Woodland Hills residents living with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) might want to consider trying out some meditation techniques to help them with their medical condition, with a new pilot study from Massachusetts General Hospital suggesting that the practice could have a big impact on clinical symptoms. Carried out in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the […]
Flaxseeds – Are They All They Are Cracked Up To Be?
Most people are now familiar with Flaxseeds as they are more available in food stores. Many people are using them as a ‘Superfood”. As indeed they are. The major nutritional components of flaxseed are oil ,fiber and protein as the chart shows for 100 grams. 4oz approx Protein 20% Fat […]
The One Thing You Really Want To See In The Red
The versatility of tomatoes is unending.. Their value is superlative and most of us eat them often as they taste so good!.There are so many ways to use them – fresh, raw in salad, cooked in a stew, canned, as a sauce to pour over a food, tomato purée, paste and even drink as a juice. Did […]
Pure White And Deadly
It may sound negative but the outcome is positive. In a good health positive anyway. Sugar is something we cannot ignore any more. In 1972, when British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar was bad for our health, he was ignored by the majority of the medical profession and rubbished by the food industry. We should […]
Are You Making The Most Of Your Watermelon?
At this time of year watermelon is very much on the menu especially if you are barbecuing and entertaining. Not only is a good wedge of watermelon refreshing on a hot sizzling day but it offers amazing nutritive value. As it is 92% water it is low in calories and actually has a low glycemic […]
Tips For A Healthy Christmas Season
5 Tips for a Healthy Christmas Season We are surrounded by food wherever we go this time of year. So it is easy to fill up on sweet and fatty (the wrong fats) foods which can leave you feeling not so good, maybe a few pounds heavier too. Here are some tips to help you be healthy especially […]
Is It The Food I Eat, Or Is It Just Me?
Most of us have foods that do not “agree with us” too well. It is helpful if we know what they are! That can save a whole lot of trouble. It can be frustrating when we react to a good healthy wholesome food, even ones known as a “Superfood”!! You may not have thought that […]
Probiotics – Are They Worth Taking?
“Pro-Biotic” means ‘For Life’ so what a great asset we can have in our gut to get and keep healthy. Whereas, “Anti-Biotic” means ‘against life’. As we know these are prescribed to kill off bacterial, yeast and parasitic infections. The problem is they kill the beneficial bacteria too and can leave the body depleted and […]
Over-Consumption Of Salt Could Lead To…
Over-consumption of salt has been implicated as a potential cause of some of the autoimmune diseases that people suffer from, such as IBD, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Though it has been known for years that salt can contribute to cardiovascular disease, the link between salt and other illnesses has come as a surprise to some […]