"The emerging role of chronic inflammation in the major degenerative diseases of modern society has stimulated research into the influence of nutrition and dietary patterns on inflammatory indices." That's a 2010 quote from the 2nd source listed below. Do we take inflammation and it's relationship to diet seriously enough? Not really... here's more:
Foods and Supplements for Brain Health – Nutrition and the Brain
Our workshop topic this month is “Reclaim Your Healthy Brain”. Three of the items Clinical Nutritionists, Heidi Hoffman and Jeannie Gorman will be focusing on for this class are:
– Discovering the missing key nutrients in your diet
– Learning about the KEY Neuro-inflammation blood work markers
Doing a nutritional cleanse, and other holistic wellness practices are not a cure for disease, or a replacement for medical care. However, you have an opportunity to take a little more responsibility for your health, and do something proactive to create a vibrant, healthy, inner-environment for your body to thrive. With that, before making any substantial changes to your diet, it is a good idea to check with your doctor or licensed health care professional.
2 inches fresh turmeric
1 inch fresh ginger
3-4 black pepper corns
25ml lemon juice (approx. juice of one small lemon)
½ tsp honey or a few drops of Stevia
1 cup water
Place all the ingredients in a high speed blender and blend together until everything is liquified.
Pour into a glass and enjoy. Or, place in jar
Dr. Maeda's position is that most of the beneficial natural ingredients found in his immune boosting soup are often lost in other forms of food preparation. This soup is very easy to make and can be stored in the refrigerator. The ingredients and preparation are listed below so you can try this recipe out yourself.
Many people are allergic to hundreds of substances and don’t even know it. They have symptoms or reactions that go on for years before realizing that they have health concerns. Individuals can develop allergies, or they can inherit them. Learn how you can overcome allergies that can lead to chronic illness.
The National Sleep Foundation says 60% of Americans have problems with their sleep. Failure to get enough sleep puts stress on the body.
Our bodies perform repair and maintenance while we are sleeping. If our bodies are deprived of this critical time of repair and maintenance night after night, chronic health issue can arise. A sleepless
Fat is an integral part of our body and our diets. It’s involved in a variety of metabolic functions, some fats are even precursors to hormones. The last 20 years have brought conflicting information about fat, from the low-fat craze of the 90’s to the high fat lifestyle of the Ketogenic diet. Questions naturally arise with regards to good fats vs. bad fats and what to believe. The answer is really very simple; focus on whole and natural fats rather than man-made fats.
Crunchy-cheesy loving people have something to get kind of excited about. These organic chickpea puffs have a great crunch, a nice cheesy taste, an organic certification, and don’t appear to contain any of the hard-core nasties that are better to avoid in a snack. The flavor I tried was the Vegan White Cheddar, and it
Could this be a paradigm shift in popcorn? That is the claim made by Living Intentions about their Activated Popcorn. And, it looks like they do a pretty good job living up to it. If you are a popcorn lover, this could be a wonderful way to get more nutrition bang per snacking calorie. Not