Is organic food better for you? It is important to understand the difference between organic processed food, and organic produce like fruit and vegetables. For instance, you may find the word “organic” on packaged food and refined carbohydrates l... Read More
There’s no question about the health benefits of sprouts. Sprouts are extremely nutritious, easy to blend into any salad, soup or sandwich, and pack a serious nutritional punch.
Of course, when you hear the word “sprouts” you mind might jump ba... Read More
I have always enjoyed cooking with flavorful spices and herbs, especially those used within Indian and Middle Eastern cooking. One of my favorites is cumin.
Cumin is also known by its plant name Cuminum cyminum and it belongs to the plant family Apia... Read More
Health trends are unavoidable. You’re going to hear about the benefits of this, that, and the other thing every few years. What was trendy a few years ago, might not be today; likewise, the trends of today could be gone tomorrow.
In my opinion, hea... Read More
I admit it: there used to be a time that I needed a cup of coffee in the morning. I don’t often drink it now and find that I can start my day just as well without my caffeine fix. But as some studies show, this isn’t the case for half of American... Read More
I thought Halloween came early when I saw Renee Zellweger on the red carpet last week. Honestly, I’ve never been a big fan or followed her closely, but I certainly can recognize her face…or at least I thought I could.
Cosmetic plastic surgery isn... Read More
I’ve always believed that humans are products of their environment. We all grow up differently and have different experiences that shape us, whether it’s how we eat, what we value, or what our interests might be. And because of this, if you spend... Read More
Patients with Graves’ disease, an autoimmune disorder that typically affects the thyroid gland, may also experience Graves’ eye disease, or Graves’ ophthalmopathy as it’s also known, which causes bulging eyes and the doubling of vision due to... Read More