Food Remedy Series – Talking Turkey: A Natural Sleep Aid

Traditionally in America, we gather together with family and friends for traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinners. Like most of us do, you eat more than you typically eat on non-holidays, so after the meal, you want to take a nap. Many of you may think that you get sleepy because you ate too much because eating […]

Food Remedy Series – Broccoli: A Green Machine Used For Cancer Prevention And Weight Loss

How many of you grew up hearing “Eat your broccoli!” I did. I hated broccoli. Oh, if only I knew then what I know today about this powerful vegetable. Health Benefits First cultivated in Italy, broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable from a flowering plant family that includes cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and kale. Broccoli is […]

Food Remedy Series – Pumpkin: From The Front Porch Into Your Kitchen

Pumpkin is called “The King of Squash“, and this King is a free-radical scavenger that is the source of eye-protecting carotenoids, such as lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-cryptoxanthin, and alpha-carotene. Did you know that lutein and zeaxanthin are found in the lenses of your eyes? Studies show that eating foods high in lutein and zeaxanthin, packed within pumpkins, can help […]

Food Remedy Series – Cauliflower: A Powerful Disease Warrior + Pizza Crust

Do you like eating the white flesh of a Brassica oleracea known as a curd? It sounds much more appetizing to simply call this curd a cauliflower.  Cauliflower is making a comeback these days. It makes a very popular pizza crust alternative, it can be eaten raw on a veggie plate to help with ulcers, you can […]

Food Remedy Series – Protein: A Natural Sleep Aid And Midnight Snack

Did you know that a deficiency of vitamins and minerals can affect your sleep? So, the better your diet, the better you sleep. The USDA discovered that if you don’t get enough copper or iron in your diet, it can take longer for you to fall asleep. If this rings true for you, eat more protein, and add […]

Food Remedy Series – Garlic: Resisting Disease And Vampires

Garlic is part of the onion family, related to onions, shallots and leeks. Garlic Starts Healing From Your Gut More research is coming out these days about the importance of gut health. Old-fashioned medical doctors have used garlic to treat a variety of medical conditions for centuries. Garlic’s healing compounds start working in your gut and […]

Food Remedy Series – Plantains: Health In A Peel

I am starting a Food Remedy Series, highlighting the many foods that Nature provides to help you prevent disease. This week, the healthy food remedy is the Plantain.  I guess I picked the Plantain (sorry for the pun) because I have them growing on my South Texas wildlife preserve. We feed them to our tortoises and parrots. […]

The Health Differences Between Hemp And Cannabis

Are you sore when you wake up in the morning? Nature’s Cures There are a plethora of natural remedies that help prevent disease, relieve pain naturally, and boost your immune system when you are recovering from disease. Actually, there are so many natural health alternatives out there, how do you know which ones are the real deal? […]

Wild Lettuce – A Natural Food That’s Healthy For You (And Your Rabbit)

For centuries, people have known that wild lettuce is an herbal remedy. Hum. Rabbits know this. Ducks and chickens know this. Indigenous people know this. The Native Americans used the wild lettuces as a natural pain reliever and medicinal remedy. Luckily, wild lettuce and many other traditional medicines are making a comeback. Wild Lettuce Wild lettuce commonly refers to […]

Healthy Recipes For Thyroid Health And Weight Management

Eat foods rich in iodine for thyroid health. Good sources of iodine are seafood and saltwater fish, kelp and spirulina, organic milk and yogurt, as well as cranberries and strawberries. Get your juicer out and start making some healthy smoothies for thyroid health and weight management. Melon Banana Smoothie Ingredients for 2 servings   1/2 melon of […]