonal allergies, sinus headaches, itchy eyes and skin. This year we knew allergy season was going to be a bad one when our Sadie girldog had to go visit Dr. […]

Feed the Heart – fruit of the vine and chocolate in the news.

Published April 8th, 2014 in Heart Health

Dark Chocolate may not be your preferred type, but new research supports maybe it should be. It might seem too good to be true, but dark chocolate is good for you and scientists now know why. Dark chocolate helps restore flexibility to arteries while also preventing white blood cells from sticking to the walls of […]

The Food of a Nation – may not be what you think..

Published April 4th, 2014 in Bon Appetit - Just Plain Good Food

Many of us owe much to those brave souls who traveled to America – the promise of a new land with nothing more than the cloths on their backs, what they could carry in a wooden chest, trunk, or satchel. Not only did these individuals travel to the unknown, they also carried with them the […]

I’ll Take that with Onions

Published February 10th, 2014 in Blog, Bon Appetit - Just Plain Good Food

We are now in the dead of winter. With the cold comes the rampage of flu and environmental allergies. The cold made me think of soup, and you can’t make real soup without garlic and onions. I also thought about all the client calls about sinus infections, colds and the approach of hay fever season. […]

Fukushima and Perspective

Published February 3rd, 2014 in Blog, What's in the News

In January, I had an opportunity to head cross country to Butte Montana. Many of you know the history of the atomic movement, or think you do as was my case. My journey took me through the home of the atom splitting and development of nuclear reactors, Idaho’s Arco desert – home of Idaho Falls […]

Have We Turned the Corner?

Published January 27th, 2014 in Blog

In April of 2009, Springer Science and Business Media published findings on the correlation between soft drinks and fast food increasing childhood obesity. The study reported, children who ate fast food and drank soft drinks were more likely to be overweight, but they were also less likely to be unhappy. (I’m going to not comment […]

Mothers to be and Healthy Fat

Published January 13th, 2014 in Blog, Just for Women

In Norway and Japan baby formulas, food and prenatal vitamins are augmented with high quality Fish Oils. It should be noted the average IQ of children in Japan is listed as one of the highest in the world currently. Norway like other Scandinavian nations incorporates Omega 3 supplementation for the populace as a whole to […]

For All Mothers to be

Published January 6th, 2014 in Blog, Just for Women

I haven’t spent much time writing for or even thinking about new mothers and the health concerns facing them. So sense it is a new year and a time for new beginnings, I shall endeavor to change that. Many countries in the world go the extra mile on prenatal nutrition, but not so here in […]

A Look at the News

Published December 30th, 2013 in Blog, What's in the News

As we come to the close of 2013, I spent some time cursing through the headlines, while I was poking around I found a headline on vitamin D. No surprise there, as I was on the vitamin D councils website. Hahaha Just the same this particular headline caught my attention because it pertained to thyroid […]

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