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Protection Against Alzheimer’s

Omega-3 + Alpha Lipoic Acid slow decline. A recent study released in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows that a combo of omega-3 fatty acids and alpha lipoic acid may help put the brakes on Alzheimer's. The study, conducted at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon included 32 patients with Alzheimer's. Researchers studied the effects of supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid with and without lipoic acid over a year of treatment. To measure the effects of the…

Mom’s Healthy Granola

This is one of my favorite comfort foods my mom used to make. It’s delicious mixed in yogurt, with your favorite type of milk, or just as a stand alone trail mix. I like to keep this on hand for a healthy, snacking alternative throughout the day or when I have a craving for something sweet and crunchy. Give it a try, I know you’ll love it! Ingredients: 1 cup organic rye flakes 1 cup organic oat flakes 1 cup…

Health Alert: Chronic Stress!

Did you know psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases? Until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences disease and health. Chronic psychological stress is associated with the body losing its ability to regulate the inflammatory response. Inflammation is partly regulated by the hormone cortisol and when cortisol is not allowed to serve this function, inflammation can get out of control. Prolonged stress alters the effectiveness of cortisol to regulate…

3 Tips to Help Keep You Out of the Doctor’s Office

The latin root word for doctor, docēre, means to teach, so I want to teach you 3 very important things.  It’s about the tin man, it’s about the sanctuary and it’s about the nervous system decompressor. The Tin Man You know how the tin man on the Wizard of Oz was not moving very well because he was out of oil? Well water is our oil. It is amazing to me how many chronically ill people don’t drink enough water,…

Pesto Baked Fish

What's for dinner? How about this delicious pesto baked fish recipe! It's sure to please the whole family plus supply ample omegas for healthy brain function, hair, skin, nails, weight loss and more. Enjoy! Ingredients: 4 sheets parchment paper 4-6 oz. halibut, tilapia fillet, or any fish 4 Tbsp. store bought or homemade pesto sauce dressing section 1 cup carrots, shredded 1 cup zucchini, shredded 1 cup cabbage, shredded 2 tsp. garlic, minced 1 tsp. freshly ground pepper, divided 4…

30 Days to Feel Good and Look Better

There are so many facts, ideas, theories and so much hogwash when it comes to health and nutrition. But there are two facts that are indisputable. These are four facts that all contending parties in the health and nutrition world—physicians, nutritionists, alternative docs, biochemists, etc.—cannot disagree on. They are: Fact #1: The people that eat the Western diet of highly processed, sugar-laden, chemically altered, non-foods suffer high rates of the Western diseases of diabetes, heart and coronary artery disease, joint…

Easy Beef Soup

Try my tasty beef soup the next time you need an easy meal on these cold winter days. It will warm you up and fill your tummy with the essential food groups. Sometimes it gets a little hectic around here with our family’s schedule so I like to make a large batch ahead of time and freeze small, individual servings to pull out and warm up any day for a fast meal. Ingredients: 1⁄2 pound lean ground beef 2 large…

Berry Boost Blast Smoothie

Have you ever heard that saying that breakfast is the most important part of the day? Well it’s true! What you eat for breakfast will set the tone for the rest of your day, increasing energy and boosting weight loss. This Berry Boost Blast Smoothie is the perfect start to your day with a low glycemic index so you can lose weight and enjoy energy all day. Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup blueberries 1⁄2 cup raspberries 5 almonds, chopped 1 Tbsp. ground…

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