Inflammation has become the buzzword of the past 10 years. It has been linked to heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis and a host of autoimmune issues. Most people do not realize to what level inflammation can affect your health. In fact, it is one of the leading causes of obesity. Dr. Mark Hyman is... Read More
A five-week health and body makeover, The Gold Coast Cure was created to reverse 10 diseases: obesity, type II diabetes, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, asthma, arthritis, cancer, vascular dementia, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia. This three-pronged plan features a balanced diet of whole foods, a 30-minute... Read More
by Dawn Lewis
Roasted peppers are a great way to bring out flavor and add unique flavors to many different dishes. Peppers, either sweet or hot, can be roasted in a variety of ways. Once they are roasted they can be added to salads, casseroles, sandwiches, and much more. Let's first look at two different ways to roast peppers.
One way to... Read More
Sometimes, the simplest thing that you can do to improve your overall diet is simply to adopt a more healthy cooking method. Rather than relying on fast food restaurants or prepared foods, you will find that by taking advantage of a healthy cooking method you will be able to get the entire flavor that you are looking for along with considerable benefits to your overall health.
The first healthy cooking method that you are going to want to be... Read More
Fats have gotten a bad rap over the years. However, all fats are not creative equal. There are good fats and bad fats. The first step is identifying which fats are which. Saturated fats kick up total blood cholesterol, along with the LDL or bad cholesterol. These are found in animal products like meat, dairy and eggs, and trans fats found in processed foods such as fries, chips,... Read More
Meet PAM. You can't imagine foregoing butter. After all, how will you saute'' your meats and vegetables? How will you grease those baking pans? Well, meet PAM, a fat-free cooking spray that comes in Original, Butter, Olive Oil and two other flavors. With PAM, you can eliminate the need for other unhealthy fats. Butter is a "natural" product that comes from animals, but it also contains 7 grams of saturated fat. And if you think you're off... Read More
Skin care is not a topic of recent times; it has been in practice since ancient times, when herbal skin care was probably the only way to take care of skin. However, skin care has transformed in a big way. Herbal skin care routines have been replaced by synthetic/chemical-based skin care routines. The herbal skin care recipes which once used to be common place are not so popular today (and even unknown to a large population). This... Read More