Nuts – how healthy are they?

My friend sent me a link to this article from Paleo Diet Lifestyle website, great info, great pictures. And although I do not promote Paleo, as in my opinion is too heavy on animal protein, the article is very helpful as far deciding if you should include nuts into your diet. I know that there has been a debate on health benefits of… Continue Reading


Natural Beauty Remedies

Gorgeous visual and a wonderful advise that I am definitely going to use. One good trick that I like and have heard about on Dr. Oz show is to substitute sugar for chia seeds in facial scrubs: Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp chia seeds Directions Mix the ingredients together… Continue Reading


Health news of note on Type 2 diabetes, menopause, pain management and Alzheimer disease.

This week there were few interesting health related news. Connection between diet and Type 2 diabetes in Beirut, Lebanon.  In Lebanon, Type 2 diabetes has a major public health impact through high disease prevalence, significant downstream pathophysiologic effects, and enormous financial liabilities. The findings of this study demonstrate direct associations of consumption of sugars and processed foods, such as… Continue Reading


Debunking the paleo diet?!

Debunking the paleo diet: Christina Warinner at TEDxOU. Christina Warinner is a researcher at the University of Zurich, where she studies how humans have co-evolved with environments, diets and disease. This is a very interesting video, not even as much from a perspective of debunking the paleo diet, but from the points she does make about our ancestors. What… Continue Reading


6 ways to prevent cancer in your home

I do love a good infographic 🙂 Remember, one-third of diagnosed cancer is 100% preventable and the best “cure” for any disease is not to get it in the first place. Start doing your part today to cancer proof your body. If I do use makeup, it is vegan and natural, as far as popcorn this is my… Continue Reading


How to cancer proof your body

I was reading the 10 Ways to Cancer Proof Your Body Right Now article by Danica Collins and although very long, it had some great  information pulled together as far as cancer prevention, so I had to share it here with some additional notes. By keeping your body strong and healthy, strengthening your immune system, eating clean nutritious food, getting enough sleep and learning how to… Continue Reading


Green Tea, Coffee May Guard Against Stroke

Green tea and coffee consumption may help protect against stroke and lower risk for cardiovascular disease. I love my daily coffee, its actually an espresso drink. It usually is a shot of espresso and some steamed almond milk. Some days I skip it, just don’t feel like one. Most days that is what I have and I only… Continue Reading


WATER! you are what you drink.

Came across this great image on Facebook and felt compelled to share. WATER’S EFFECT ON THE BODY! Moistens tissues such as those in the mouth, eyes and nose. Protects body organs and tissues, Helps prevent constipation, helps dissolve minerals and other nutrients to make them accessible to the body, regulates body temperature, lubricates joints, lessens… Continue Reading


TOO MUCH TEA CAUSES UNUSUAL BONE DISEASE

I am a big believer in moderation, in balance and in common sense. One also has to listen to ones’ body, and in my experience even if I love the next new health things I am into, when for whatever reason I do not feel like doing it, I don’t. This new medical case report is a perfect proof of… Continue Reading


Gluten Goodbye: One-Third Of Americans Say They’re Trying To Shun It : NPR

Balzer says. “Right now 29 percent of the adult population says, ‘I’d like to cut back or avoid gluten completely.’ That is amazing! one-third of population is gluten-free. Have you tried it yet?! One word of caution – gluten-free does not automatically make the product healthy! Most of processed and packaged gluten-free foods are still loaded with sugar! Look at the ingredients list, if buying baked… Continue Reading


PAIN KILLERS IN YOUR KITCHEN – PART 3

GO NATURAL, NO PAIN MEDS – last visual in the series of three,  by Dave Sommers (https://www.facebook.com/dave.sommers1) – I love his graphics! So this one is a last part three of three 🙁 (part one and part two) 8 more Painkillers found in Your Kitchen (part 3 of 3) Tame chronic pain with turmeric. Studies show turmeric,… Continue Reading


PAIN KILLERS IN YOUR KITCHEN – PART 2

GO NATURAL, NO PAIN MEDS with six more painkillers found in your kitchen, part two of three (part one, part three) More wonderful natural ways to get rid of the pain and eat more healthful foods while you are at it! 🙂 6 Painkillers found in Your Kitchen Give your back some TLC with grapes:… Continue Reading


1-Week Gluten-Free Meal Plan Based on The Blood Sugar Solution book by Mark Hyman

I wanted to share this 1-Week Gluten-Free meal plan, based on “The Blood Sugar Solution” book by Dr. Mark Hyman. This 32-page planner, maps out a full week of delicious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners for you-so kicking off your healthy new life couldn’t be easier! From Turkey Breakfast Sausage and Basic Tomato Salsa to Pan-Seared Halibut and Asian Chicken Salad, you’ll begin… Continue Reading


Pain Killers in your Kitchen – part 1

GO NATURAL, NO PAIN MEDS – part one of three (part two, part three). I am not a very creative person. For purpose of my website and this blog in particular, I like to write, I am good at research, but do not really have much time to play with visuals, and so I love coming across… Continue Reading


Low vitamin D levels may increase risk of type 1 diabetes – Harvard School of Public Health

Another great research from Harvard School of Public Health. Could such a simple preventative solution as taking vitamin D supplement, be able to prevent development of a serious autoimmune disease, in this case type 1 diabetes? Being a health coach I first and foremost my clients’ partner in prevention. I also have an autoimmune disorder and am very serious about right kind of supplements. I need… Continue Reading


Veganism – one side of the story

I am posting this article primarily for my own reference. It was written a couple of years ago, by a former die-hard Vegan blogger named Tasha from voraciouseats.com, the website is no longer active as apparently there were so many negative comments and reactions to the article that she just decided to retire from blogging and to use other ways to advance… Continue Reading


Food alkalinity chart. pH balance.

The pH level of our internal fluids affects every cell in our bodies. The entire metabolic process depends on an alkaline environment. Chronic over acidity corrodes body tissue, and if left unchecked will interrupt all cellular activities and functions, from the beating of your heart to the neutral firing of your brain. In other words,… Continue Reading