How healthy are your teeth?

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?

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Happy Passover

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

Can You Get All of Your Nutrition from Food?

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?

What I learned in Cuba

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

Thyroid disease for moms and babies

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 Dip

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

Is your blood sugar at optimal?

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?