Micronutrients, as opposed to macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and fat), are comprised of vitamins and minerals which are required in small quantities to ensure normal metabolism, growth and physical wellbeing. VITAMINS are essential organic nutrients, most of which are not made in the body, or only in insufficient amounts, and usually must be obtained through food. When … Continue reading Do you pay attention to this important trace mineral?
People spend time and money to correct teeth damage by having fillings, braces, root canals, crowns (caps), bridges and implants, extractions and teeth whitening. These procedures are very common and not many people question them. However, there are many common illnesses which were discovered to be associated with these dental procedures. In last July’s newsletter … Continue reading How healthy are your teeth?
As you know, I am married to a Jewish man and we celebrate Passover every year. I am not Jewish but I love Passover because it is very ceremonial. The Seder plate bears the ceremonial foods and contains a selection of nutritious foods. Maror — Bitter herbs symbolizing the bitterness and harshness of the slavery … Continue reading Happy Passover
As I do seminar, many audiences ask the same question, “Can I get all the nutrition from food?” The answer is Yes and No depending on where you live, how you live, what you eat, and how much you eat. Also, it relates to one’s genetic foundation. If you live in a less polluted area, … Continue reading Can You Get All of Your Nutrition from Food?
You already know that eating nutrient-dense foods in moderate amounts, moving more, and adding daily physical activates are the key to your overall health and longevity. However, only a small number of people follow this lifestyle no matter how many articles and movies are released about it. Yet, people always look for miracle herbs, pills, … Continue reading What I learned in Cuba
When I was in my freshman year of high school, there was a physical yearly checkup at the school and a doctor told me that I may have Grave’s disease. In follow up, I went to see the doctor at a hospital but my diagnosis of Grave’s disease was not confirmed. However, my mother, who … Continue reading Thyroid disease for moms and babies
Cauliflower is a winter vegetable from November to March, but now you can purchase it all year. Although cauliflower isn't so popular compare to broccoli (especially among kids), the veggie is super versatile. You can make pickles, rice, mashed potatoes, wings and even pizza crust with cauliflower. So, this vegetable is becoming popular as a food … Continue reading Cauliflower Dip
Recently I watched Dr. David Dikeman’s presentation on, “how to avoid complications of type 1 diabetes”, and was really surprised to learn that a slight increase in your overall blood sugar level can have significant impact on your risk for developing cardiovascular disease, cancer, kidney disease, stroke, and pancreas beta cell, even among non-diabetic people. … Continue reading Is your blood sugar at optimal?