Healthy Eating

A Homemade Antioxidant Elixir Recipe with 3 Powerful Ingredients

A Homemade Antioxidant Elixir Recipe with 3 Powerful Ingredients

Antioxidant elixirs are trending right now.  Different juices and recipes in various combinations are flooding the internet.  They propose to improve your immune system, beauty, weight control, sleep and prevent major diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.  But do they really live up to the hype?  And can you make them yourself at…

Carbohydrates and Cancer: Are Starchy Foods Linked to Cancer?

Carbohydrates and Cancer: Are Starchy Foods Linked to Cancer?

Have you ever wondered why some low carb diets tell you to avoid certain vegetables?  Vegetables are healthy, right?  Well, it is a little more complex than just eating your veggies.  And that is because vegetables contain dietary starches.  These complex carbohydrates follow different paths in your body, making healthy eating a complex and controversial…

Prebiotics, Probiotics, Postbiotics, A Healthy Gut, and Cancer

Prebiotics, Probiotics, Postbiotics, A Healthy Gut, and Cancer

Most of us know that eating good food is important to stay healthy and prevent disease.  But do you know why wholesome food is so important?  Scientific researchers have recently uncovered some fascinating connections between digestion and our health.  And now that connection may extend to preventing and treating cancers with prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics. …

How to Listen to Your Body

How to Listen to Your Body

Listening to your body is an important part of a healthy mindset. It is advice given by many health care professionals. And it sounds like great advice. But what does it mean to listen to your body?  And how do you do this? Let’s explore the mind-body connection and learn 12 tips for listening to…

Drinking Water During Cancer Treatments – Your Questions Answered

Drinking Water During Cancer Treatments – Your Questions Answered

Drinking enough water is vital to health and life.  It is very important that cancer patients drink enough water during cancer treatments.  This can be a difficult task because some cancer treatments can make drinking water troublesome.  Let’s talk about some of the myths and issues we face as cancer patients.  Questions about drinking water…

Do You Drink Enough Water?

Do You Drink Enough Water?

Drinking water and staying hydrated is vital to health.  But, then, why are 75% of American’s chronically dehydrated?  Less than 25% of people drink 8 glasses of water per day, as recommended by many health organizations.  So, I thought I would have a chat with you about why staying hydrated is so important for your…