Pumpkin & Pumpkin Seeds – Amazing Health Benefits

Commonly viewed as a vegetable, pumpkin is scientifically a fruit, as it contains seeds. Nutritionally it is more similar to vegetables than fruits. Pumpkin has a range of fantastic health benefits, including being one of the best-known sources of beta-carotene. Eye Health:  Beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant. It also gives orange vegetables and fruits their… Read More

Winter Vegetable Soup

Warm up on a chilly day with this hearty vegetable soup. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 celery stalks cut into pieces 1/2″ pieces 4 leeks (white and pale-green parts only cut in half lengthwise and cut into 1″ pieces (may substitute with onion) 3 carrots, cut into cubes 2 garlic cloves (crushed) Red pepper… Read More

Beating Depression

1 in 10 or 30 million people a year in the U.S. take an anti-depressant drug.  That is 1 out every 7 for women increasing to 1 out of 4 for woman of reproductive age. With such a massive amount of anti-depressants being prescribed, why are so many people feeling down and depressed? It’s simply… Read More

Tis the Season for Headaches & Migraines

Winter holidays are the most festive season of the year and it’s a chance for you to celebrate with your friends and family. They can also lead to an onslaught of responsibilities and chores; shopping, gift wrapping, baking, cooking and cleaning are just a few things that might overwhelm you this time of year. With… Read More

Black Friday SALE: Stress-Reducer and Memory-Enhancer ‘Calm & Clever’

Do you worry a lot?  Are you forgetful, nervous, moody or overwhelmed?  Chances are, you are not protecting yourself from the ravaging effects of stress and anxiety. Ongoing stress and elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol can rob your memory, your health, your quality of life and your future?   The good news…?   Now… Read More

Eating Red Meat – Healthy or Unhealthy?

For decades the meat industry has talked about the benefits of eating red meat (meat that is red before cooking, such as beef, lamb, and pork).  They mention the protein content, the iron, the vitamin and mineral content, etc. The media, and some healthcare professionals talked about its fat content and associated its consumption with heart disease… Read More

Fruit Infused Water Recipes – A Great Way to Stay Hydrated and Beat the Heat!

Summer is in full swing and with rising temperatures comes the need for everyone, to stay well hydrated.  Helping to prevent headaches is only one of the benefits to drinking plenty of water.  Water helps with controlling calories, energizing muscles, and keeping your skin looking good.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read More

August Brings Extreme Heat and Migraines

There are several weeks of summertime left to enjoy so don’t get stuck in the dark riding out a migraine or headache. August brings extreme heat but also a last chance to plan summer activities and vacations. As schedules change, and temperatures rise so do migraine triggers such as barometric pressure, disrupted sleep patterns, stress… Read More